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FARO Technologies

Base Salary: Draw against commission
Total Comp: $100,000 to $120,000
Industry: Engineering
Benefits: Full
Customers: Medium
Car Allowance: Yes
Sales Cycle: salesCycle
Travel: Overnight/Large Territory
California:, Los Angeles


Mar 08, 2016
FARO is the world leader in 3D imaging and measurement systems. We are a global company traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange with a passion for excellence and success. We are proud to be recognized among Fortune Magazines 100 Fastest-Growing Companies. In order to accelerate the growth of our new product portfolio, Faro Technologies is adding new positions in our Americas Sales team.

We are currently seeking a strong closer with Forensic Product sales or Capital Equipment sales background who can execute on sales opportunities within an assigned region. Law enforcement experience, crime scene investigation, accident reconstruction or a degree in Forensic Science is preferred, but not required. You will be selling our innovative 3D Laser Scanner, Focus3D. A background in laser scanning/point cloud data or AEC is strongly preferred. In your Account Executive role, you will provide on-site demonstrations, generate revenue and identify additional sales opportunities. Your focus will be police departments and other government or investigative agencies, seeking to assist with their investigative processes.

Our Account Manager works out of a home office and will ideally be based in the Southern California or Los Angeles, Ca Region, or Seattle, WA region. Relocation is not available for this position.


1. Generate sales revenues by performing product demonstrations at selected customer sites.

2. Evaluate customer requirements; including installation location, mounting requirements,customer engineering drawings, CAD data, GD&T and inspection plans.

3. Identify additional sales opportunities outside of traditional channels.

4. Utilize all available resources including sales management, Inside Sales Specialists,Applications Engineers, marketing and others to advance and close sales.

5. Work as part of the sales team to generate ideas for company sales opportunities,processes and systems.

6. Provide feedback to FARO R&D for product improvement.

7. Act as point of contact and provide technical support to potential customers during the evaluation period.

Great Company with Excellent Benefits for You and Family

We not only care for our employees but also for their immediate family members. We believe in a balanced work-life and have developed programs and benefits plans to support that ethic, such as:

A competitive paid time off bank and paid holidays
Medical, dental, life and AD&D insurance plans
Pre-tax flex spending accounts for medical and dependent care
401K with employer match
Tuition reimbursement
Training opportunities
Wellness fairs
Frequent lunch and learns to help educate employees about various issues affecting their lives
Other employee events.

About Us

With more than 26,000 installations and 13,000 customers globally, FARO develops and markets computer-aided coordinate measurement and imaging devices and software. Portable equipment from FARO permits high-precision 3D measurement, imaging and comparison of parts and compound structures within production and quality assurance processes. The devices are used for inspecting components and assemblies, production planning, 3D documentation, as well as for investigation and reconstruction of accident sites or crime scenes. They are also employed to generate digital scans of historic sites.

Principal products include the worlds best-selling portable measurement arm the FaroArm;the FARO Laser Tracker ION; the FARO Laser ScanArm; FARO Laser Scanner; the FARO Gage; and, the CAM2 family of advanced CAD-based measurement and reporting software. FARO Technologies is ISO-9001 certified and ISO-17025 laboratory registered.

Apply Today

If you have a winning history of capital equipment sales and a passion for high-end technical products, please apply today. As an employee of FARO, you will become part of a dynamic organization which values quality, leadership, teamwork, honesty and openness as a way of life in conducting our business.


Minimum of 4 years proven and successful track record in sales of capital equipment/ Forensic related products and/or equipment. Knowledge of Forensic Science and/or Criminal Justice within a law enforcement agency.

Knowledge of CAD.

Ability to work independently.

Ability to travel extensively within territory.

Valid drivers license with excellent driving record.


Bachelors degree in an Business Administration and /or Engineering discipline strongly preferred and/or Forensic Science related field of study.

Background in forensic science, criminal justice/law enforcement, automotive, aerospace,power generation, metalworking, machinery, etc.

Metrology, lasers and quality control,familiarity with GD & T - experience selling lasers a strong plus

Demonstrated ability to isolate and identify technical problems, formulate and demonstrate solutions

Physical Requirements

Occasional lifting of very light and lightweight materials, some lifting of average or heavy weight materials over 60 lbs, occasional bending, stooping and upper body & arm rotation, frequent pushing, pulling, sitting, standing and reaching and some climbing. Ability to lift 50-75 lbs. on a regular basis.

FARO Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace with Pre-Employment Drug Screening. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.