The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-18699

    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/11/2018 7:21 PM)
    Internal Sales Engineer
    Job Location
    US-TX-Deer Park
    Shift Schedule
    Manages Others
  • Business Need / Purpose of Role

    The Internal Sales Engineer will be customer-focused on the Control and Choke Valve product sales for the Weir product range.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities


    • To develop our sales and market share of the Control and Choke Valve product range.
    • Build relationships with customers, external/internal sales team and agents to work effectively and secure profitable orders.
    • To correctly interpret customer requirements, and to offer an appropriate solution from our Control and Choke Valve product range.
    • To ensure that orders are correctly entered into the SAP system once received, and arrange handover and/or kick off meetings as required within the time allowed in the contract delivery schedule.
    • To develop Key Customer Accounts in conjunction with Internal Sales Manager and Product Manager.
    • Visit customers if and when required.
    • To work as an effective team member by offering control and choke valve expertise and flexibility of cover and assistance to others when required.
    • To ensure that processes and procedures are followed in accordance with ‘The Way We Work’.
    • Any other duties that may be required to meet the needs of the company.
    • Participate in training sessions, seminars, and continuing development to stay abreast of new technical developments.
    • Support in budgeting and forecasting.
    • Support in the preparation and delivery of annual Input, Sales & Profit budgets in line with Weir product range strategy expectations. 

    • Ensure all work personally undertaken within WVC is carried out in compliance with current H&S rules and WVC safety systems, and is in line with the requirements of the WVC duty of care document. 



    • Achieve year on year growth targets through the budget and forecasting process
    • Execute the specific sales plans and strategies to optimise existing and potential business
    • Recommend sales, product and pricing strategies
    • Maintain customer interface to increase sales to existing accounts and attract new

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    Education and/or Experience:

    Associates degree or equivalent preferred, with knowledge of business administration, sales and marketing or experience in valve sales with a proven record of increasing responsibility and achievement.

    Knowledge of the Oil & Gas and Power & Industrial market sector.

    Internal sales experience with a knowledge of valve sizing of control or isolation valves would be desirable.


    Language Skills:

    Excellent oral and written communication in English. Other European language preferred but not essential


    Computer Skills:

    Competent user of Microsoft Office packages

    Good knowledge of MRP Systems and SAP desirable

    Core Competencies

    Interpersonal Skills – Able to communicate and build relationships with a variety of people; can interact positively and work effectively with others; focuses on resolving conflict; keeps emotions under control; has an good awareness of others and can adapt their style to manage different people; remains open and considerate to others' ideas; shows respect and empathy.


    Customer Service - Seeks to understand customer’s needs and requirements, and takes appropriate action to meet these effectively; responds promptly to customer needs and keeps customer updated on progress; obtains customer feedback to improve service; sets realistic expectations with customer, but strives to exceed these; adapts to changing customer demands and proactively manages difficult customer situations


    Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; is objective and open to others' views; provides and accepts constructive feedback; able to build positive morale; supports everyone's efforts to succeed in achieving goals and objectives


    Drive & Initiative - Focuses on results and desired outcomes and how best to achieve them; sets ambitious goals for self and/or others and tackles them with enthusiasm; initiates and generates activity, makes things happen quickly; self-starting, works under own direction; persists in spite of obstacles, finding appropriate solutions; looks for opportunities to progress work faster; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities.


    Planning/Organising - Prioritises and plans work activities for self and/or others to meet individual, team and departmental objectives; anticipates resources required to deliver tasks and identifies potential risks; able to adapt if circumstances change; checks completion of activities and progress on projects, showing awareness of deadlines and develop appropriate action plans.


    Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions and alignment to profitability. Has knowledge of the external marketplace and competition and can identify ways to achieve the departmental and company strategic goals; understands the ‘bigger’ picture.


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