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Senior Sales and Proposal Specialist - Passenger Rail Systems

New York, New York

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Mobility
Business Unit: Mobility Management
Requisition Number: 228744
Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 25%

Division Description:

If you really want to make a difference - make it with Siemens.
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in seven Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Digital Factory, Process
Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.
Committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and goods by rail and road, Siemens Mobility designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional
passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets. In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as D.C., New York, Boston, Sacramento, San Diego, and St. Louis.
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Job Description:

Siemens Mobility is seeking to hire a Senior Sales and Proposal Specialist to work with senior sales executives to help lead the preparation of offers, bids, contracts and other sales-related documents required by NYCT, LIRR, MNR, PATH and other New York RRs for complex signaling solutions.  In this role, you will work alongside sales executives in support of customer meetings and develop contacts across signaling stakeholder network.   In addition, you will respond to customer inquiries and proposal approval requests in a timely manner. You will also review sales proposals for projects and service opportunities to determine proposal feasibility.  With guidance from senior sales executive and management team, you will develop sales strategy to grow Siemens share in transit signaling market.   You will also need to understand regulating authorities, code requirements, and other industry-specific factors.
Areas of Responsibility:
  • Work under the guidance of sales leaders, executive team (both US and German), legal, engineering and R&D to learn commercial and technical requirement of the transit market (specifically NYCT, LIRR, MNR, PATH and other New York RRs)
  • Build network of contacts across stakeholder network in transit market  (specifically NYCT, LIRR, MNR, PATH and other New York RRs)
  • Monitor opportunity pipeline (short and long term), evaluate and communicate market trends to help set-up current a future sales strategy
  • Develop expertise in different signaling technologies and the ability to understand customer benefits and apply best solution for given application.
  • Ensures and actively participates in the development of project estimates and proposals by analyzing drawings, specifications, proposals, and other documentation in order to prepare time, cost, material, and labor estimates for products, projects, or services for the railroad and rail transit signal system market.
  • Develop custom 3rd party technical presentations and participate in customer meetings.  Use feedback to determine next steps and proposal strategy.
  • Ensure and actively participate in the review contract legal and technical specifications to determine contractual, material and labor requirements
Education and Experience
•10 -15 years of hands-on successful experience in rail signaling related project bidding and proposal management and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above.
• Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Electrical or Mechanical preferred.
• Mathematical competencies including financial analysis.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, primarily Excel.
• Ability to read, analyze and interpret industry and product-related technical information.
• Ability to travel as required.
• Provide informative and professional assistance when working with the public/customers and co-workers.
• Demonstrate exceptional oral and written communicative skills.
• Demonstrate excellent time management and organizational skills, even while working under time pressures and constant interruptions.
• Work well independently and as part of team demonstrating support for team decisions.
Why Siemens?
With over 372,000 people working at Siemens, it would be hard to define one single culture. However, we do have values which we like to live by. They're things like providing honest, open feedback, encouraging people to take ownership of projects and supporting entrepreneurialism in the workplace. We like to act as a team at Siemens. We believe if we all work as one, together we can make the world a smarter place.
In addition to an incredible career opportunity, we offer:
-A competitive base salary
-Excellent health/vision/dental plans, 401k match, tuition reimbursement, & 18 days of PTO to start
-Extensive training along with career development
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

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