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Sales Development Specialist, LGR Leak Detection

Company: ABB
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Sales Development Specialist, LGR Leak DetectionTake your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.You will be accountable for sales of Measurement Products Service in Process Automation Measurement & Analytics (PAMA) in Houston, Texas, driving sales volumes and margins. Reporting to the Analytical Sales Manager, you will proactively develop the market for the LGR (Leak Detection products) (Mobile Guard, Hover Guard, Micro Guard, Ever Guard) to Upstream, Midstream, Biogas and Distribution (municipal gas utilities) markets. This will be achieved with strategic industry and consultative application development to establish approval and preference for the LGR Leak Detection products, product services or ABB's own Leak Detection survey services. This will be in collaboration with ABB sales partners where applicable and ABB sales and service teams; demonstrating both commercial and technical expertise to lead sales development efforts. Identify and pursue business opportunities and strategy for sales development. Participate in planning and execution efforts with other ABB Sales Managers. Establish and maintain close ties with customers, sales partners and support groups. Identify market opportunities, develop and execute on sales strategies and maintain opportunity sales funnels in Salesforce to achieve sales objectives. Provide input for preparation of strategic proposals and determine appropriate technical and contractual strategies consistent with the organization's objectives. Provide market feedback and coordinate project teams with internal teams to develop unique business opportunities. Determine commercial viability of products and resources required.Your responsibilitiesEnsure that sales partners and sales teams are in full compliance with ABB Policies, Laws and RegulationsDrive the Core Values and Behaviors defined by ABB PAMA Sales divisionMaintain Opportunity Sales Funnels in Salesforce to meet/exceed sales objectivesDrive sales development with sales partners and ABB teams for effective sales growth of LGR Leak Detection productsTrain and mentor sales partners and sales teams, assess technical and sales skills and develop as neededEnsure that ABB meets customer expectations and contractual obligationsPlan sales strategy and lead execution for major sales development opportunitiesDevelop influencer and management contact with major accounts to increase market penetration and mitigate riskDevelop and manage customer referrals for key product and application interestYour backgroundHigher education in mechanical or electrical engineering is preferred but not required if the candidate has 5 or more years of proven and directly relatable industry experienceMinimum 5 years related technical experience with a Leak Detection product line or with gas analysis products and/or servicesPreference for Natural Gas Distribution (municipal utilities) experience over Upstream/MidstreamExceptional analytical, communication and leadership skillsExperience working with and developing sales partners and sales teams preferred, or direct account salesCandidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the USBenefitsRetirement planLife insuranceDisability insuranceMedical insuranceWellbeing programMore about usABB's Measurement & Analytics division is among the world's leading manufacturers and suppliers of smart instrumentation and analyzers. With thousands of experts around the world and high-performance digital technology, ABB's team is dedicated to making measurement easy for its industrial and energy customers to let them operate more efficiently and profitably. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com. ABB in the United States requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or in specific and limited circumstances, be approved for a sincerely held religious belief or a medical/disability accommodation. Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to US-AskHR@abb.com. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. #LI-Remote

Keywords: ABB, Houston , Sales Development Specialist, LGR Leak Detection, Sales , Houston, Texas

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