Inside Sales Specialist - Electric Vehicle Chargers EMEA
Industry: Electric Vehicles
Location: Sassenheim, Europe
Location: Sassenheim, Netherlands
Employment type: Permanent
Job descriptionINSIDE SALES - ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGERS EMEA
Our client’s new EV Charger Business Unit builds on their 50-year legacy of innovation in the Power Electronics industry. Founded in Taiwan in 1972, our client rapidly grew to become an international powerhouse in the industry and, today, they generate over $420m in sales and have 6000 employees.
This new business unit represents the next evolution of our client as they work to develop the infrastructure that will usher in the Age of Electric Vehicles.
Headquartered in Amsterdam and with manufacturing in Taiwan, the Business Unit is offering both ACDC and DCDC charging solutions and has established relationships with the major EV manufacturers of both commercial and personal vehicles and the Charge Point Operators (CPOs) and are supported by a network of Business and Service Partners across the EMEA region.
Why Join Us:
This is an opportunity to join an “incubator” business with the dynamism of a start-up and the financial security of an enterprise company in an industry that not only represents the future of the world but also works to make the world a better, greener place.
Their new business unit will operate with considerable autonomy and they are developing a new brand and image that underscores this.
Their 50-year legacy in Power Electronics places them in a select group of companies that has the knowledge to develop the challenging DC-DC Fast Chargers and they have leveraged this technical knowledge to develop and manufacture the entire charging solution – the power module, firmware, and Control Supervisor Unit (CSU) - in contrast to the majority of their competitors.
Their technical superiority means they have far greater control of the production process and can readily adapt their sales offering to the changing market needs and their focus on staff training will mean this technical knowledge is imparted to you; equipping you with the skills needed to compete in the world of tomorrow.
Our client offers a highly competitive salary, including an extra month of vacation pay.
All expenses incurred in undertaking the above duties will be fully reimbursed, including travel, accommodation, sustenance, car hire.
Reporting to the Vice President Business Development, you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of vital Head Office pre-sale and post-sale processes: helping the external Business Development Team with reporting and client documentation and linking the external Business Development Team to the Operations and Manufacturing Teams.
You will be involved in all steps of the pre-sales process: generating leads through RFQ Applications and Tenders, tracking new customers in our database and updating their records as the sales process advances (and after it closes), and liasing with our client’s Legal Team to get contracts signed off.
Once the deal closes, you will then lead the efforts to ensure the fulfilment of the order and will work with the Finance Team, Operations Team, and Manufacturing Team.
You will be responsible for:
- RFQ Applications
- Providing the company information for Tenders
- Maintenance of the Client CRM Records
You will be responsible for:
- Order Placing; including confirmation of price and model and entry in SAP ERP
- Schedule Tracking
- Invoice and Packaging
- Payment Tracking
- Customer Complaints
- 2+ years of sales experience in a related industry is required
- Knowledge of RFQ and Tendering process
- Knowledge of Post-Sales Fulfilment process
- Engineering degree or relevant technical qualification is advantageous
- English is required, other EU languages are advantageous
- Presentable, articulate, numerate, and literate (handwriting and computer)