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Business Development Specialist job at Emisshield Inc., Blacksburg

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About Emisshield

Emisshield is the industry leader in high emissivity particles designed to optimize the re-radiation of infrared energy. The core technology of Emisshield was originally developed by NASA to be used as the heat shield for the X-33 and X-34 Space Planes. Emisshield secured a license from NASA for the technology and, with extensive R&D, has resulted in over 22 issued patents or patents pending. Emisshield was recently inducted into the Space Technology “Hall of Fame” along with NASA Ames Research.


Emisshield is a small but growing company that is able to leverage its technology to help companies save energy and reduce carbon emissions. Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit that creates excitement and opportunities, the company believes in employee empowerment and doing what is right.


Job Description

The Technical Sales Engineer is responsible for actively driving and managing the technology evaluation stage of the sales process, working in conjunction with the sales team as a technical advisor and product advocate for our products. The Technical Sales Engineer must be able to articulate technology and product positioning to both business and technical users. The Technical Sales Engineer must be able to identify all technical issues to assure complete customer satisfaction through all stages of the sales process, project implementation and follow up. Must also be able to establish and maintain strong relationships throughout the sales cycle.


The Technical Sales Engineer will also provide post-sales oversight of projects by ensuring all required pre-installation criteria is clearly defined and understood by the customer or partner, the correct product is produced, the product is delivered when required, and that the customer is referenceable by ensuring their full satisfaction.


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for development and delivery of technical presentations to customer/prospect technical resources
  • Work with sales team and field questions during product presentations
  • Responsible for representing the product at field events such as conferences, seminars, etc.
  • Respond to functional and technical elements of RFIs/RFPs
  • Convey customer requirements to R&D staff and Management


Ideal candidate must be self-motivated with strong ability to interact positively with both technical and non-technical personnel. Must be comfortable in the dynamic atmosphere of a small company selling technical solutions. Must possess strong oral, written, and presentation skills and able to communicate professionally. Organized and analytical, able to eliminate sales obstacles through creative and adaptive approaches. Ability to travel up to 25%, as needed.

  • BS in Materials Engineering, Physics, Ceramic Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or another Engineering discipline that provides a strong understanding of materials and heat transfer mechanisms.
  • 2+ years sales engineer experience or related experience
  • Experience with Nano particle systems is a plus

  • Job country: United States

    City: Blacksburg

    Category: Nanotechnology Research

    Location: Blacksburg, VA, United States

    Job posted 2022-05-22

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