Inside Sales Engineer
We are looking for a Inside Sales Engineer to join our team. This vital role reports to the Chief Commerical Officer and acts as a liaison between our customers and operations team.

Role and Responsibilities:

• Enter and track sales opportunities in CRM

• Respond to quotation requests by phone, email, or in person

• Discuss requirements with customers, and sales representatives

• Understand customer technical requirements and specifications during pre-sales and proposal stages

• Compile information from engineering teams to support proposal preparation (information, reports, drawings and data)

• Liaise with Greenlight engineering teams to develop and cost customized solutions as required

• Prepare technical and pricing documents, often according to strict timelines/purchasing procedures

• Prepare professional quotes and proposal documents

• Respond to formal, government/institutional tender/bid requests

• Prepare, maintain and create templates and tools used in the sales process

• Effectively answer customers’ technical questions

• Coordinate, host and facilitate customer meetings

• Provide voice of customer input in researching and developing new products

• Support business development activities including trade shows, sales presentations, customer visits

• Travel to international trade shows and customer sites, as required 


Your Profile and Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering

• Understanding of fuel cell and battery industry

• Experience in the operating principles, and/or testing of hydrogen fuel cell, battery, flow battery, electrolyser, and/or other electrochemical devices, is preferred

• Experience/skills/understanding of scientific research process, scientific/engineering instruments, chemical process equipment and electromechanical systems are valuable

• Ability to read and understand P&ID (Process and Instrumentation Diagrams) and HV/DC electrical diagrams is an asset

• A strong business acumen, particularly with respect to sales, contracts, procurement

• Strong organization and time-management skills, with ability to manage multiple projects

• A creative thinker with solid analytical skills (ideally a ‘big picture’ thinker who is able to occasionally get into the details)

• Self-starter who can follow established process, and can create new processes as required

• Ability to work with minimum supervision, according to process, yet know when to ask for help/guidance as required

• Ability to respond to frequent pressure to meet deadlines

• Capable of working in a fast-paced environment

• Fluent in English with excellent written and verbal communication skills

• German and/or Mandarin Chinese language skills, written and/or verbal, are valuable

• Superior in-person, email and telephone etiquette

• Strong interpersonal skills- both internally with colleagues and externally to customers

• Knowledge of commercial terms (Letters of Credit, INCOterms, Terms and Conditions)

• Strong MS Office skills

• Experience with CRM and ERP systems is an asset

• Willingness to travel occasionally


Who We Are:

Greenlight Innovation ( is a privately owned leading global supplier of test and automation equipment to the fuel cell and battery industries, with the largest install base of fuel cell testing equipment in the world. Our customers are developing the next generation of energy storage systems for vehicles, commercial transport, and backup power systems. 

Our work environment will provide opportunities for significant responsibility and independence in a fast-paced industry, and our roots as a process-based, lean operation will provide experience in a structured, process driven environment.  

As a clean tech company we encourage cycling to work and the use of public transit when possible. Our facility can be reached by Skytrain and bike lanes and is located near the Burnaby Lake trail system.

To apply for this position, please send your resume with cover letter to:

We thank you for your interest in Greenlight, and while we sincerely appreciate every application, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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