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A Great Place To Work!

SilcoTek named one of the best places to work in Pennsylvania in 2018 and in 2019!

SilcoTek® has been named one of the Best Places to Work in PA for 2018 and 2019. The awards program, created in 2000, is one of the first statewide programs of its kind in the country.  Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the 100 Best Places to Work in PA.  This survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in Pennsylvania, who are benefiting the state's economy and workforce.  For 2019, SilcoTek ranks 20th out of 49 small companies who won the designation of “Best Place to Work” in Pennsylvania in 2019.  A total of 100 small, medium, and large sized companies are deemed winners and invited to an award ceremony in Lancaster where the final rankings are revealed.  We are excited to be recognized for this award and pride ourselves in our employees enjoying coming to work as much as they enjoy going home.

Best Place to Work 2019

At SilcoTek®, we believe that a successful company is defined by how we treat each other and how we treat our customers as a team. We are seeking individuals that possess a positive, productive attitude, and those that have the initiative and drive to develop both professionally and personally.


Job Title: Technical Sales Representative  

Department: Sales and Marketing  

Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Travel up to 12 weeks per year 

Work Type: Full Time, Exempt  


Job Summary: 

The Technical Sales Representative provides technical and sales assistance to the SilcoTek® customer base through phone and e-mail contact, customer visits, and tradeshows.  This position also targets areas to expand SilcoTek® sales and profit base on a business plan for an assigned area or market. The Technical Sales Representative reports to the Sales Manager.  


Essential Functions:  

  • Generate growth and hit sales targets by successfully working with new and  
    existing customers.  Develop sales opportunities by building rapport, providing technical support, and explanations 
  • Generate and execute a business plan for the assigned customer base.   
  • Contact and visit customers on a regular basis to demonstrate products, answer questions, provide support, troubleshoot issues, and grow SilcoTek’s sales. 
  • Educating and training SilcoTek® Representatives, Original Equipment ManufacturersValue Added Resellers, technical support personnel, and customers. 
  • Work in conjunction with the Marketing and Research & Development teams to identify customer problems/needs.  
  • Answer customer inquiries from technical service calls or emails 
  • Respond to requests for quotes, follows up on quotes, and follow customer contact programs to develop customer relationships and secure orders. 
  • Prospects for Gold for new potential customers via the web and initiates contact programs to sell to new customers.   
  • Follow up Until Sold by initiating follow-up on open quotes, fulfilled coupon requests, evaluation and no charge orders, etc. 
  • Represent SilcoTek® at trade shows.  Prepare for trade show and follow up on customer leads. 
  • Perform basic administrative duties to support sales including, quotes, evaluations, and update CRM databases as required  
  • Updates job knowledge by studying new product, and participating in furthering educational opportunities 



Additional Responsibilities: 

Perform other duties as assigned 


Education and/or Experience:  

Bachelor's degree or Associate’s degree with at least two years of relevant work experience in science, business, marketing, or related field. Four years of sales, marketing, and/or customer service experience preferred. Will accept experience in lieu of degree.  


KnowledgeSkills, and Abilities: 

  • Competent computer skills, including e-mail, spreadsheets, word processing and database applications 
  • Ability to multitask effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced environment   
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills  
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment   
  • Exceptional organizational skills with attention to detail 
  • Ability to analyze and problem solve 
  • Ability to travel independently (domestic and international) 


Working Conditions/Physical Demands:  

Work is typically performed in an office environment. Domestic and/or international travel up to 12 weeks per year likely.  


The specific statements in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. 

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About SilcoTek

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SilcoTek® is a coating technology company dedicated to providing a work environment where "employees enjoy coming to work as much as going home" and where employees are passionate, enjoy working with each other, and work in an atmosphere based on mutual respect and trust.

Z.I.P. Code - Our daily code of conduct 

  • Zero Disappointments: We coat your part perfectly and on time every time!
  • Integrity in all we do: We are honest and make data driven decisions. We protect the confidentiality of our business relationship.
  • Plus 1 customer service: We jump through hoops to make our customers happy! If we do not know the answer, we will admit it and work hard to find the answer.

SilcoTek's Core Values (FISHING!)

  • Fast Failure
  • Innovation
  • Servant Leadership
  • Honesty
  • In the Light
  • Never stop learning
  • Give it all you've got!

We offer the following benefits:

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and accidental death insurance
  • 401k plan
  • Paid time off
  • Reimbursement for continuing education and development programs
  • Regular bonuses
  • Family leave and maternity benefits
  • Company contributions toward child care costs
  • Fitness and recreational facilities and programs
  • Social activities throughout the year
  • Casual dress code

And much more!

SilcoTek is easily accessible.

  • A fraction of a mile off of Interstate-99, exit 78A
  • Within a few hours' driving distance of Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and the D.C. area
  • Twenty daily commuter flights in and out of University Park Airport



SilcoTek offers excellent benefits and provides a diverse, family-friendly work environment in a growing and energetic company. Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements, specifying the job you are applying for to:

SilcoTek Human Resources Department
225 PennTech Dr.
Bellefonte, PA, 16823.
  • Resumes may also be faxed to (814) 353-1697.
  • No phone calls please.

SilcoTek is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.