Senior Application Engineer

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Creation of technical and commercial proposals based on review and mark-up of customer’s technical specifications
  • Drive the development and coordination of distribution service offerings with the Distribution Systems (DS) Business Unit and Low Voltage (LP) Business Unit for bundling with product offers.
  • Collaborate and communicate with both Siemens Regional and Product Business Development in Smart Infrastructure (SI) along with other sales channels on proposal, project and opportunities.
  • Coordinate proposal activities for DS switchgear services including turnkey installations involving coordination across Siemens business units and external parties.
  • Coordinate activities during the preparation of proposal documents describing technical, financial and legal aspects of the offer
  • Ensure that all relevant project information, documentation and communication are handed over to project execution organization after contract award
  • CRM and Limitation of Authority(LOA) process is a key requirement and metric for accurate pipeline management and bid approval process respectively
  • Participate in switchgear services general marketing activities. This includes external marketing communications, and trade shows
  • Participate in improvement of sales tools, processes and procedures to establish “best in class” bidding processes

Tasks:

  • Preparation of all proposal documents including official LoA documents (LoA -Limit of Authority)
  • Keep track of all opportunities in Salesforce.com (Siemens CRM tool)
  • Cost calculation for services scope of supply
  • Participation of bid preparation, schedule, budget and division of responsibilities between the team members
  • Establish and coordinate bid team activities
  • Ensure progress according to Siemens official bid approval process while meeting customer expectations
  • Support sales managers during negotiations and clarifications
  • Handover to project organization according to PM@Siemens guideline
  • Improving sales tools, documents, processes and procedures

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum five (5) years sales/engineering experience in transmission and/or distribution products, services, or equivalent
  • Understanding and/or work experience with some or all of the following areas is preferred: (1) Medium voltage switchgear (both AIS and GIS), (2) LV switchgear, breakers, panel/switchboards, and (3) Medium voltage spare parts and vacuum replacement breakers.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, negotiating, writing and presentation skills in order to effectively communicate with internal and external contacts
  • Ability to travel up to 15% domestically and internationally required
  • A history of measurable goal-driven success
  • Success in working in a multicultural team environment


Job ID: 186559

Organization: United States

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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