Trilingual assistant / Office Manager – Houston Office A sales engineer (M / F) France-Export

Trilingual assistant / Office Manager – Houston Office

Due to its growth, Chromatotec Inc, subsidiary of Chromatotec Group (, manufacturer of « High Tech » measuring instruments for industry and environment markets, is looking for an assistant, trilingual English / Spanish/ French – Office Manager.

Chromatotec Inc., based in Houston, entails support for Chromatotec distributors in USA, Canada and South America : spare parts supply, training center, technical support, tests laboratory…

Tasks :

In direct link with the Head Office Management in France, you will be in charge of :

  • Standard secretarial work and general administration of the Office (e.g. organization of appointments, travel, follow up of files and cases, creation of monitoring Excel Tables, etc. ) ;
  • Intermediary between General Management and local partners (accounting company, lawyer, chamber of commerce …) ;
  • Preparing and transfer all accounting documents of the Houston Office to central accounting department ;
  • Relations with suppliers in the US and the purchasing department in France and verifying the proper operation of imports/exports ;
  • Communication and link between French Head Office and distributors in North and South America ; Relation with company’s partners and Big Accounts.
  • Help the R&D department for norms’ update, accreditation…
  • Responsible for the presentation and the proper functioning of the office;
  • Responsible for trainings and events’ organization at Houston Office
  • Daily reporting to the French Head Office
  • Archiving


Profile :

For this multipurpose post, social skills, excellent communication, rigor as well as sense of confidentiality will be main assets.

Minimum Bachelor Degree required

Necessarily trilingual French, English and Spanish

5 to 10 years of experience in a similar position

Computer knowledge : Word, Excel, Outlook

Position to be filled promptly - Based in Houston



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A sales engineer (M / F) France-Export

Our family group CHROMATOTEC develops, manufactures and sales measuring instruments for industry and environment markets.

On gas analysis market since 40 years, our products are used in the following fields : ambient air quality monitoring, industrial air analysis, pure gases, water and odor monitoring, process and natural gas. With offices in China and USA, the group is historically based in Gironde (South-West of France) since its creation.

We are currently working with governmental agencies, university institutes, industrial companies in natural gas, pure gases and waste water treatment plants.

Chromatotec is worldwide known for its leading-edge technology. Based on gas chromatograph principle, our analyzers are focused on VOCs / Sulfur compounds / Odor monitoring. These technologies allow to track individual compounds at ppt/ppb/ppm concentration levels.


With a double-digit growth since several years, we are looking for :

 A sales engineer (M / F) France-export


Based 20km from Bordeaux, France.


Post and missions

The sales engineer’s primary mission is to ensure the development of sales of our products. He/she is responsible for a portfolio of clients, existing distributors and new prospects.

His/her multipurpose mission is to :

  • Analyze technical problems and customer needs
  • Propose technical solutions adapted to the needs of customers or prospects with the support of the company’s technical and analytical services
  • Give demonstrations on site or at our premises
  • Write business responses and respond to tenders
  • Be responsible for managing all stages of the customer relationship (design, manufacturing, commissioning)
  • Provide competitive intelligence and provide ‘on the ground’ feedback to management
  • Carry out installation and training for users


The sales engineer reports to the sales manager.

International travel is expected.



Higher scientific education including physics / chemistry is mandatory, engineer or equivalent BAC + 5 minimum. Ideally complemented by sales training.

Knowledge of industrial processes and / or natural gas will be a plus.

Fluent English is mandatory

You master the usual computer business software.

You are a beginner or you have a first experience in selling scientific instrumentation.

You are rigorous, dynamic, can work independently on your projects and you have a sense of teamwork.

You have a real sense of customer service and you want to invest in a company with strong development potential.


Pay : according to profile

Permanent position to be filled quickly


Under reference Commercial Engineer

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