Sales Specialist, Factory Automation

Job Description

Change the future with us.

Our Sales experts are the eyes and ears of our customers. They do not wait; they take the initiative. They transform “That sounds interesting!” into actual contracts, paving the way for new avenues of business.   Join our team and we will give you the latest knowledge and independence for autonomous action and decision-making, helping you become a trusted partner in customer relationships.

Why you’ll love working for Siemens!
  • Freedom and a healthy work- life balance– Embrace our flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces. 
  • Solve the world’s most significant problems – Be part of exciting and innovative projects. 
  • Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment. 
  • Opportunities to advance your career and mentorship programs on a local and global scale.
  • Competitive total rewards package.
  • Profit sharing available.
  • Rewarding vacation entitlement with the opportunity to buy and sell your vacation depending on your lifestyle. 
  • Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education, access to technology and sustaining communities and make a positive impact on the community.  
  • Participate in our celebrations, social events and offsite business events.
  • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them!
  • Employee perks and discounts.
  • Diversity and inclusivity focused. 

Siemens is proud to be an eight-time award winner of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers 2018 and Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2019.

What will you do?

Reporting to the Business Development Manager – Factory Automation, you will play an instrumental role in developing and executing the Automation sales strategy; poising the Region for sustained growth.  You will identify, select and develop new Automation business opportunities within the assigned Accounts/Territory.
  • The Automation Sales Specialists is responsible for driving sales growth by developing client relationships with new and existing clients that will lead to new business, creating strategies to penetrate targeted accounts, and leveraging all selling resources for maximum effect.
  • Your understanding of our "value added" services offering is paramount in partnering with clients to further understand their needs and provide them with a technical consultative solution. You will be passionate about exceeding customer expectations and working with a sense of urgency. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: 
  • Identify, Qualify, Develop and Maintain a pipeline of opportunities sufficient to meet organizational goals including orders and targets;
  • Effectively anticipating and assessing client's needs in order to provide effective consultation; 
  • Leading strategic account reviews with the team to develop account plans that; capture our position, identify potential opportunities, define target strategy and actions;
  • Develop and prepare business proposals;
  • Maintain an accurate sales pipeline within our CRM system (and/or other internal systems) and create forecasts and gap closing measures;
  • Stays well informed on industry changes, participates where possible in industry & professional organizations, and continually works to improve sales techniques and knowledge.
What will you need to succeed?
  • 5 - 7 years of previous Automation Sales and Business Development experience
  • Solid understanding of Automation Products (PLC, I/O, HMI, IPC, Industrial Networking, Safety and SCADA) and their application;
  • Knowledge of Drives, Motion and Safety Product;
  • Bachelor degree or diploma in engineering or technical disciplines;
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written;
  • Bilingual English and French languages preferred.
About us.

We share our ideas and champion the people behind them.

For over 110 years, Siemens Canada has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality and reliability.  Siemens Canada is a technology leader providing comprehensive solutions for Smart Infrastructure, Gas & Power, and Digital Industries.  We make real what matters by setting the benchmark in the way we electrify, automate and digitalize the world around us.  Ingenuity drives us and what we create together in yours.  

Making a difference together we raised $565,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 50 non-profit organizations and planted 1,850 trees in our local communities.    Siemens Canada generates $2.2B in sales with 4,800 employees.   Join our team of approximately 377,000 talented professionals in more than 200 countries/regions and help us tackle the most exciting challenges to build a successful future together.  So, what are you waiting for?  Take your next career step with us.

To learn more about Siemens Canada, visit our website at www.siemens.ca

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


Job ID: 195499

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Canada Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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