Application: Outside Machinery Sales


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in an industrial field
  • Three or more years’ successful experience in industrial sales
  • Strong customer support skills which lead to long-term relationships
  • Good communicator who can speak and write about machinery to engineers, plant managers, and company owners
  • Enthusiasm for assisting customers with technical questions and guidance concerning equipment application, installation, operation, and repair
  • Interest in hands-on training to learn to fine-tune and adjust specialized machinery and operator screens
  • With adequate training, wants to manage a productive territory with established customers
  • Interest in traveling to visit customers regularly (our salespeople typically average 70-80 overnight stays per year)
  • Ability to legally enter Canada
  • Experience with drafting, drawings, or technical design is valuable
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. during on-site visits, start-ups, etc. in food processing plants

Columbia Food Machinery, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, familial status, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.