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Sales Engineer - Industrial Automation

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22 days ago
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Christopher Wynne
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Automation & Controls

Job title: Sales Engineer
Place of work: France - National Role
Position in the Organisation: The Sales Engineer has a direct reporting line to the Sales Director and works together with the Sales Team

The Client
Our client is a global manufacturer of electrical and mechanical drives, motion control and automation technology - offering products, drive solutions, complete automation systems, and engineering services and tools from one single source.

They support the customer throughout the entire machine development process - from the control system to the drive shaft, from the initial idea to after-sales.

Their products can be found in many industries, including automotive, packaging, material handling logistics, robotics.

Purpose of the Job
The achievement of sales results by proactive assisting with the selling of our client solutions to customers.

Assisting with the development of long-lasting and sustainable customer relationships, whereby solutions are developed for customers with care and support which contribute to the growth and profitability of our client.

Identifying New Business Opportunities:
Proactively seek and identify new business prospects within the focus industry or region.
Expand the customer base by developing strategic partnerships and cultivating relationships.

Project Acquisition:
Lead efforts in winning new projects, consistently filling the sales funnel with exciting opportunities.
Develop and present tailored solutions that meet customer needs and contribute to project success.

Relationship Building:
Establish and nurture strong business relationships, becoming a trusted partner for our client's customers.
Serve as a key liaison between our client's functions

Job requirements:
The Sales Engineer:

* Hold a relevant Technical Qualification with a strong affinity for the role.

Industry Knowledge:
* Demonstrated experience and understanding of Industrial Automation, including Motion Control Systems
* Familiarity with selling to OEMs across diverse market segments.

Skills and Traits:
* Extraverted personality with a natural selling attitude.
* Exceptional closing skills, encompassing active listening, negotiation, communication, and persuasion.
* Ability to focus on the customer's buying process and implement strategic actions to achieve targets.

Networking and Communication:
* Proficient in French & English, both written and spoken.
* Excellent communication skills across various levels, from engineers to C-level executives.
* Actively listen to understand customer needs and provide valuable insights.
* Participation in Industry Events:
* Engage in and derive value from trade shows, expos, and networking events.
* Showcase our client's solutions and contribute to the company's visibility in the industry.

Ideal Candidate:
We are seeking a candidate who:

Comes from the Automation world with a proven track record in selling Industrial Automation products and solutions with experience in Mechatronics.

Has experience targeting and selling to OEMs

Our Client Competencies:
When you join our client, you're not just embracing a role - you're stepping into an environment that prioritizes your well-being and professional growth. Here's a glimpse of the enticing offer awaiting:

Competitive Base Salary: Client offers a highly competitive base salary that reflects the
significance of your role as a Sales Engineer in the realm of Industrial Automation.

Performance-Driven Bonus: Unlock the potential for substantial rewards with our client's performance-driven bonus structure. Earn an impressive 20% bonus on your gross income over a
12-month period. This bonus is collective, tied to team achievements, and based on the successful
attainment of business targets and KPIs.

Company Car: As part of our client's commitment to your success, they will provide a company car, ensuring you have the tools you need to excel in your role.

Pension Benefits: Our client believes in supporting their team members in building a stable and
prosperous future, and their pension benefits are designed with this commitment in mind.
Here's why joining our client is not just a career move but an exciting opportunity:

Cutting-Edge Technology: Immerse yourself in the world of cutting-edge mechatronic products and advanced automation solutions. Be part of a team that constantly pushes the boundaries of
what's possible in Industrial Automation.

Global Impact: Contribute to a globally recognized automation manufacturer and play a key role in delivering solutions that impact industries worldwide. Your work will have a direct influence on shaping the landscape of automation on a global scale.

Collaborative Culture: Join a team that values collaboration, creativity, and diverse perspectives.
Our inclusive and dynamic work environment fosters innovation, allowing you to thrive and make a significant impact on our projects and initiatives.

Professional Growth: Elevate your career with continuous opportunities for professional development. Our client invests in their team members, providing access to training, mentorship,
and resources to ensure you stay at the forefront of industry trends and advancements.

Family Culture: Experience the best of both worlds - the global reach of a leading automation manufacturer combined with the warmth of a family-oriented culture. Join a company where you're not just an employee but a valued member.

Innovation Hub: Be part of an innovation hub where your ideas are not only welcomed but
celebrated. We encourage a culture of forward thinking, where your creativity and passion for
Industrial Automation can flourish.

Join our client and be a key player in driving the future of Industrial Automation with a company that values your skills, fosters creativity, and embraces innovation. Elevate your career and
contribute to the exciting journey of transforming ideas into reality.


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Christopher Wynne

Christopher Wynne

Specialisms: Semiconductor, Automation & Controls, Gigafactory, Industrial

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