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Sales Application Engineer

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 4:56:28 PM
  • 2835253
  • Job Function: Sales
  • Business Segment: Power Industrial Solutions
Location(s): United States; Louisiana, Texas; Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Houston


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.



GE Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running. www.GEEnergyConnections.com



Industrial Solutions, part of GE Energy Connections, empowers smarter business operations by connecting equipment, software and services to protect, control and optimize assets within electrical infrastructures. The business provides customers, across various industries, with end-to-end product and service solutions that help ensure the reliability and protection of their electrical infrastructure. Industrial Solutions’ product and service solutions add to GE’s broader portfolio of leading technology solutions for the delivery, management, conversion and optimization of electrical power for customers across multiple energy-intensive industries. To learn more, please visit: www.GEIndustrial.com.




GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Sales Application Engineer demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role, you will originate sales by positioning GE technology and identifying the best technical and commercial solution, manage complex issues within functional areas of expertise, and contribute to the overall business strategy.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Sales Application Engineer, you will:    

  • Promote the business value proposition of GE technology
  • Work in close cooperation with regional sales, account sales and commercial proposal staff
  • Be  involved in DTI (demand to inquiry): aim at increasing market penetration through technical support during pre-ITO
  • Develop vision an important market on the level of a product line with a long-term perspective
  • Lead business development planning processes for this market
  • Use complex products and systems requiring technical knowledge and knowledge of the environment where the products or systems will be used
  • Use products and systems that are client specific and require customization
  • Coordinate sales teams involving engineering, legal, risk, finance etc.
  • Be involved in medium-large sales
  • Perform collateral duties as assigned to meet business needs as they relate to EHS, Quality, Integrity, etc.


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 5 additional years of experience in Technical Sales

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Willingness and ability to travel within assigned region





Desired Characteristics:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or physical science
  • Six Sigma training
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems
  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects
  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs
  • Established project management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills


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Locations: United States; Louisiana, Texas; Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Houston

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

 GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.  Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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