Sales Engineer

  • Location: Shakopee
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #43038


  • Serve as a resource for new and existing customers on the application, optimization and use of Company products
  • Acquire and maintain knowledge and technical expertise necessary to design and sell products to industrial and commercial customers
  • Maintain awareness of competition and how this might impact Company strategy
  • Work with engineering department to gather relevant design information and pricing to provide quotations
  •  Average travel time is 10%-20% split between customer visits and trade-shows
  • Manage accounts and provide necessary follow-up to expedite orders and resolve problems involving payments, delivery, and product performance
  • Assist in set up of and attend trade shows, consult industry directories, and follow up on new and existing customer leads

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Sales experience in industrial and manufacturing environments
  • Proven history of self-management and attainment of sales goals
  • Strong business acumen and desire to succeed
  • Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills and the ability to work independently
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)

Project Engineer (Hybrid)

  • Location: Shakopee , Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #43020

SkyWater is partnering with a client in the West metro who’s looking to add a Project Engineer to their fast-growing team! This person will be creating new designs based on research and conducting operational tests. This is a great opportunity work on a cross-functional team while bringing design and project management experience to the table. Our client is a very fast-moving business so a fast learner and strategic thinker will be important. This is an excited time for the company and they can offer a strong compensation package alongside a great opportunity for career advancement. 


  • Design products and modify designs as needed.
  • Bringing the product from the design phase to manufacturing.
  • Ensuring that all projects/products are completed in a timely manner
  • Implementing new procedures and interpreting technical drawings
  • Partner with internal engineering teams on projects.
  • Resolve system malfunctions and provide technical support 
  • Other duties or projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field
  • 3+ years of Engineering experience
  • Experience with AutoCAD
  • Creative and strategic thinker 
  • Strong communication skills (verbal & written).

VP of Internal Audit

  • Location: Shakopee, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42538

SkyWater Search Partners is thrilled to be partnering with a $1B private company who is looking to hire a Vice President of Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk Management. This Global organization is headquartered in Eden Prairie, MN and is known throughout the Twin Cities as being one of the most progressive companies in Minnesota. If you are an experienced Audit professional looking to join a collaborative executive leadership team where you can have a positive impact on an organization, this could be a great opportunity for you to explore!

As VP of Internal Audit, you will lead a team of internal audit professionals and other risk and control consultants to ensure the internal control system is efficient and effective in safeguarding company assets, promoting operational effectiveness and efficiency, providing reliable financial information, and complying with applicable laws, regulations, and contractual obligations. This highly visible position reports directly to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors and administratively to the Chief Financial Officer. The VP will proactively interact with executive and operating company management to ensure their audit and business-risk management needs are met in a cost-effective manner. Our ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, communication, and team management skills as well as the ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of management, from staff to the Board of Directors.

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