Sales Application Engineer

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Hitachi ABB Power Grids Monselice, Veneto, Italy

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About the job

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a pioneering technology leader that is helping to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. We help to power your home, keep the factories running, and our hospitals and schools open. Come as you are and prepare to get better as you learn from others. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and plug into a team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

If you have a solid interest in technology and an inquisitive personality, we can offer intriguing opportunities in an international environment where you will work closely with the end customers and participate in the development of how we operate. Become our new Sales Application Engineer and be part of a great team within Transformers. In this role you will bring the knowledge of a senior technical specialist in front of our customers, helping to implement the business line marketing strategy by deploying the full portfolio of product applications for a given sector. Our long-term goal is to better understand customer needs, avoid misinterpretations, influence specifications and evaluation criteria as well as promote our technical features.

Your Responsibilities

  • Create a yearly marketing plan and define a common market message per product line in agreement with all stakeholders
  • Create a yearly training plan for our organization and carry out the marketing and training plan with the support from appointed application engineers by organizing customer technical discussions and workshops
  • Gather and structure input on market/technical trends and competitor moves as input to our global product roadmap
  • Build a team of application engineers with clear goals and a governance process
  • Our long-term goal is to better understand customer needs, avoid misinterpretations, influence specifications and evaluation criteria as well as promote our technical features
  • Live Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business

Your background

  • Proven experience from a technical department in combination with experience from project management, product marketing, sales or business development
  • Your previous experience is preferably associated with transformer businesses
  • Great technical and marketing skills to be able to connect the technical teams to the marketing teams in the Demand countries within a given area
  • You hold an engineering degree from an accredited university. A Master’s degree in B2B Marketing is an advantage
  • Intercultural sensitiveness is required, along with good communication skills with colleagues from multinational countries for assigned region
  • Previous global experience and a strong grasp of the English language is required. Multiple language skills are a merit
  • Willingness to travel more than 50% of your time

More About Us

Are you ready for a new exciting challenge? Does the above description sound like you? Welcome to apply before 2021-03-01! Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so don’t delay – apply today! More information: Recruiting manager Hans Ernström, +46 107-38 44 01, will answer your questions about the position. Union representatives – Sveriges Ingenjörer: Karolina Czechowski, +46 730-73 41 15, Unionen: Yvonne Norgren, +46 107-38 36 94, Ledarna: Christer Fridlund +46 107-38 29 12. All other questions can be directed to Lead Recruiter Sofia Lindblom, +46 107-38 46 23. Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, the business serves utility, industry and infrastructure customers across the value chain, and emerging areas like sustainable mobility, smart cities, energy storage and data centres. With a proven track record, global footprint and unparalleled installed base, Hitachi ABB Power Grids balances social, environmental and economic values, and is committed to powering good for a sustainable energy future, with pioneering and digital technologies, as the partner of choice for enabling a stronger, smarter and greener grid.