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Vestas Factory

Sales Engineer, (M/F) 
FR, Paris-La Défense | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 18433 

Do you feel enthusiastic about contributing to shaping a sustainable energy future? Do you want to be part of a great international company world leader in wind energy?

Then take a closer look at this career opportunity and join Vestas! 
  
Sales > SBU MED > Sales & Marketing France 

The Sales department monitors is in charge to offer relevant and competitive commercial offers to developers of wind projects. During the commercial and contractual negotiation steps, this team is supported by legal advisers. The sales cycle can extend over several months and the contracts reach several million euros. 

Responsibilities 

  • The primary responsibility of the Sales Engineer is to support the Sales Managers in their customer interactions, preparing key sales documentation including tender responses and support contract closing activities. 
  • Support the Sales Manager in their customer interactions. 
  • Support on the bid management process and involvement in the strategic offerings of tenders.  
  • Assist in preparing and compiling technical and commercial proposals. 
  • Prepare contracts and technical annexes. 
  • Co-ordinate with each department as part of the team selling approach to projects. 
  • During contracts closing, co-ordinate the validation process with the departments (technology, transport, construction, legal, finance). 
  • Liaise with the back office for creation of projects in SAP/Quotations/Review Meetings/Milestones/Precalc/CRM. 
  • Support the reporting activities. 
  • Participate in exhibitions, conferences, customer events and market intelligence activities. 
  • Attendance of both internal and external meetings, taking notes and producing reports. 
  • Participate in hand-over meetings from sales to project execution. 
  • Support and control that processes and procedures are implemented and followed. 
  • Handle contract documentation print and compile contracts. 

  
Qualifications 

  • Master's Degree (or equivalent work experience) Engineering, business, marketing and sales or related field of study. 
  • Fluent in English/French required 
  • Good business skills 
  • Good Knowledge of the office pack in general, and SAP is considered
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in a similar position, if possible, in the energy sector

 
Competencies 

  • Comfortable in data management and analysis 
  • Should be a self-starter, highly motivated, hard-working, professional and possess good customer-service skills. 
  • Should have a Team spirit, curiosity, rigor, organization, motivated, results-oriented, and to be mobile because trips planned for the activity. 

 

What we offer 

  • Career perspectives in an exciting job in a progressive and international environment  
  • A secure environment that will protect you while working in the field, as well as the best specific protection equipment on the market thanks to strict security rules  
  • Integrating Vestas means joining an International Group, one of the leaders of the Wind Power market, with 40 years of experience.   
  • Vestas has been in France for more than 20 years; we have 530 employees at the moment, and we are still growing! Today, 300 out of the 530 French employees are Service Operators or Service Technicians and we recruit more than 100 of these profiles every year!  
  • In 2020, for the 7th consecutive year, Vestas France is the Leader of the French Wind Power market and represents 50 % of the latest Power facilities installations 

About Vestas                                                                
Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do. 

At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work – no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.

Learn more about Vestas at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels