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Sales Development Program

Alpharetta, Georgia

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Process Industries and Drives
Business Unit: DF / PD Sales
Requisition Number: 229565
Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Alpharetta
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 30%

Division Description:

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.

Siemens Process Industries & Drives helps customers increase productivity, safety, reliability, efficiency and time-to-market for plants and processes with innovative, integrated technology across the entire lifecycle. With a deep understanding of individual market segments, Siemens helps customers respond quickly and confidently to new market requirements and challenges, strengthening their competitiveness.
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Job Description:

Sales Development Program- Siemens USA


Are you ready to provide businesses across the U.S. with the products, solutions and services that keep industries growing and people moving?

What is the Sales Development Program?


In the Sales Development Program (SDP), you will play an integral part in supporting the sales and marketing team by selling Siemens’ products, solutions and services to industrial customers. This program prepares individuals for entry level positions in sales, with End Customers, Integrators and original equipment manufacture selling either direct or through wholesaler-distributors. SDP program fine tunes individual’s strengths in business, communications, information systems management, engineering and technology, and professional selling. SDPs receive hands on education through training from industry leading professionals through modern classroom training, joint customer development and field experience.  This program has been developed through the support and participation of industry leading Account Management Teams and Sales Management in partnership with Siemens Global Business’s. The Siemens SDP program prepares students with the tools for today’s business practices in Industrial Sales.


Your responsibilities may include:

• Understanding the rich history of Siemens and the Siemens values

• Learning about our business units

• Learning about the industry/channel/market

• Training on core selling skills and proven methodologies

• Learning key sales processes and tools

• Establishing internal/external relationships

• Developing professional skills and capabilities

• Access to and network with Siemens’ senior decision makers and key leaders


This instructional and hands-on program, when combined with results-driven, highly-motivated top graduates, is a recipe for a successful sales career with a global market leader. SDP Program participants are full-time employees with full benefits. This program is designed to create a successful career path with Siemens.

Program start date is July 2019.


Who Should Apply?


We are looking for people who are resourceful — true problem solvers who challenge themselves to find the most effective and efficient solutions to complex challenges. We provide a platform for those who want to have an impact on the future and contribute to the successes of the company, our customers and the world.

To apply for the Sales Development Program, candidates must meet the following requirements:


• Majors: Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial/Systems Engineering, Industrial Distribution, Construction Management, Electrical Engineering or Similar 

• Graduation Date: Candidates must graduate by the program start date, but no more than one year prior

• Minimum GPA: 2.7

• Relocation and Travel: Candidates must be willing to relocate and travel as required by the program

• Work Authorization: Permanent work authorization in the U.S. is required


Why Siemens? 


Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. In infrastructure and industry solutions the company plays a pioneering role.


Here, the opportunities are limitless. Siemens employs approximately 46,000 people in all 50 states of the U.S. Siemens AG has a 165-year heritage of innovation and employs approximately 343,000 people in more than 190 countries. To learn more about our businesses visit


Participating Divisions: Process Industries & Drives


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