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Sales Planner II

San Diego, California

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Digital Factory
Business Unit: Product Lifecycle Management-PLM
Requisition Number: 233934
Primary Location: United States-California-San Diego
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens Digital Factory offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly-integrated hardware software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide. Siemens PLM Software, a Plano, Texas-based business unit of the Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services with over nine million licensed seats and more than 77,000 customers worldwide.

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Job Description:

Position Overview:

The Sales Planner II for PLM Components will be responsible for leading the administrative sales operations of the Siemens PLM OEM Toolkits business, providing operational support to the VP of Sales and a global team of sales executives that are focused exclusively on licensing our market-leading and growing portfolio of engineering software toolkits to software ISV’s (Independent Software Vendors) worldwide.   The Sales Planner executes administrative and operational tasks to help insure royalties are properly collected from customers, revenues are properly tracked and forecasted, and assists with customer care issues and other critical tasks to help insure the overall business runs smoothly and efficiently to help meet our aggressive growth objectives.


The Sales Planner II will closely liaise with other groups, such as finance, marketing, legal and Americas sales operations personnel as needed.



·       Assist VP of sales in planning and administration activities including:

o   analyzing sales forecasts

o   Preparing presentations for monthly financial reviews

o   composing responses to sales inquiries or customer problems

o   organizing and maintaining related records

o   Helping to define and document common sales processes


·       Works under general supervision to manage customer interactions such as:

o   royalty verification & tracking

o   A/R & billing issues, administrative contract amendments

o   Export Control Clearance

o   Evaluation Agreements

o   Other tasks that rob productivity from the VP of Sales and Sales Executives on the team.  


·       Will also work closely with the VP of Sales to track and prepare sales forecast for the entire business


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

·      Bachelor’s degree required

·      2+ years’ experience in the software industry

·      1+ years’ experience in a Sales Operations role

·      Exposure to Financial Analysis & Forecasting

·      Ability to work in a team environment and quickly assess customer requests and needs related to their PLM Components license agreements.

·      Ability to comprehend the structure of existing deals and help insure that customers are following the financial terms of their PLM Components licensing deals.

·     Strong demonstrated analytic skills combined with excellent interpersonal customer relationship management and relationship building skills.

·     Strong office productivity skills with a particular emphasis on Excel (incl. Pivot Tables)


·       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.


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

·       Bachelor’s degree preferred in business related area 

·       4+ years’ work experience in the software industry

·       2+ years’ work experience in a Sales Operations role



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