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Sales Application Engineer

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/9/2017 9:50:49 AM
  • 2954060
  • Job Function: Sales
  • Business Segment: Power Industrial Solutions
Location(s): United States; North Carolina, South Carolina; Cary


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running. www.GEEnergyConnections.com

Industrial Solutions, part of GE Energy Connections, empowers smarter business operations by connecting equipment, software and services to protect, control and optimize assets within electrical infrastructures. The business provides customers, across various industries, with end-to-end product and service solutions that help ensure the reliability and protection of their electrical infrastructure. Industrial Solutions’ product and service solutions add to GE’s broader portfolio of leading technology solutions for the delivery, management, conversion and optimization of electrical power for customers across multiple energy-intensive industries. To learn more, please visit: www.GEIndustrial.com.


GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. As the Sales Application Engineer, you will enjoy a career that blends engineering, marketing, sales and a high level of autonomy into one role.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Sales Application Engineer, you will:

  • Collaborate with strategic consultants and users to define their needs, develop applicable solutions and influence their adoption into project specifications
  • Possess a strong working knowledge of the following products and the capability to package them into solutions: Switchgear, switchboards, panelboards, transformers, motor control, power monitoring, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), automatic transfer switches (ATS), paralleling switchgear (PSG), flywheels and busway
  • Understand short circuit/ coordination and arc flash mitigation concepts and possess the experience to illustrate solutions with with tools such as SKM or Easy Power
  • Drive new product acceptance into the technical community & accelerate adoption of highly technical concepts
  • Prepare technical drawings, specifications, calculations and cost estimates for GE equipment and system performance/ owning costs
  • Be highly active in industry conferences and thought leadership organizations
  • Shape future products by translating customer needs (technical & code related) into concepts the product management team can execute on



Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree electrical engineering from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience with technical sales or engineering/ specification experience with electrical/ critical power products
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability and willingness to travel within assigned geography (25+%).



Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

Desired Characteristics:


  • Ability to manage time effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an emphasis on relationship/ team building
  • Strong motivation / initiative, self-starter and accountability for results, ability to work without detailed direction
  • Experience operating computer assisted engineering and design software programs
  • Strong business acumen and commercial savvy
  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken), well established organizational and presentation skills
  • Possess a strong customer service mindset and problem solving attitude

PLEASE NOTE: Cary or Charlotte, NC is the preferred location, however other North & South Carolina locations may be considered.

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Locations: United States; North Carolina, South Carolina; Cary

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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