Sales Engineer

Location: Owatonna, MN or Burnsville, MN

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If you are either a current HVAC Sales Engineer or a Consulting HVAC engineer and you are looking for a role that combines your technical skills and passion for customers, then we have a great opportunity for you! We are seeking a high energy, motivated technical sales professional to promote innovative solutions for current and potential customers.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide engineering and sales support to our internal and external customers (representatives, OEMs, consulting engineers, Marketing Service department, and other internal departments)
  • Recommend HVAC solutions that meet customer needs and requirements.  Provide sales proposals and pricing for those solutions using CDI products and services.
  • Select or suggest alternative CDI products to meet customer specifications for intended use.
  • Recommend and drive the design criteria for our products, or for specific applications. 
  • Solve engineering design problems that result in reduced cost, increased quality, and/or improved productivity.
  • Answer design and engineering questions about products from both internal and external sources 
  • Assure that the paperwork accompanying new orders is complete, accurate and clearly communicates all technical information needed to support that order downstream in the “order fulfillment to factory” process.
  • Evaluate and recommend the pricing on proposals utilizing the best available information. 
  • Acquire product expertise and monitor changes in assigned areas of specialization for markets, products, or applications.
  • Develop relationships with internal and external customers that result in mutually profitable business opportunities and high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Train and mentor others in design, estimating, and sales activities. 



  • Four or five year college degree in mechanical engineering with relevant coursework and sales and engineering experience.
  • Numerous skill building educational experiences in both the technical and sales aspects of the HVAC industry
  • Minimum of 6 years experience in related field.
  • Interpersonal skills and experience in consultative selling to find solutions involving the application of complex mechanical equipment like we sell.  

    Compensation based on qualifications.
    $65,000 - $85,000 per year

    Why Join the CDI Team?

    • Local Family Owned Company
    • Performance and wage review after 90 days of employment
    • Paid Holidays right away
    • Start accruing PTO on Day 1
    • Option to carry over up to 120 PTO hours each year
    • Safety shoe and safety glasses reimbursement with no waiting period upon hire, then annual payments going forward
    • Year-end cash bonuses available
    • Profit sharing and 401K contributions
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Short/Long Term Disability, and so much more!
    • 4 Day Work Week 
    • Overtime Available
    • Free Popcorn!

      Thank you for your interest in a position at Climate by Design International located in sunny, southern Minnesota!