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EMEA – Technical Sales Manager/Independent Engineer (m/f)

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 11:56:40 AM
  • 2777206
  • Job Function: Product Management
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy OnShore Wind
Location(s): Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Spain, United Kingdom, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden

About Us:
Renewable Energy offers its customers solutions for energy production from renewable resources such as wind, solar and biogas. With more than 26,000 installed wind turbines globally, GE Energy provides more than 50,000 megawatt installed capacity of clean and efficient energy. A comprehensive service program supports clients from project development to operation and maintenance, to solutions for network integration and the commercial exploitation of wind energy. In Germany, GE Wind Energy is represented by almost 4,500 wind turbines. The wind turbines are manufactured in Salzbergen, Lower Saxony - GE's European headquarters for renewable energy, where also the European Customer Service and Training Center is located.

GE is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that promise we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles... people like you.

Role Summary:
The EMEA - Technical Sales Manager/Independent Engineer will define, implement execute her-/himself the strategy to further increase the acceptance of new turbine models.
Key focus areas:
  • Drive strong expertise in technical DD reviews with consultants
  • Product value selling for existing and new products

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Create a close working relationship with all key personnel at the technical product level and develop a thorough understanding of the product value preposition and customer needs in general and in sector of IE’s (independent engineers/3rd party consultants), insurances and investors regarding technical due diligence.
  • Provide product assistance to business critical orders to ensure Customer with focus on their renewable energy growth and strategy
  • Identify, understand, and communicate to the PLL team and other relevant functions, customer, investors, insurances and IE’s requirements and needs, from both project specific and in general.
  • Work effectively in a team environment
  • Own the IE’s plan: be accountable for their updates on the new products and ensure new product will pass DD reviews to allow financing in customer projects
  • Develop long term programs such as: Commercial product trainings, product entry strategy for growth and new markets, product book updates and other tools used in the teams to reflect current products , product sunset communication with internal and external customers

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering discipline and / or advanced business degree with applicable industry experience.
  • Practical understanding of current/new wind turbine technologies of GE and the competitive landscape
  • Proven track record as independent engineer or consultant in the wind power industry
  • Strong communication skills and confidence with executive level presentations and proven experience in face to face customer meeting.
  • Fluent in English
  • Flexible travel schedule

Desired Characteristics:
This position can be filled anywhere within Europe.

Locations: Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Spain, United Kingdom, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden

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.
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