Siemens Technical Sales Support Manager-Mechanical-Gears- Elgin, IL in Elgin, Illinois

Technical Sales Support Manager-Mechanical-Gears- Elgin, IL

Locations:Elgin, Illinois

Job Family: Sales

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Job Description

Division: Process Industries and Drives

Business Unit: Mechanical Drives

Requisition Number: 229692

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Elgin

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 15%

Division Description:

Flender Corporation, a Siemens company, is a leading global supplier for mechanical drive systems and has the reputation for highest performance, innovation, quality, and reliability of mechanical components for more than 115 years. Flender offers a broad variety of gear units and couplings and associated services, with a focus on key industries such as wind power, cement, mining, oil & gas, power generation, water & wastewater ,marine, conveyor and crane technology. Flender products and services combine the latest technology with extremely high quality and have been reliably providing the optimal transmission of power for decades.

Job Description:

Position Overview

Position to lead medium-sized, professional team of Application Engineers, Aftersales Engineers and Field Service Specialists (up to 20 employees) in the Industrial Power Transmission Industry. Group is responsible to support external sales team and customers by on-time responses to their requests for quotations, purchase orders, aftersales requirements or field service assistance. Requires a high level of collaboration within own internal sales support team and external sales team.


  • Sales Support of all Flender sales channels to meet order entry and sales business segment targets

  • Lead the professional team of application engineers, after sales engineers and field service specialists to meet customer expectations regarding handling of their request for quotations, purchase orders, after sales service support, on site field service assistance or training

  • Manage internal collaboration with the rest of Flender organization in USA and also globally to meet the set targets. It requires intensive coordination and collaboration regarding quotes, projects or service inquiries, implementation of local or global tools or processes for handling of such quotations, purchase orders or services. It also requires meeting quality and health & safety standards within company working environment or within external working environment at job sites.

  • Actively participates on high-level technical meetings with management, customers, professional external organizations (e.g. AGMA) or external shows or exhibitions.

  • Supports Flender global product development teams by technically sophisticated inputs from US regions to help them to develop state of the art products or services.

  • Continuously works on improvements of internal practices and processes to make sure that Flender organization is always one step ahead of any local or global competition.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • 10 + years of direct design / application experience with gearboxes.

  • Previous managerial experience with documented success in leading technical teams.

  • Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of the commercial aspects of the business

  • Demonstrated experience improving existing processes and approaches.

  • A strong technical and product knowledge of the design and application of large gears and gear boxes for Industrial Power Transmission Industry

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering

Why Siemens?

  • Competitive compensation.

  • Excellent health, vision, and dental plans with many options from which to choose.

  • All employees receive Life Insurance, Short, and Long Term Disability coverage.

  • 401k match dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary.

  • Education reimbursement programs available.

  • Extensive product training and professional career development.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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