Sep 04, 2019

Technical Sales Specialist - Automotive Power Electronics (#2019-2388)

  • AVL North America
  • Plymouth, MI, USA
Full-Time Automotive Sales

Job Description

The Technical Sales Specialist fulfills a vital role within AVL by determining customer needs for product instrumentation and services, and translating these needs into cost effective technical solutions. This position is ideal for the engineer with a powertrain testing background who wants to broaden their horizons and learn more about how businesses operate on a day-to-day basis. Success in this position could lead to a future role in product management, management, or sales.
 “Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.”AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

  • Works with the AVL Account Manager to drive sales and achieve targets
  • Scopes customers‘ requirements and conducts product demonstrations
  • Responsible for the technical content and accuracy of customer quotations
  • Interacts with Product Management for product development and market launches
  • Provides market feedback for future product development and innovative approaches
  • Stays abreast of development activities in the industry and creates/implements corresponding action plans
  • Works with Business Development to create strategic plans and product enhancements
  • Develops and maintains customer relationships


    • BS in engineering required, MS preferred
    • Strong fundamental knowledge of electrified powertrain/propulsion testing, specific with high-speed power analysis and measurement
    • Good fundamental knowledge of automotive e-motor and inverter testing and development processes
    • Years of experience in related fields 2+
    • Demonstrated experience with AVL related products preferred
    • Demonstrated successful experience in technical sales preferred
    • Ability to multi-task and manage projects/assignments while under time restrictions
    • Travel approximately 10 – 25% to meet the needs of customers / minimal overseas travel required



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