Regional Applications Engineer - Low Voltage Drives

5 - 7 years experience  •  Engineering Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/21/17
Verona, PA
5 - 7 years experience
Engineering Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/21/17

Tasks:

Apply Technical Knowledge – Design and recommend tailored solutions based on a deep knowledge of the portfolio and capabilities to meet customers’ unique needs. Contribute to specification by negotiating deviations and agreeing on win-win solutions. Identify and communicate applicability of (new/emerging) functional solutions to address current business issues. Advise others on the delivery of high-quality solutions by applying broad and deep professional expertise.

Sales Drive – Continuously aim to meet targets even in difficult circumstances. Identify and systematically follow-up on business opportunities. Focus energy on key tasks. Take extra measure to ensure customer satisfaction.

Customer Relations – Continuously strengthen existing customer relationships. Take the initiative to get to know new customers. Follow-up on customer complaints in a timely manner according to a defined process. Identify and meet customer needs and ask for feedback.

Networking – Increase own network within the organization. Build business relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Sales Process and Related Tools – Use of CRM to track, metric, report, communicate, and forecast field activities. Support others on the job by sharing tool and process best practices. Be able to describe the general characteristics of the sales processes and apply the tools efficiently.

Market and Business Intelligence – Participate in sales meetings to become familiar with market and business information. Identify opportunities for improvements based on structure customer feedback. Actively search for market information related to competitive product offerings and technology.

Sales Techniques – Know and confidently use basic sales techniques (e.g. communication, active listening, presentation…). Take different viewpoints into consideration when creating a solution. Self-reflect on sales approach and adjust to customers as needed.

Service – Pro-actively discuss the Service portfolio with customers on a “common” level to identify the actual need and to create awareness for future activities.

Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

Associates' degree in a technical field and 7 years' of experience in drives
OR
Bachelors' degree in engineering and 5 years' of experience in drives

*A Master’s Degree in required field = Credit given for 2 years of work experience.
*A PhD/Doctorate in required field = Credit given for 3 years of work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering

5+ years' experience in drives applications engineering

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, and legal documents

Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, vendors, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community

Ability to effectively present information to top management, customers, vendors, and other employees of the organization.

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of geometry, algebra and trigonometry

Ability and willingness to travel greater than 50% primarily within the local territory

Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US

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