Field Services Sales Engineer Vacancy at Schneider-Electric

Posted on :

11 Nov, 2014

Category :

Engineering Jobs in South Africa, Sales Jobs in South Africa

Schneider-Electric is looking for a Field Service Sales Engineer who will have the responsibility to identify and grow the service business for customers or segments allocated to him/her.


  • Relevant Formal Qualification at NQF Level 5/6.


  • Minimum of 3 years Industrial automation Sales Experience.


Market analysis:

  • Actively assist in the development of new customers.
  • Actively assist in developing new service offerings
  • Monitor competitor offerings, price levels and geographical presence and document and feed the information to the Service Sales Manager or updated in available company information systems.
  • Ensure the flow of information to Service Manager and/or Sales Manager  about new entrants or other parameters influencing the market


  • Act as the organisation’s  marketer/salesperson services and solutions when appropriate, for instance at trade fairs, exhibitions, conferences, customer meetings
  • Utilize available marketing material including price lists, company presentations or other available information to identify leads.
  • Translate the needs of the customer into the relevant SCHNEIDER-ELECTRIC’ Service offering

Sales Planning:

  • Understand the underlying needs of the customer and identify new business opportunities, as well as
    growing the business with existing customers.
  • Facilitate the sales process with customers through development of own knowledge of Schneider-Electric’s service offering.
  • Acquires sufficient knowledge on allocated customers or segments, understand the channel strategy and the establishment of prices related to this.


  • Plans and executes customer sales visits  to build a lead and opportunity pipeline
  • Participates in and or runs negotiations with the customer and secures the business to the agreed margins.
  • Ensures a high level of customer satisfaction throughout the sales process.
  • Participates in and contribute to the various risk assessments during the Sales Stage in order to ensure the proper balance between price and quality.
  • Register needed information into the appropriate customer database.
  • Chart out and monitors sales proposals and tenders (e.g. quantity, margin, product/ system), and follow up
    statistics concerning sales proposals.
  • Ensure that the sales proposals submitted are followed up and agreements are signed, and that they are in line with established requirements of the service business unit.
  • Meet the expected number of customer visits as established in the target setting with the Sales Manager and completes relevant database with relevant post Sales visit data/information.
  • Ensure that the customer database is maintained /updated with customer information, contact persons, businesses and activities.

Post Sales:

  • Give all assistance as required to ensure that contracts are executed correctly and that deliveries (products, goods  and/or services) are on time at the agreed cost, with the assistance of administrative sales support
  • Organize and coordinate post-sales marketing activities in collaboration with other Service organizations in
    order to win added sales of services in addition to the offering sold
  • Ensure that the customer is satisfied and that any customer complaint’s is registered.
  • Assists, as required, in the collection of payments from customers in accordance with the terms and conditions of the contract in order to avoid over-due payments.


  • Maintains highest standard of integrity in line with the country’s legislation and company’s expectations.
  • Act as Mentor coach to junior Sales people as required


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