Siemens RFID Product Consultant in Raleigh, North Carolina

RFID Product Consultant

Multiple Locations:Norcross, Georgia; Orlando, Florida; Greenville, South Carolina; Jacksonville, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; Memphis, Tennessee; Johnson City, Tennessee; Birmingham, Alabama; Spring House, Pennsylvania; East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Tampa, Florida; Washington, District of Columbia; Miami, Florida; Chattanooga, Tennessee; Charlotte, North Carolina; Raleigh, North Carolina; Spartanburg, South Carolina; Richmond, California; Nashville, Tennessee

Job Family: Sales

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Job Description

Division: Process Industries and Drives

Business Unit: Process Automation

Requisition Number: 214456

Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Norcross

Other Locations: United States-Tennessee-Nashville, United States-California-Richmond, United States-South Carolina-Spartanburg, United States-North Carolina-Raleigh, United States-North Carolina-Charlotte, United States-Tennessee-Chattanooga, United States-Florida-Miami, United States-District of Columbia-Washington, United States-Florida-Tampa, United States-Pennsylvania-East Pittsburgh, United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House, United States-Alabama-Birmingham, United States-Tennessee-Johnson City, United States-Tennessee-Memphis, United States-Georgia-Atlanta, United States-Florida-Jacksonville, United States-South Carolina-Greenville, United States-Florida-Orlando

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 60%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Process Industries and Drives Division helps manufacturers measurably increase productivity and improve time-to-market with our innovative, integrated technology and services. We support our customers in continuously improving the reliability, safety, and efficiency of products, processes and plants.

For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/process-industries-and-drives.htm

Job Description:

Industrial Identification Product Consultant

PA CI Business

Siemens Industry, Inc. has an opening for an Industrial Identification Consultant to support our Siemens and distributor sales teams in the East and West sales regions. The consultant will provide expert consultative support on technical and commercial topics toward driving growth of our RFID and Code Reading business in the specified territories. In collaboration with product marketing and sales this role will support identification, nurturing and closing of opportunities.

This position will report to the PA CI Industrial Business Development Manager and work closely with the IID go-to-market team including product marketing and application engineering.

The ideal location for this position is Atlanta, Georgia. However, qualified candidates located in other major cities in the East region (PA, VA, NC, SC, FL, GA, TN, AL) are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Focus on targeted accounts for Industrial Identification products and services related opportunities in the East and West Industrial regions.

  • Provide consultative Pre-sales support to sales team, channel partners, systems integrators, OEMs, and customers (“technical advice”) relative to Industrial ID products and services.

  • Support the sales organization to close identified opportunities.

  • Support and facilitate (“knowledge transfer”) to sales & channel partners, systems integrators, OEMs and end-users.

  • Manage utilization of application engineering for complex technical applications as necessary.

  • Conducts/organizes cross functional activities related to training, documentation, tools, sales, marketing, services.

  • Guides the development of business plans and product introduction plans on regional basis.

  • Work with product marketing managers to implement marketing strategies and programs in the region.

  • Roll out regional and channel partner marketing programs in association with Sales and Marketing teams.

  • Provides input into the product development requirements and issues as well as competitive intelligence.

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for Siemens Industrial Identification within the East and West sales regions.

Required Knowledge & Skills:

  • Outward focused, customer oriented

  • Self-motivated individual - internally driven

  • Ability to influence without authority

  • Proven ability to build trusting relationships with sales (interpersonal relationships)

  • Candidate must have sales and technical experience and basic knowledge of PLC based industrial automation solution sets and architectures.

  • Understanding of RFID technologies, 1D/2D code reading and their applications in industrial applications.

  • Ability to demonstrate the value of Siemens’ Industrial Identification product lines and our unique differentiators (Presentation skills).

  • Ability to manage multiple opportunities and projects simultaneously. (find the calm in a storm)

  • Education: BS/BA in related discipline, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Typically 5-10 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above.

  • Anticipated travel: 60%

Preferred Knowledge & Skills:

  • In depth understanding of HF and UHF RFID along with 1D/2D code reading.

  • Familiarity with common industrial applications of RFID and code reading.

  • Familiarity with local channels to market and of customers in East and West industrial sales region.

  • Experience in competitive account conversions.

  • Knowledge of industry value chain and typical work practices- Integrators, OEMs, End Users

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