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Technical Bid (Lead) Engineer (m/f/d) - Hamburg, DE

Requisition ID:  15538
Location(s): 

Hamburg, HH, DE

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time

 Vestas Factory

Specialist | Full-Time

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity in the wind industry and do you want to be part of the change to a more sustainable future? Then read further, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

 

Product Management >Technical Sales Management NCE >Tech Sales & Siting Solutions NCE Central

The technical sales management department is the regional arm of our global product management organization, which links our sales business unit and our customer needs towards the central power solutions team, responsible for the global product development in Vestas. The Technical Bid (Lead) Engineer role within technical sales management is a highly diversified role that requires solid technical skills as well as a solid commercial mindset. You will work with our commercial Sales group, our customers as well as central engineering functions which requires significant communication and interfacing skills to promote regional growth in NCE by ensuring the best possible technical solution for our customers.

 

Responsibilities

  • Effectively encourage the technical value engineering of customer projects and supervise technical negotations as a focused member of the Sales team
  • Ensure timely responses to customer enquiries, prepare clarifications and deviations to tenders, as well as technical annexes and contract schedules
  • You are expected to take the full responsibility for the technical solution during the Sales phase
  • After an intensive induction, you will be assigned to Vestas' sales activities mainly in Germany and in further consequence, in other markets within the region
  • You will need to build relationships with the key technical people in your customers' organization, defining their requirements inside Vestas and ensuring they prefer to use Vestas
  • Be the link between the Local Sales organization and VPS (Vestas Power Solutions) for general technical matters and with Product Management in R&D
  • Understanding of the market, customer business cases and sales' perspective in general; Track of the local rules and legislation and participate in working groups where required

 

Qualifications

  • Engineering background (Electrical, Mechanical, Renewable Energies or related) combined with commercial insight/interest or commercial background with solid interest in understanding of technical aspects
  • Experience in directing technical negotiations, ideally of heavy machinery, power plant equipment or similar
  • Work experience of minimum 3 years
  • Previous experience in wind energy, product management, technical sales or industrial plant environment would be beneficial
  • Fluent in German and English (written and spoken). Fluency in another European language would be an advantage
  • Ability to direct and coordinate a team of engineers
  • Holistic understanding of the commercial and legal aspects of technical solutions

 

Competencies

  • Professional communication skills and prior experience interacting with different stakeholders
  • The ability to be reliable, organized and collaborative with proven experience in hard-working and intensive environments
  • The ability to be innovative and creative with a mindset towards results
  • Creative solution identification and a high degree of motivation to satisfy customer needs
  • Travel availability across the region

 

What we offer

As a Technical Bid (Lead) Engineer at Vestas, you will be in the heart of the action of the wind industry. Despite being the largest presence in the industry; Vestas is still very motivated and agile, giving you the freedom to act creatively in an international environment and highly diverse team.
People with experience working in Technical Sales Management are highly valued across multiple functions in Vestas. The role of Technical Bid (Lead) Engineer is a great start to an interesting career in Vestas.

 

Additional Information

Primary work location shall be Hamburg (DE). If the above matches your field of interest and your qualifications, please apply online as soon as possible - by the latest 11.07.2022. 

Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. 

We conduct ongoing interviews and close the position once the right person has been found. 

All enquiries are treated confidentially. 


Recruitment fraud

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Please be aware that all candidates applying for a job in Vestas are required to go through a formal recruitment process prior to receiving a job offer and Vestas does not (nor do any of the organisations that recruit on our behalf) ever ask for money or payments from our applicants at any stage in the recruitment process.

We strongly recommend that you do not disclose your personal or bank details to anyone you do not know. If you do receive such communications, we would advise you to contact your local police station and provide them with the details of the senders. We would also request that you report these type of communications to us through PCServices@vestas.com.

 

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.