Developing the Next Generation of Female Sales Leaders


Sales Engineer II

Donaldson Company

Donaldson Company

Sales & Business Development
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

Donaldson is committed to solving the world’s most complex filtration challenges. Employing innovation and breakthrough solutions, we are advancing filtration for a cleaner world. We look for the best people to help us succeed, offering opportunities to learn, effect change, and make meaningful contributions at work and in our communities. This is a place where you can make a world of difference.

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Job Purpose

  • Achieve Sales Revenue and Profit Targets as set by the Strategy Plan for all Compressed air purification and compressor filtration products for the assigned Sales Territory
  • Develop Sales Channel Mix in order to achieve annual Targets and Objectives
  • Market Observation and Communication of commercial and technical trends/developments

Key Accountabilities

  • Full responsibility in achieving sales and profit targets for the assigned sales territory/ customers / product range.
  • Establish, build, and maintain relationship with target customers, including various regular touch points such as visits, business review, etc.
  • Identify and understand end user application needs, suggest solution, and convert them into opportunities, quotation and finally sales.
  • Identify and develop local key accounts and follow up on global strategic accounts by sales area and market segment.
  • Identify and develop distribution channels for designated products and markets, as appropriate.
  • Closely communicate with regional / worldwide application engineering, seek regular support and provide regular feedback.
  • Ensure proper documentation of success stories by markets and application, in cooperation with application engineering.
  • Provide adequate activity planning and reporting supported by the Donaldson CRM system (Dynamics 365)
  • Observe trends on applications and new technologies in our target markets.
  • Derive product and development recommendations in close communication with our R&D/Engineering facilities.

Education Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in marketing, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent

Technical Competence & Skills:

  • Understanding of General Industries application, technical product sales background, excellent communication skills, strong technical comprehension and sales drive
  • Good negotiation, influencing and follow up skills
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software
  • Experience in the effective use of CRM software

Leadership Competence:

  • Self-starter, able to work under minimum supervision.
  • Self-motivated and result orientated.
  • Eager to learn, quick comprehension.
  • Potential leadership skills

Relevant Experience:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in relevant applications (either filtration or field instrumentations) with proven track record of success
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a technical sales role or appreciation of technical products in a commercial environment selling into the process industries.

Others (% of travel, language, etc.):

  • Good English communication (both written and spoken)
  • Regular travel in the territory is required.
  • Owned a vehicle is preferable.

Come make a World of Difference!

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