ABB: Traction Converter / Propulsion Systems Sales Engineer

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7 Apr, 2014

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As a Propulsion Systems Sales Engineer, you will be responsible for Sales and Marketing of the Propulsion Systems (Traction Converters, Traction Generators, Traction Motors and Traction Transformers) and related equipment to the transportation industry in South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa.

Discrete Automation and Motion (DM) division offers a wide range of products and services including drives, motors, generators, power electronics systems, rectifiers, power quality products, photovoltaic inverters, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and robots.

Key applications include energy conversion, data processing, actuation, automation, standardized manufacturing cells for applications such as machine tending, welding, cutting, painting, finishing, palletizing and packing, and engineered systems for the automotive industry.


You as a Traction Converters Sales Engineer will be primarily responsible for the following tasks;
-Sales and Marketing of the ABB traction converters range and related equipment to the rail industry in South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa.
-Adopting hands on approach towards establishing and building excellent relationships with clients. Understand the client’s thinking and requirements so as to be aligned with their needs.
-Continuous Market analysis to ensure thorough knowledge and preparation of annual Marketing and Business plans.
-Liaising with colleagues in South Africa and the BU in order to be able to sell effectively the traction converters.
-Identifying and following potential projects from the early pursuit stage until project execution begins.
-Using forecasting and budgeting tools to capture all business prospects.
-Regular traveling to various customer sites in South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa.



Your BSc Degree in Electrical Engineering, preferably including power electronics subjects with minimum of 3 years of experience rail industry and exposure to Power Electronics (ideally traction converters) or drives will make you an ideal fit for this requirement.
Your excellent customer relation skills with the higher level of analytical capability will be an added advantage.


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