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Category Manager

Orlando, Florida

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
Business Unit: Wind Power and Renewables
Requisition Number: 228054
Primary Location: United States-Florida-Orlando
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 30%

Division Description:

About Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

With a worldwide installed capacity of 75 GW, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has a presence in more than 90 countries and a team of 27,000 employees worldwide. Its end-to-end value chain presence encompasses onshore and offshores wind turbines design, manufacturing, installation as well as cutting-edge service solutions. The global headquarters and legal domicile of the company is located in Zamudio, Spain. The company is listed on the Spanish stock exchange.

Job Description:

Position Overview:

·        Category Manager Modernizations & Upgrades


o   Product Market Readiness & Knowledge Ownership

§  Lead product familiarity of Mods & Ups, and at least basic understanding of O&M portfolio of products to enable customer facing Business Leads

§  Receive product hand-over from Mods & Ups owners; create, manage, update and tailor product marketing material

§  Validate market potential for Mods & Ups and refine targets based on technical and commercial potential; broaden the region-specific product range including in support for OOEM

§  Define product region-specific strategy; identify target customers; understand customer economics to include PPAs, fiscal planning cycles, preferred business approaches, competitors

§  Manage region-specific product pricing and provide feedback where cost improvements are needed for competitive offerings and define discounting/bundling strategies

§  Assist in sales forecasts and budget


o   Approvals support

§  Implement and maximize blanket approvals for Mods & Ups

§  Provide technical input for standard approvals on sales projects driven by business leads


o   Account Mgmt. Support

§  Support in the creation of customer meeting content where Business Leads or Account Managers will discuss the Mods & Ups for which you are responsible

§  Identify and bring on technical expertise from central functions and align their availability with account manager customer meetings including from Pre-Sales

§  Generate feasibility analysis for the implementation of the product considering customer and site specific conditions


o   Quotation Support

§  Provide baseline of cost inputs for quotation standards used by customer facing business leads

§  Be able to support in quote development and offer letters as needed

§  Participate in approval meetings, owned by account managers/proposals manager for product range

§  Conduct hand-over from Sales to Operations

o   Technical Aptitude

§  Strong Mods & Ups aptitude required as stated but not limited to below.

§  Mechanical Engineering or commensurate field experience with heavy lift, rigging, major components, drive train assemblies, cooling systems, ancillary equipment.

§  Electrical and Electronic Engineering or commensurate field experience with SCADA, DCS & controllers & controllers software, PLC, UPS, sensors, thermostats, converter systems, transformers, basic aerodynamics and power curve fundamentals



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