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General Electric Technical Sales Lead Engineer in West Chester, Ohio

Job Description Summary

Do you want to be part of a team that is at the forefront of additive manufacturing technology? As a GE Additive Technical Sales Lead Engineer, you will apply GE Additive’s most advanced additive technology solutions to our customers’ most challenging manufacturing problems. With the Sales team you will support technical inquiries, develop account strategies, and create cohesive solution offerings from machine, powder, print services, software, and consulting products. You will utilize the full GE Additive ecosystem to develop a cohesive customer solution.

GE Additive – part of GE (NYSE: GE) is a world leader in metal additive design and manufacturing, a pioneering process that has the power and potential to transform businesses. Through our integrated offering of additive experts, advanced machines, and quality powders, we empower our customers to build innovative new products. Products that solve manufacturing challenges, improve business outcomes, and help change the world for the better.

GE Additive includes additive machine brands Concept Laser and Arcam EBM, along with additive powder supplier AP&C. At GE Additive, we continue to work every day to bring the transformative power of advanced manufacturing to businesses around the globe. Through our own extensive experience incorporating additive technologies into our production process, we recognize the value and possibilities it brings to modern design and manufacturing challenges.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Interfacing with customers to understand their technical needs and identify GE Additive solutions.

  • Partnering with the sales team to cultivate customers and develop business relationships that result in sales and create long term value for the customer and GE Additive.

  • Creating strong working relationships & influence across the sales, product management, engineering, and services teams to deepen GE Additive’s customer relationships

  • Developing and maintaining deep technical domain knowledge that includes, application development, materials, powder handling, machine function, and implementing additive manufacturing on an industrial scale

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Support the regional sales teams with technical questions remotely and at onsite customer meetings

  • Support sales account strategies by translating customer technical needs into solutions and scopes

  • Share your domain expertise of all GE Additive products (Machines, Powders, Consulting, Print Services, Software) and how our products and systems are best utilized by our customers

  • Conduct technical assessments of additive manufacturing feasibility for customer parts and systems

  • Own technical project scoping for assigned proposals, cost analysis, and quoting efforts by working across a highly matrixed organization

  • Have accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives including improving quality of our proposals and accelerating sales pipeline

  • Maintain strong awareness of the additive market, our competitors, and the value our GE Additive ecosystem solutions provide for our global customers

  • Consult with product management, marketing, and Customer Service Engineering on industry trends, customer needs, wins/losses, and product gaps to ensure product roadmaps reflect the technical needs of our customers


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Material Science or other related technical field from an accredited university or college.

  • 5 years of experience in Engineering, Manufacturing, Material Science, or related field

  • Minimum of 3 years of additive manufacturing industry experience

  • Demonstrated strong and effective interpersonal skills with external customers

  • Flexibility to frequently travel to customer sites. Travel expectations up to 50%

Desired Characteristics

  • Deep technical knowledge of additive manufacturing and how to apply additive manufacturing to a variety of applications.

  • Ability to understand & negotiate customer requirements and scope customer engagements that overlap with our product portfolio

  • Strong interpersonal, influencing, and team building skills; proven ability to work well in a matrix environment

  • Experience with designing for additive manufacturing, reading engineering drawings and manipulating 3D CAD files.

  • Knowledge of powdered metals and material properties of titanium, aluminum, nickel alloys and steel.

  • Business development experience of additive manufacturing technology products.

  • Strong financial and business acumen

  • Executive level presentation and customer interaction skills

  • Established project management skills

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems with an ability to focus on the “critical few”

  • Technical knowledge on the additive design process and/or additive manufacturing experience

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an employee is in a state where this requirement is temporarily paused for federal contractors. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No