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Sales Engineer - Power Generation, Oil & Gas

Donaldson Company

Donaldson Company

Sales & Business Development
Leuven, Belgium
Posted on Wednesday, October 4, 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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Donaldson is looking for a sales engineer for our Gas Turbines Systems department.
The ideal candidate has sales experience in energy, Oil & Gas or power generation in the Nigerian market.

This position is based in our EMEA Headquarters in Belgium. (Leuven)

We consider candidates based in the EU, UK or Africa. As long as they are willing to relocate to Belgium and match with are our most critical requirements.

Critical requirements: Engineering degree, fluent in English, commercial experience in the power generation or Oil & Gas industry in Nigeria.


  • Promote company products and services by providing commercial & technical support to customers/distributors within assigned territory.

  • Establish and maintain contacts with customers in assigned territory.

  • Identify & qualify opportunities and follow up their progress until closing.

  • Contribute to the market intelligence activities.

  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations explaining products or services to customers.

  • Understand customer requirements and addressing it internally in timely manner and helping in developing the solution.

  • Visit customer’s sites, access their equipment and provide first line technical support when needed.

  • Internal coordination with engineering, pricing, logistic department and customer service.


  • Engineering degree, preferably mechanical or electrical

  • At least 3 years of experience in technical sales

  • Experience in Nigerian territory is a must

  • Experience in Oil & Gas sector or experience in power generation is a must.

  • Turbomachinery, rotating equipment, filtration knowledge is an added value.

  • Fluent English communication (written and spoken)

Skills & other requirements

  • Strong negotiation skills & communication skills.

  • Ability to establish communication matrix and handle customer’s engineers, plant managers, procurement managers. Etc.

  • Good administrative capabilities as desired candidate will be reporting all business activities through CRM on daily basis.

  • Capable of handling different types of customers such as end users, OEMs, contractors, agents, and distributors.

  • Interact efficiently with colleagues within the organization, such as peers, internal sales team, customer service team, engineering, finance, and others.

  • Flexibility to travel as job require 30% travel time.

What we offer

  • Indefinite duration contract in Belgium

  • Competitive gross salary

  • Bonus system based on personal short and long term performance

  • Company car with fuel card (for professional and personal use)

  • Insurances (International hospitalization insurance, life insurance and disability insurance)

  • Pension plan

  • Meal vouchers and net allowance

  • Laptop and phone

  • Possibility to bike leasing after 6 months in the company

  • 13th and 14th month salary

  • A total of 42 paid holidays (20 legal days, 10 public holidays, 12 additional holidays)

  • Ability to work 3 days a week from home

  • A long term career with possibility for personal and professional growth within a global multinational with 15.000 employees worldwide.


Come make a World of Difference!

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