General Electric Sales Specialist - Sales Operations in Alblasserdam, Netherlands

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:

Responsible for activities and processes that help the sales organization achieve business objectives.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Proposal creation: technical and commercial proposal generation for service products with focus on spare part, maintenance, field service and upgrade offerings in the Netherlands / Belgium

  • Coordination during proposal generation, technical clarification and commercial support for Service Sales Manager, Customer Service Manager

  • Obtain customer information for the preparation of non-standard offers and offers based on tenders

  • Drive proposal quality, speed and quote follow-up

  • Interface directly with the customer base in the region, coordinate activities with Service Sales Managers and/or CSA Managers

  • Preparation and submittal of order confirmation, handover to the operation team

  • Support Segment entitlement analysis based on Customer input and drive growth activities for the region

  • Support rolling sales forecast and competitive / customer analysis

  • Implementation and enhancement of global Commercial Operations processes in the local organization (e.g., SalesForce, Spare Parts Configurator, etc.)

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Technical and/or commercial educational background

  • A couple of years of relevant sales and/or service experience

  • Strong customer orientation and external focus

  • Excellent oral and written communication & negotiation skills

  • Time management skills, flexibility and ability to work under pressure

  • Team spirit & self-starter

  • High level of Integrity

  • Experience with the market and culture

  • Fluent in English and Dutch (written and oral)

  • Well experienced with standard office software (MS Office)

  • Knowledge of data base and CRM software (Oracle or SAP, SalesForce)

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Strong problem solving skills.

Locations: Netherlands; Alblasserdam

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.