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Sales Support Engineer – Steelworks

Sales Support Engineer – Steelworks

Job area Sales Location Veghel, Netherlands Contract type Full time

Would you like to progress your career in a dynamic, globally focused and market-leading environment? If the answer is “yes”, then look no further than Vanderlande!

We’ll give you the opportunity to:

  • become a specialist on important sales core competencies;

  • play a key role in important developments for global sales projects;

  • make a positive difference for our customers on challenging international projects;

  • continually enhance your skills alongside dedicated sales colleagues;

  • grow your network, broaden your experience and expand your horizons.

Your responsibilities

As a Sales Support Engineer you are part of the Sales Support Office that provides support on sales engineering core competencies for global sales projects and execute developments for sales teams worldwide. The Sales Support Engineer is responsible for providing project support and executing developments on one or more important sales engineering core competencies.

Sales Engineering Core competency: set of interrelated knowledge that is required to engineer and sell of a customer bid. Examples of core competency: Pricing, Documentation, 3D Visualization.

Since you will support global sales teams, you need to be able to work with colleagues that have diverse backgrounds and cultures. Major part of the support is done remotely so clear communication between you and the sales team(s) is key.

The Sales Support Engineer needs to master skills and content within the core competency area to be able to advise sales teams and relieve sales colleagues on specific customer questions related to that core competencies. The Sales environment is fast and dynamic and therefore requires a flexible attitude and careful planning skills. 

Your profile

You have:

  • completed a technical program at Bachelor or Master’s level;

  • a minimum of 5 years of experience in an international engineering company; preferably focused on material handling solutions;

  • experience in working with teams, ideally with international teams;

  • sufficient skills in oral and written Dutch and English (other languages such as French, German and/or Spanish ​​would be advantageous).

Your qualifications and skills

If you’re an experienced, enthusiastic and versatile Sales Support Engineer, you will excel at:

  • Consulting sales teams worldwide;

  • planning, executing and handing-over sales support activities;

  • planning, preparing and leading global sales engineering developments with core competencies (documents, toolsets etc.);

  • Provide feedback, give best practices and train to improve our global sales teams;

  • aligning with stakeholders (each department that is somehow involved in the activities as part of your core competency);

  • managing deadlines and milestones;

This vacancy is focused on the core competency Steelworks & Maintainability. To be able to do your job well, you should have working knowledge on:

  • what role steelwork plays in material handling solutions;

  • knowledge on accessibility and maintainability of material handling solutions;

Because the content might be different per continent, all knowledge should be focused on a global scale.

Our company

Vanderlande is the global leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports and in the parcel market, as well as a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses. In this world of technology, we believe in people – especially those who are totally dedicated, customer-driven and keen to continue learning throughout their career.

This is embraced by our Vanderlande Academy and International Talent Development programmes, with over 800 courses conducted every year. The focus is on freedom while being trusted to deliver, and this is one of the reasons why we received the highest rating of three stars in the Best Employer survey (The Netherlands).

If you’re ambitious and take your long-term career seriously, then please contact us to explore this global opportunity to join a company at the top of its game. For more information or to apply for this challenging position, please visit careers.vanderlande.com

Your application

If the role of Sales Support Engineer appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and covering letter. For more information, please contact Michelle van der Schoot, Recruiter on 0413-495288 or jobs@vanderlande.com.

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