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Schneider Electric
Location: Crawley
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Power & Energy
Category: Health & Safety Jobs
Technical Sales Consultant -Safety Systems - 0055PT

Schneider
Electric™ creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform
cities and enrich lives. Our 144,000 employees thrive in more than 100
countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our
technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and
automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On
everywhere, for everyone and at every moment:

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Great
people make Schneider Electric a great company.

We
are currently seeking a Technical Sales Consultant (TSC) to support our Process
Automation (PA) business unit within the Northern Europe and Sub Sharan Africa
region ( NESSA ).

Working
within a pre-sales environment, as part of our “Customer Success Team “, the
position is responsible for delivering high quality technical solutions to
drive sustainable growth within PA. You will
be experienced in Process Control & Safety and highly knowledgeable in both
existing and new technologies across a broad range of market sectors. Proven in
designing and modernising Safety systems., you’ll utilise your sales and
technical expertise to interpret customers business drivers and requirements;
generating solutions, in line with the agreed sales strategy; for Brownfield and
Greenfield opportunities, spanning upgrades, expansions and migrations as well
as high profile, complex opportunities.

Principle
Accountabilities

Hold customer facing discussions; understand
their business drivers, technical issues & requirements, working both
independently and with Account Managers.

Interpret customer requirements, then design
safety solutions that maximise profitability and add value for the customer: Articulate
the same to the customer as well as internal SE stakeholders, liaising with other
SE business Units and partner organisations, as required

In addition, demonstrate commercial awareness and assist in the development of
sales strategies, to support pre sales activity throughout the opportunity qualification,
influence and development process.

* Assume accountability for all architectural
solutions to support subsequent technical tender content; working collaboratively
with Sales, Tendering and Engineering teams to meet required deadlines
associated with multiple simultaneous opportunities
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Maintain knowledge of current technologies and build an in depth
understanding of new Process Automation product releases; communicating value
creation and compelling vision, to inspire and motivate customers as well
as internal teams.

Core
competencies

* Focus on Customer – Develops a solid understanding
of customer requirements, recognises the importance of resolving customer
issues and prioritises the external customer over internal matters.
Demonstrates strong integrity and a sense of accountability; goes the
extra mile.

* Customer Application Knowledge - Provides viable, value-engineered options and design solutions to
meet customer needs. Recommends customer solutions to resolve complex
issues. Resolves post sale issues and applies total Schneider Electric
Offer.

* Influence & Convince – Ability to anticipate problems, determine underlying cause, devise
appropriate solution and manage issue through to resolution. Acts boldly, challenges
the status quo and has a clear drive for fresh ideas with excellent
presentation and concept articulation skills.

* Cross Cultural – Communicates effectively at all
levels, with the ability to present & align ideas according to group
culture and anticipates cross cultural viewpoints in business
interactions.

* Learn
Every Day - Connects with others to exchange, collaborate, teach and learn. Gathers
and disseminates information coming from both internal and external
sources

* Issue
Resolution - Integrates information from diverse sources in order to
completely understand an issue . Determines available solutions and
studies the strengths and weakness of each before building action plans

* Offer Knowledge & Value Proposition – Understands PA business, PA / SE products
& technologies and their associated customer application. Serves as peer expert for proposal questions including
complex technical issues.

* Shape
Our Future - Thinks strategically and innovatively about the future;
Understands importance of using new tools and technology to drive
digitisation.

* Deliver
the Results – Self motivated to achieve great results
even in difficult conditions, balancing thoroughness with efficiency to work
smarter.

Qualifications

Experience

* Experience in Greenfield and Brownfield
process control solutions is required, with a working knowledge of Distributed
Control Systems, ideally Foxboro DCS and most critically, Safety systems,
ideally Triconex.

* A background within Oil & Gas, Power, Pharmaceutical, Food
& Beverage or Metals, Mining & Minerals is advantageous.

We’re
looking for people with a passion for success — on the job and beyond. See
what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric :

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Schneider Electric believes
in rewarding and recognising employees who contribute to the success of the
Company. Our rewards programs are designed for employees who are aligned
to our strategy, engaged and successfully contributing to the organisational goals.
These philosophies, as well as our desire to care for you and your family, form
the basis of our Total Rewards offer.

We offer a wide-ranging
reward package that goes far beyond your monthly salary including a generous
holiday entitlement, defined contribution pension scheme and a range of
supplementary benefits that are market competitive.

This is a great opportunity to join Schneider
Electric and power your career ! You will be joining an international, dynamic, and
responsible company, with an enviable reputation in the
market. Schneider fosters the
development of all its’ people around the world. Every day, we empower
employees to achieve more and experience exciting careers. Find out how our
values and unique position make Schneider Electric the employer of choice.

Diversity
is our heritage and our future. Be a part of it.

At Schneider Electric, Diversity & Inclusion is
at the heart of our organisation, it's an integral part of our history, culture
and identity. We recognise that embracing diversity unlocks innovation
and creativity and fosters collaboration. We want our employees to reflect the
diversity of our communities and the customers we serve. As a result, our teams
are stronger to drive the company's future.

We are
always open to a conversation around flexible working.

Primary Location
: GB-England-Crawley

Schedule
: Full-time

Unposting Date
: Ongoing

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