The Certified Machine Tool Sales Engineer (CMTSE) Program is the only nationally recognized program that acknowledges individuals who possess the skills and knowledge needed to perform effectively as machine tool sales engineers and trusted business advisors.
CMTSEs demonstrate their knowledge in areas including:
Machine Tool Design
Capital Investment Justification
CNC Technology & Machine Control
The Selling Process
Cutting Tool Technology
Responding to Customer Needs
Machine Tool Accuracy
You are eligible to register for the CMTSE examination if you have a minimum of one-year outside machine tool sales experience for a machine tool distributor or builder and you have completed four years of related machine tool employment in any or all of the following areas: applications, services, inside sales, training or outside sales (machining experience may be substituted for one-year related tool employment).
Have two years of related employment combined with completion of a four-year, undergraduate degree at an accredited institution.
CMTSE exam questions are developed by the Certification Committee, which includes machine tool distributors, builders, sales engineers, customers and allied industry representatives. The exam is a knowledge-based, online exam consisting of 150 multiple-choice questions. Candidates have three hours to complete the examination.