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Technical Sales Representative; Sales Engineer – Outside Sales

Territory Location: Northern New Jersey, Staten Island, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island

About the Position:

We’re looking for an exceptional sales professional with at least 3 years of successful outside Technical Sales experience. The ideal candidate has experience in the Biotechnology Manufacturing or Pharmaceutical Manufacturing. Are you a hunter? Someone who meets and exceeds their sales goals every time? Are you Sentinel’s future “Player” who wants to be at the top of their field? If so, please read on.

Job Responsibilities:

You’ll have a defined territory and be selling primarily to manufacturers in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Life Sciences and Specialty Chemical Industries (manufacturers who produce high-purity and sterile liquid products). You’ll be home most nights, with hardly any overnight travel. Products and technologies to be sold include: Components for Bioreactors, Sensors, Single-use products, Gaskets, Steam Traps, Valves, etc.

Ideal Candidate:

This is a challenging, TECHNICAL SALES position. We believe the ideal candidate should have an Engineering or Life Science Degree. We’re looking to hire driven and passionate sales professional, however, if you have experience selling technical products to these industries (or actual manufacturing of “high purity liquid biopharmaceutical/chemical products”) we should talk as well.

To obtain a high level of sales success, you will need to be technical, have a solid mechanical aptitude and the ability to learn about our products as well as the applications they are used in.

We are looking for candidates who are coachable – we are willing to train you in our products, the industries we serve and most importantly, our winning sales process.

Do you know how to prospect? Are a consistent closer? Do you know manufacturing processes inside and out? Are you committed to becoming a consummate sales professional?

In addition:

  • You must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, that allow you to clearly explain value propositions and build credibility.
  • You must be competitive and committed to crushing your sales quota each month, quarter and year.
  • You must be diligent about tracking your progress in our user friendly CRM/SFA tool which will help you sell more.
  • You must be ready to perform the activities required to be successful, learning our products, qualifying prospects, finding opportunities, getting high quality appointments, and closing business.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Products required.


For this role, we are providing a very competitive salary, with commissions and bonuses based on individual performance. You’ll receive a generous car allowance, reimbursement for business expenses, a cell phone, laptop and other tools required to be successful. Sentinel also offers high quality benefits such as a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, disability benefits, and life insurance. Additionally, our paid time off includes vacation, sick, personal an company holidays. We also provide support for a home office and extensive product and professional sales training.

About the Company:

Sentinel is a service oriented, technology driven enterprise. Our customers are Biotech, Pharmaceutical, and Specialty Chemical companies that manufacture sterile and other high purity liquids. They rely on the high quality products, excellent customer service, and the technical support we provide. Sentinel leverages the skills and experience of our innovative team members along with our world class suppliers of products and services to help our customers ultimately improve patient outcomes.

Leading manufacturers of BioPharm Process Components, Process Instrumentation, and Single Use Technologies utilize Sentinel as their technical sales and distribution partner. Some of our products include Single Use Bags, Silicone and TPE (Weldable) Tubing, Cell Viability, pH and DO Sensors for Bioreactors, Automated Sampling and Process Control equipment as well as Diaphragm and Sanitary Ball Valves, ASME BPE Fittings and Fabrications, Clean Steam Products, BPE and USP Class VI Gaskets and Sealing Technologies. In addition to offering these highly engineered products, we fabricate Single Use Tube Sets and Assemblies as well as BioPharm process Hoses in our own quality controlled shop facilities.

Sentinel - delivering quality and technology, everyday - that's what we do.