Technical Sales Specialist - Automotive Power Electronics (#2019-2388)
AVL North America
Plymouth, MI, USA
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 Responsibilities
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
For over 60 years AVL has been pioneering the development of Powertrain systems. Our dedication to innovation and customer satisfaction has led us to become the world's largest independent developer of Powertrain systems.
With new technology comes several exciting opportunities going forward and we would like you to be a part of it. These opportunities include bae engine design, and the continuous and exciting challenges of future hybridization and electrification.
If you are a bachelor degree qualified engineer with a minimum of five to ten years of experience in the field of controls, calibration and CAE, we would like to hear from you. All available positions, company information and history are posted on our website at AVL.com. Applicants are encouraged to submit their resume at HRStaffing@AVL.com and qualified contenders will be contacted for an interview within one week of your submission. No phone calls please.
Be on the fore-front of AVL Powertrain Systems Development as we create the vision for the next 60 years! AVL: Concept to Reality.