Drive Product Application Engineer

Schneider Electric St. Louis, MO

About the Job

Drive Product Application Expert - 00151G
Schneider Electric offers an outstanding opportunity for a dedicated and passionate individual in the role of Drive Product
Application Expert. The primary role of this position is to promote the sales of Variable Frequency Drives (VFD's) and
Solid State Reduced Voltage (Soft-starts)
Qualifications
This position is accountable for the promotion, sale and support of Variable Frequency Drives (VFD's) and Soft-starts.
We are looking for an aggressive, motivated, self-starter who understands all aspects motor control. A strong technical
knowledge in the sale and application of VFD's, enclosed VFD's, motor control and soft-starts is required. Additionally,
having solid contacts and relationships with customers in Ohio Valley (Columbus, Cincinnati, Indianapolis) is a plus. The
right candidate enjoys a fast paced, high growth environment with a focus on results and providing superior solutions for
the customer. Qualifications
Primary Responsibilities:
· Applies a consultative solution selling approach to the market and possesses the skills necessary for dealing with specific
target audiences such as OEM's, End Users, consultants, and the Schneider Electric direct sales force and distribution
channel.
· Provides application, technical and commercial support to the Schneider Electric distributors and customers.
· Provides technical training sessions in a professional presentation format for engineers, customer personnel, internal
sales and industry professionals.
· Increases sales by sharing application knowledge with Drive PAE's, SE Sales people, and Channel partners
· Develops and coordinate a network of Partners - i.e. Panel Builders, Contractors, OEM's
· Sets goals and objectives, develops sales/business plans, establishes call plans and strategies,
· Develops account profiles and executes the sales plan for obtaining year over year sales growth.
· Provides call activity reporting and consistent activity updates through Salesforce.com
Schneider Electric offers an
outstanding opportunity for a dedicated and passionate individual in the role of Drive Product Application Expert. The
primary role of this position is to promote the sales of Variable Frequency Drives (VFD's) and Solid State Reduced
Voltage (Soft-starts Primary Location: United States - St Louis, MO, Peoria, IL
Schedule: Full-time

Qualifications
Drive Product Application Expert - 00151G
Qualifications/Requirements
· Minimum 5 years experience in sales with a keen understanding of field concepts, practices and procedures.
· Experience applying VFDs and Soft Starters is required.
· Education: Minimum B.S. in technical field (electrical, mechanical) or equivalent.
· Self starter and effective communicator who is passionate about his/her position and committed to fostering a team approach and successful results. · Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities
· Language: Fluent in English. Good command of vocabulary.
· Presentation Skills: Ability to address small and large groups of professionals in electro-mechanical disciplines.
· Computer Skills: Web navigation, MS Office, Multi-media utilization, Skype/Webinar skills, Salesforce experience a plus
· Phone Skills: clear articulation, customer-distributor-sales communication, customer focus