Industrial I/O Portfolio Development Specialist

Job Description


• Advocate and drive the development of the Industrial I/O portfolio through the identification of a clear target market and go-to-market strategy, and the execution of campaign and initiatives to leverage and maximize Industrial I/O portfolio opportunities.

• Identify and track relevant industry trends and produce growth forecasts.

• Analyze competitor portfolio to establish differentiation for the Siemens portfolio across markets.

• Identify and track key opportunities in the US market, defining the in-focus industry segments, geographies, and target accounts.

• Act as a trusted advisor to Sales account managers and channel partners by directly engaging with customers, as part of the sales pursuit team, for key must-win accounts.  Drive Factory Automation focused mindshare with the sales team, channel & partner eco-system, and vertical sales teams.

• Provide technical product presentations and consultation for the development and implementation of customer solutions or specification standards.

• Coordinate with Regional and Global Product Marketing to identify product requirements for the US customer base.

• Work within a team environment with other Siemens Factory Automation field and support resources (application engineers, marketing, etc.) to convert large opportunities in the market.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

The candidate must have excellent relationship building and communication skills. They must have a deep understanding of factory automation systems (PLCs, HMIs, SCADA, IIOT, Industrial Computers, Fieldbus Networks, and Industrial Software), and a superb ability to present them in a small or large group settings.  The person must be task-oriented with exceptional time management skills.  The candidate must be a team player and have the ability to work in a highly matrixed organization. This person must be self-motivated and proactive in order to keep a focus on driving account plans to ultimately close orders and grow business.  The skills, experience, and education required are:

  • Must have had a minimum of 5 years sales / marketing experience and knowledge of PLC, HMI, IO, SCADA, IIOT and networking architectures
  • Measurable track record of success in external sales / business development
  • Ability to excel within a developmental top-down, solution-selling model
  • Excellent written and verbal communication / presentation skills
  • Three or more years of consultative sales experience, with proven sales results
  • Organizational skills to manage schedule and travel 
  • Computer proficiency - knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Highly technology driven, knowledgeable and familiar with industrial automation market trends 
  • Apply knowledge of major markets in the US to develop target account list.
  • Experience collaborating with distribution partners preferred
  • Education: BS/BA Engineering preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • This position requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.”


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

The key attributes we are looking for in this position, but not required to be considered for this position are:

• Worked 5+ years in factory automation business development 

• Have basic knowledge of the Siemens Automation products

• Have excellent knowledge of competitive Industrial I/O products

• Willing to travel 50-70% within the US


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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