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Sales Support Engineer
Position: Sales Support Engineer
Job Status: Permanent
Overview and Role Purpose:
The Oil and Gas Industry has relied upon our Client's engines and products for the last 70 years. Global Petroleum provides Total Solutions to Customers in the Gas Compression, Drilling (Land and Offshore), Well servicing and Production Power / Pumping segments through Dealer Network. In order to realise the growth opportunity in the on and offshore Drilling and Production segments we have an opening for a Sales Support Engineer.
The Sales Support Engineer provides technical expertise and pre-sales commercial support for production power applications for our Petroleum business in the EAME region. Responsibilities include working with dealers and end customers to successfully apply natural gas and diesel engines into on and offshore petroleum applications. The engineer reviews customer specifications and uses these specs to build technical solutions through commercial quotations for engines and generators. Through his / her work, this engineer will select our products, assess the competition and aid the dealers and managers in the quest for market leadership, customer satisfaction and attractive financial results.
The Sales Support Engineer is a recognized expert in product applications, most especially with regard to generator specifications diesel and gas engines. He/she serves as a trusted advisor for dealers and supports their sales efforts.
This role is a key contributor for vision of growth for the EAME region. Through close support and technical advice this engineer will be an integral part of a team focused on market leadership and achieving long term plans.
Skills and Experience Required:
Essential (must have) skills and qualifications:
Strong customer focus, good written and oral communication skills, organizational and computer skills.
Technical knowledge of engines, mechanical systems, electrical power systems, and electronic controls is required along with strong mechanical and/or electrical aptitude. An ability to develop and articulate product concepts is essential.
The ability to work in a team environment and with diverse groups of employees and customers.
The ability to communicate technical information effectively.
A self-starter with strong technical leadership skills plus the initiative and ability to solve problems on their own through analysis, information gathering, and learning in order to design, develop, and implement solutions.
A commitment to provide prompt, high quality responses to customer requests which may often require extended work days and travel.
Excellent judgment and decision making ability in order to work with both technical and commercial issues involved in the growing Petroleum business.
Ability to travel throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East is essential - travel time ~25 to 40%.
Desirable skills and qualifications:
Understanding of engine and generator products or ability to demonstrate an understanding of competitor's products used in Oil and Gas industry.
Experience with design and/or application of engine and generator products.
Prior experience in dealer/customer facing positions.
Strong knowledge of competitors, especially those supplying engines and generators for on and offshore production power applications.
Strong working knowledge with respect to on and offshore generators, engines, controls systems, design and construction specifications, industry certifications, product applications and operation.
Experience with processes, policies and systems.
Salary: £35000-44000 + Benefits