Portfolio Consulting Professional – Factory Automation

Job Description

Position Overview

Sales Specialist in the Southern Region who has a proven track record in consultative selling of Factory Automation (FA) systems. The overall requirements of the position are:

• This position is an integral part of the Factory Automation Business Unit. As a Sales Specialist your ultimate responsibility is to grow Siemens FA business in your respective region.
• As a Sales Specialist you will work with the respective sales teams, customers, solution partners in the region, for FA portfolio focus/value selling at select customers with significant business potential and advanced technical requirement, and thereby support to close and win business.
• The Sales Specialist will report to the Head of Sales Specialist, Factory Automation BU


The Sales Specialist will need to support multiple areas in this job function with the main objective to increase market share for FA portfolio. This includes portfolio consultation, customer presentations, provide value added business support, training for sales and solution partners. The Sales Specialist will also provide critical market intelligence back to the Business Unit. Some of the key roles and responsibilities are:

  • Shall be responsible for pushing ramp up products and solutions in their area of operations. This includes generating reference through PoCs
  • Shall be responsible for identifying and developing new business opportunities with OEMs, End users, Solution Partners, and System Integrators in close co-ordination with local sales offices
  • Works with the RM / OM / GL to drive local FA sales strategy and growth in close co-ordination with BU teams
  • ·        Timely updating of Salesforce and leverage its potential to identify, target and close new sales opportunities
  • Keeps abreast of current market trends including competitors and updates Business Unit regularly.
  • Works in a team environment with other field resources (Sales / other SSPS) to convert large opportunities in the market.
  • Co-ordinate with BU team and provide region specific trainings for Sales teams / partners on FA products.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

The skills, experience and education required are:
• 5+ years' experience in Automation Industry
• Degree in Engineering Electronics / Electrical / Information Technology / Computer science or any relevant disciplines
• They must have a deep understanding of factory automation systems. (PLCs, HMIs, SCADA, Industrial Computers, Fieldbus Networks, and Industrial Software)
• The person must have excellent relationship building and communication skills.

• The candidate must be a team player. This person must be self-motivated and proactive enough keep a focus on the deliverables.

External Job Description 

Siemens Digital Industries is an innovation and technology leader in industrial automation and digitalization. In close collaboration with our partners and customers, we are the driving force for the digital transformation in the discrete and process industries.

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Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Limited

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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