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Field Application Engineer - South Central US



McKinney, TX, USA
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

Field Application Engineer - South Central US

Territory Covered: Texas and Oklahoma

Company Description:

At Sabanto, we are delivering farming services that will change the agricultural world. Our team is building a fleet of autonomous agricultural equipment, to enable faster, cheaper, and more efficient farming around the clock, anywhere in the world. We are looking for new team members to deliver the future of agriculture.


  • The Field Application Engineer will play a key role for injecting Sabanto’s products and technologies into new territories.
  • You will:
    • Work closely with our sales team to identify, contact, and visit prospective customers to measure their interest in trying out one of Sabanto’s demonstration systems.
    • Teach the customers, who take advantage of using a demonstration system, how to incorporate and use the system in their operation.
    • Host and conduct field demonstrations on customer farms and at public field day events.
    • Educate customers and dealers on how to integrate Sabanto’s technology into the customer’s operation.
    • Search for new Sabanto dealers.
    • Train dealers to assemble, install, and operate autonomy systems at dealer/customer sites across your territory.
    • Perform follow up visits to new customers to troubleshoot start-up issues and deliver additional coaching for how to accomplish their desired tasks.
    • Troubleshoot and repair existing autonomy systems at dealer/customer locations.
    • Understand and capture dealer/customer requests for new features and capabilities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Ag or Mechanical Engineering, Ag Systems Technology, Ag Systems Management, or related experience.
  • Farming background
  • Experience operating agricultural equipment and precision agriculture technology.
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be comfortable demonstrating and explaining new technology to others.
  • Excellent analytical and decision making skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Able to install brackets, devices, and harnesses onto a vehicle.
  • Capability to learn and understand electrical and communication systems.
  • Experience operating agricultural equipment and precision agriculture technology.
  • Must be able to load and tow tractors and implements with a pickup truck and trailer.
  • Travel 75%, primarily domestic but could include international.


  • This position will be remotely located in Texas, preferably on the outskirts of Dallas or Houston.
  • Onboarding will consist of a 2 month co-working period with our Verification and Validation team to gain an understanding of the Sabanto autonomy system along with visits to prospective customers with our existing sales team. You will be temporarily based at Sabanto’s Iowa facilities during this period.


  • This position will be furnished with the following:
    • ¾ ton truck | flatbed trailer
    • Demo tractor with autonomy system
    • Laptop computer and iPad with data plan.
    • Mechanical and electrical tool sets
  • Daily per diem allowance for food and accommodations while traveling
  • Corporate card for travel and business expenses

Additional Information:

At Sabanto, you will be working with a small team of world class engineers and agricultural professionals. You will evolve in a fast-paced environment, with a ton of guidance and freedom to evolve Precision-Ag technology.

We provide competitive salaries, medical, dental, vision, life benefits, and a 401K program.

We value diversity of culture and background for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. Sabanto is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. This position is open to applicants who are legally authorized to work in the United States. We are not able to sponsor work visas at this time.