The Internal Sales Engineer will be customer-focused on the Control and Choke Valve product sales for the Weir product range.
Support in the preparation and delivery of annual Input, Sales & Profit budgets in line with Weir product range strategy expectations.
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.
Excellent oral and written communication in English. Other European language preferred but not essential
Competent user of Microsoft Office packages
Good knowledge of MRP Systems and SAP desirable
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.