Sales Engineer

Job family - Job cluster - Job role - Band level

Job family: Commercial
Job cluster: External Sales, Industry
Job role: Associate Sales Engineer, IND
Band level: 010

Purpose of job

Apply subject matter knowledge with a limited degree of technical/business insight. Work across functional areas and may work under some degree of supervision.

Key Activities

- Maintain existing customer base and assist in developing plans, budget and promotional activities.
- Follow up on unit/project sales from quotation stage to awarding stage.
- Ensure proper and accurate costing based on company pricing strategy. 
- Ensure that final pump set selection is appropriate to clients application by calculation.
- Ensure full and proper documentation to be handed over to customer service and engineering team during order processing.
- Achieve agreed marketing objectives, sales volumes and contribution targets.
- Work closely with Finance, Engineering and Business Development team on account management.
- Register all activities with customers in the global CRM tool
- Register and nurture opportunities in the global CRM tool according to company guidelines
- Ensure customer master data is updated on portfolio of customers under their responsibility.

Critical knowledge and experience

Industry, market and business environment
- Contribute with well-defined elements to developed processes within Industry Sales.
- Ability to contribute to processes or projects.
- Ability to contribute business process within Industry Sales.
- Most likely to have 0-3 years of relevant work experience before entering level besides formal education.

Technical, functional and professional
- Solid knowledge of the plans, processes and activities within the functional area in Industry Sales.
- Strong ability influence others.
- Possess a great understanding of the relevant systems, local laws and regulations where applicable, for the Industry Sales.

Collaboration partners

- Finance

Preferred education

Master’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

Grundfos Key Behaviors

B_Grundfos behavior - Accountability

B_Grundfos behavior - Collaboration

B_Grundfos behavior - Customer Centricity


C_Persuading and Influencing

C_Presenting and Communicating Information

C_Relating and Networking


S_English Proficiency

S_Managing stakeholders

S_Applying Grundfos Sales excellence practices

S_Business Tools Utilization

S_Dealing with Projects

S_Applying Product and Application knowledge

S_Building customer loyalty

S_Optimizing IND product and application performance

S_Technical analytical

S_Digital Skill: Data Capture & Enrichment

S_Digital Skill: Sales Support Tools

S_Digital Skill: Digital Engagement Tools

S_Digital Skill: Understanding Digital Products and Services

S_Digital Skill: Understanding & Selling New Business Models

Talent profile

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