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Sales Manager (Petro) Chemical

Invert Robotics Inc. , July 26, 2019

Sales Manager Robotic Inspection Services

High potential Sales Manager looking for a new challenge to grow his or her career across North America by joining a new, exciting technology and services company with global presence.

About Invert Robotics

We, Invert Robotics, with global headquarters in Christchurch, New Zealand, use proprietary climbing robots to perform maintenance inspections of industrial equipment. Our robots make inspection work faster, safer, and more accurate than traditional inspection methods. Our highly skilled team of engineers have developed a world-leading modular inspection platform suitable for use across a range of industries and applications. The next important step in the evolution of our company is expansion into the North American chemical market. If you want to be part of a dynamic, growing organization with a cutting-edge technology as an integral part of our growth ambitions, this opportunity may be for you. 


About You

You have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in selling industrial services with a proven track record of success as well as 5 years NDT industry experience in the (Petro) Chemical industry.

You have a good understanding of the maintenance process in the chemical industry and have managed to build a strong network in the local chemical industry. You have the drive to grow a business and are hands-on when it comes to solving customer requirements. Integrity, professionalism, positive attitude, team-first focus are natural elements in your personality.

  • You are methodical and structured when it comes to manging your sales efforts.
  • You are result-driven and drive the sales process.
  • You are not just a hunter but a challenger that wants to control the sales process.
  • You possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Network builder.
  • You have good organizational skills and negotiations with major players are your main strength.
  • Have the ambition and drive to further development and the talent to grow within our organisation.
  • You have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, speak English fluently, Spanish is an asset.
  • Travel across North America is not an issue for you.
  • Understand the NDT/Inspection market and its dynamics.
  • You have an affection for robotics and interest to assist in further developing both NDT inspection techniques and our robotic platform.
  • You are knowledgeable in industry standards and recommended practices (API, ASNT, ASME, NACE etc.)
  • You are eligible to work in the USA. Invert Robotics cannot sponsor visa applications. 
  • You have an extensive network within the (Petro) Chemical industry. 


About the role

Invert Robotics Inc. is entering the North American market and you will be one of the first employees in Houston. As the future Sales Manager, you will be expected to wear several different hats. For example, you will assist in building our North American team, continue to market our new and innovative robot crawler platform, various inspection techniques and repair services, and assist in our companies continuous R&D efforts. You will be focused on both managing and developing existing customer relations as well as driving new customer sales and development. This includes making quotations and coordination with the service delivery team. Occasionally, you may need to join inspection jobs as part of the customer development process. You will report to the Country Manager USA and will be based out of the Houston office. 

  • Take responsibility for identification and engagement of new clients in target industries.
  • Develop strategic relationships with global customers through networking and marketing.
  • Develop strategic sales plans and be the owner of the forecast.
  • You will be working onchallenging tasks related to innovation and business development and work in intercultural teams.
  • Prepare and present presentations for customers and at trade shows and seminars.

As company we closely work together with industry bodies like ASNT, ASME and API. Invert Robotics is also in good standing with Robotics interest groups like Inspectioneering and SPRINT Robotics


What do we offer

Beside a competitive salary, sales incentives and a comprehensive benefits package, we offer you an opportunity to explore North America. You can define your market and build the strategy around it. At Invert Robotics, we welcome innovative ideas and strategies. 



If you are interested in this advanced opportunity in a dynamic and successful international environment, then apply via LinkedIn or by using our application system: 

Note, we are an equal opportunity employer. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.   For further information you can contact our Talent Sourcing Team by email:

We look forward to receiving your application!

Invert Robotics Inc. 

Houston, Texas


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