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Job Title:  [OEP-NZ] Sales Engineer

Business Company:  Industrial Automation Business (IAB)

Christchurch, New Zealand

Employment Type:  Permanent

Who we are:

OMRON is a global leader in the vibrant and fast-growing automation and robotics field. We develop quality technology incorporating Robotics, Automation, IoT, Big Data, Safety solutions and Machine Vision. We work seamlessly with businesses across a wide range of industries to help drive their digital transformation.


We are large enough to make a difference, Smart enough to listen.           

Our company employs 28,000 people worldwide. Locally, across Australasia we have seven locations and over one hundred employees. Our engineering solutions empower more than 5000 customers – many of them are high-profile organisations.  


We’re mature enough to provide stability, Young enough to think ahead. 

During the past 90 years, we’ve proudly achieved a host of “World Firsts”, including Machine vision-guided robots, 2D codes, ATM Machines, Digital blood pressure monitors, Proximity sensors, etc. For the recent decade, we’ve been continuously named as one of the World’s Top 100 innovative companies.


We plan to supercharge our growth by implementing an ambitious long-term plan: “Shaping the Future 2030.”


Short Description

We’re seeking a passionate, sociable, and enthusiastic person to be part of our team committed to empowering people through automation and robotics.


This is a full-time position – with a competitive salary package, accelerated career development, an awesome bonus structure and work with the latest & greatest tech.


Don't miss this incredible opportunity!


About the role

The role is a perfect opportunity for a sales professional with great electrical/ mechatronics knowledge and is passionate about sales.  


As an integral member of our sales team, you will be required to maintain and develop existing customer data base, comprised of End users, Consultants, System Integrators, Switchboard builders and OEMs. 


You'll report to the NZ Sales Team Leader and work in a goal orientated team to achieve business and personal KPI's. Including participating in frequent meetings to discuss sales, opportunities, new initiatives, products and team KPI's.  


Working within a team environment to generate business opportunities, solutions, and new initiatives. 


Target potential accounts within the Canterbury region and work a minimum of 40 hours per week.  


Uncover new business opportunities and providing commercial and technical solutions to address customers' needs. Liaising with key stakeholders to deliver desired results.  


Whom we’re looking for:

This position is particularly suited to those who are passionate about technology and develop new business relationship to uncover new opportunities:  

  • A degree in Engineering or Electrical trade qualification; Sales or customer service experience would be advantageous. 
  • At least a minimum of 5 years working experience.  
  • An effective communicator with strong written and verbal skills.  
  • The ability to negotiate and influence to achieve positive outcomes. 
  • A team player with proven success in building effective relationships with key stakeholders at all levels. 
  • Ability to communicate with a range of customers at all levels.  
  • Proven knowledge and experience of electrical products and solutions. 




  • Join the exciting world of Automation and Robotics – an industry sector offering amazing future growth and career advancement opportunities. 
  • Be part of a global leader with a forward-thinking, collaborative, and fun culture 
  • Golden opportunity to develop your business acumen and technology insights by working with high-profile clients and elite technologies. 
  • To help you realize your full potential, you will be. 
  1. Entrusted with challenges and opportunities.  
  2. Supported by resources and mentors.  
  3. Motivated by inspiration and empowerment.


Benefits and perks

  • OMRON offers a competitive base salary, along with an annual bonus incentive, superannuation, car allowance, fuel card, company phone, and laptop. 
  • We also offer personal/training and career development and additional tools and benefits which will help you succeed in this role. This is your opportunity to work in a strong team environment with a stable, market-leading organization. 
Req ID:  2061

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