Sales Specialist – Factory Automation Services

Job Description

Organization: Digital Industries
Business Unit: Customer Services
Requisition Number: 242610
Primary Location: United States-Ohio-Lebanon
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 40%

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:

Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. Closely collaborating with partners and customers, DI drives the digital transformation in the process and discrete industries. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. Optimized for the specific needs of each industry, DI’s unique portfolio supports customers to achieve greater productivity and flexibility. DI is constantly adding innovations to its portfolio to integrate cutting-edge future technologies. Siemens Digital Industries has its global headquarters in Nuremberg, Germany, and has around 75,000 employees internationally.

*This position is based in the Cincinnati, OH area.  Approximately 40% travel is required. 


Position Overview

This position is responsible for driving sustainable growth in Siemens Factory Automation Services business through expanding service scopes in existing customer base and developing new service customer base in conjunction with Siemens Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) Sales team.  Geographic responsibility is the in the Midwest and Northeastern United States based in Cincinnati, OH, or other suitable location within responsible geography.  Variable compensation (bonus) for this role is based on services order intake and services growth in targeted accounts.  

Position works closely with Siemens TIA Sales team to drive Factory Automation services growth.


Champions services growth through tight collaboration with Factory Automation Sales, Product, and Project teams.

Identify and implement strategies/ programs to drive service volume based on industry trends and installed base analysis

Drive growth in existing Service Agreement base through scope expansion

Support contract negotiations for large/ strategic service opportunities

Develop regional strategy to drive existing and emerging Factory Automation Service portfolio in the US

Develop senior level relationships with the targeted Siemens Factory Automation customers and Solution Partners.

Execute a disciplined selling process to identify and pursue service opportunities.

Achieve sales targets for vertical industries with experience in Automotive and Food & Beverage

Develop and maintain a sales funnel to support growth objectives by identifying, creating and qualifying opportunities with end users.

Track and regularly report on opportunities and conversion progress.

Facilitate engagement and communication for opportunities that span geographies.

Call on accounts in conjunction with TIA Sales to represent Siemens Service capabilities, maintain established business and close new.

Support customer/internal program reviews. Understand relevant industry standards and customer applications.

Identify customer technical / commercial challenges and engage appropriate resources to bring issues to resolution.

Understand important industry trends and correlate trends to drive incremental service opportunity

Coordinate with marketing groups to assist with industry messaging and collateral.

Participate in professional organizations and support industry events

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Bachelor degree or equivalent experience.  

7 plus years of Factory Automation services/ solutions sales and marketing experience with specific experience in Automotive or Food & Beverage verticals is desired

Effective closing skills and contract negotiation experience

Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate and work with a variety of people not under direct control in a fast-paced team environment.

The ability to influence others in a matrix environment

*This position is based in the Cincinnati, OH area.  Approximately 40% travel is required. 


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