Flowserve Corporation Sales Engineer - Specialist Sales in Itzehoe, Germany
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The Sales Specialist is accountable to lead and execute sales strategies and provide actionable support to the selling organization aimed at generating year over year MRO bookings growth.
The Sales Specialists main role is to support the regional direct and distribution sales channels with a primary focus on delivering disproportionate organic growth of the Targeted Industrial Products disciplines across their assigned sales region. The current product focus is Liquid Ring Vacuum Pumps & Systems, Flare/Vent Gas Recovery Compressors & Systems, Dry Vacuum Pumps and Systems and Nonmetallic Seal Less Pumps.
This position will work closely with regional end user sales engineers, sales managers, distribution sales teams, product management, corporate communications, engineering, and operations as appropriate.
This individual will be expected to cope with evolving and changing priorities as the definition of Specialists and the role they play will change as Flowserve continues to grow through acquisition and organic growth.
Principal Accountabilities: This position will be responsible to provide effective Sales Support for Regional Targeted Industrial Products opportunities / markets and to assure attainment of targeted Sales Objectives. Duties will include but are not limited to the following:
Meet and/or exceed sales targets for the regional Targeted Industrial Products team and/or exceed other defined Sales Support objectives for the territory.
Identify and define business development opportunities within the assigned region. Use analytics to prepare plans which assist our teams in securing the business.
Provide input to the proposal process and develop strategies to ensure we make the most competitive technical and commercial offerings.
Support Management in the settlement of warranty disputes and field problems.
Develop and implement business development “programs” and sales strategies with the Sales team and Operations to grow the business profitably.
Maintain good relationships with C ustomers and Company’s personnel to ensure continued Market Growth.
Routinely report activities to Management on all pertinent issues related to market changes through use of M onthly forecast, W eekly reports , and other reports as may be directed.
Actively participate in and provide input into the product development teams and support their initiatives.
Communicate effectively with plant, engineering, customer service, and other personnel to ensure objectives are achieved
Develop a proficient working knowledge of Flowserve's products and services under your respective Specialty discipline s to serve as a subject matter expert to both internal and external customers.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering; Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical preferred.
Industry Experience: 5 - 10 years in the Vacuum pump market
Functional Experience: 5+ years of Technical Sales / Business Development
Baseline foundation of knowledge of mechanical seals, pumps, compressors and other rotating equipment – preference for experience with Flowserve’s products and services supported under the Specialty Products discipline.
Ability to independently identify and resolve project issues
Excellent team-building, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills
Enthusiastic, positive energy and motivated
Excellent presentation, oral, written communication, analytical skills and proven proficiency in Microsoft office
Job Posting/Business Card Title: Sales Engineer - Specialist Sales
Percentage of Approximate Travel Required: 75%
Primary Posting Location: Itzehoe, Germany
Job Posting Category: Sales
Employment Type: Full time
Auto req ID: 48210BR
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