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Sales Engineer in Industry 4.0

Sales engineers in Industry 4.0 are specialised professionals who combine technical expertise with strong communication and sales skills. They act as liaisons between clients and engineering teams, understanding customer requirements and translating them into tailored solutions involving advanced technologies, such as IoT, AI, and robotics. These engineers not only demonstrate and explain the benefits of complex products or services to potential customers, but also provide ongoing support to ensure successful implementation and customer satisfaction. 
As Industry 4.0 continues to evolve, sales engineers play a crucial role in helping businesses stay competitive by adopting innovative technologies and solutions.

As the preferred recruitment partner for professionals and experts in the field of Industry 4.0, BENOMIK specialises in sales engineering and other critical facets of this dynamic sector. We constantly enhance our multi-channel search strategies and leverage our extensive network of over 770,000 active contacts to ensure comprehensive market coverage and expedited placement for open positions. With our expertise and resources, you can trust us to find the right talent for your organisation.

What are the responsibilities of Sales Engineers? 

  • Understanding their customers’ needs and developing solutions to meet those needs
  • Keeping up with the latest trends, technology, and best practices in their field
  • Building long term relationships with customers 
  • Developing sales plans that accomplish company objectives 
  • Maintaining thorough knowledge of competitors’ products and services 
  • Analysing customer feedback to help improve products and services 
  • Generating qualified leads through networking activities such as attending conferences or trade shows  
  • Collaborating with cross functional team members like business development managers, marketing specialists, product engineers etc. to ensure customer satisfaction 
  • Developing presentations, demonstrations and proposals to increase sales opportunities 
  • Negotiating pricing and contracts with customers 

What is the latest development related to industry 4.0 that Sales Engineers must be aware of?

Industry 4.0 is the latest wave of the industrial revolution, where automation and data exchange in manufacturing technology are becoming increasingly prevalent. Sales engineers must be aware of this development because it is changing the way businesses operate and acquire their products and services. 

Modern technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, Internet of Things (IoT), and cloud computing are driving the development of Industry 4.0, and sales engineers should understand how these technologies work together to create new solutions and opportunities for businesses. Specifically, they should be knowledgeable in topics such as machine learning, predictive analytics, automated supply chain systems, digital twins, integrated production processes, and decentralised decision-making structures. 

Sales engineers should also be familiar with the implications of Industry 4.0 for their customers and the industry at large. This includes understanding how this new technology can help increase efficiency, enhance customer experience, reduce costs, and create competitive advantages. Additionally, sales engineers should be aware of potential risks associated with Industry 4.0 such as data security, privacy, and intellectual property protection. This part is one of the biggest challenges they have to face.

Embrace this exciting journey and become an integral part of it with BENOMIK by your side. We specialise in pinpointing exceptional talents and development engineers who will play a pivotal role in actualizing this promising future. Rest assured that with our expertise and support, you will have the resources you need to succeed.

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3 reasons to work with us

Expertise & Network

Our recruiting teams fill positions in areas in which they are experts and are part of the industry / community.
Huge active network and over 770.000 contacts in our database


85% of the presented candidates are invited by the client for an interview.
Ø 4 candidates until successful filling of the position.

Digital Search Process

Multi-Channel: We also find "hidden candidates" through our complete, cross-channel screening of the entire market.
We know the important trends and use and develop the best tools and processes.


First interviews with the customer within 30 days.
Successful casting on average after 89 days.

Excellent Service

We are service-oriented and take the work of recruiting off your shoulders and let you concentrate on your core business.
We are flexible, understand your expectations and implement them so that we can achieve success together.


Weekly Jour Fixe (status update based on KPIs, candidate presentation, feedback and market observations).

Detailed evaluation after multi-level assessment (confidential report).

What our partners have to say

John Doe
Andrea Nitschmann
HR Business Partner at Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG

The recruiters at BENOMIK support and accompany us throughout the entire recruiting process very competently, quickly and professionally. The presentation and quality of the profiles as well as the regular jour fixe appointments enable an efficient candidate selection. However, not only professionally, but also in terms of our corporate culture, BENOMIK succeeds in generating perfect matches.

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