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Primary Location: 

Drunen, Netherlands

Function:  Sales & Marketing
Job Category:  Sales & Marketing

Sales Engineer

“Technical and commercial talent with an international mind-set and maritime interests”


For our International Marine Power Solutions (MPS) Sales Engineering department, we’re looking for an ambitious Sales Engineer to join our team.


As a Sales Engineer you will be involved in multiple sales projects with a high variety of Tunnel- & Steerable Thrusters, Propellers and Gears. Together with the Sales Manager you will cover the whole scope from the early sales phase, up to the sales offering and deal transfer to the project teams. 


You will work in close cooperation with our Area Sales Team and Network offices & Product Teams in the technical and commercial support of all propulsion opportunities towards our customers. This position is located in Drunen (The Netherlands), but due to the international character of this job, you will be working with other Sales Engineers and Sales Managers around the world.


Due to the matrix setting of our organisation, you will be dealing with networking and relationship building in an international working environment. Willingness to travel occasionally is a must.

What are your main tasks and responsibilities?

  • Formulate the sales offerings, including the formulation of technical and commercial documentation for solution proposals based on customer requirements.
  • You provide the technical support in the sales phase and support the area Sales Teams.
  • Undertake sales price calculations for components, sub-assemblies, installations, repairs, upgrades, training, studies and technical solutions.
  • Coordinate the deal transfer from the sales department to Projects and Engineering Group.
  • Determine the content and scope of solutions for a proposal quotation, based on discussions with network office and/or customers.


What do we expect from you?

  • Preferably you hold a Bachelor degree in Naval Architecture, Shipbuilding, Mechanical or equivalent combined with a good understanding of the maritime sector.
  • You are customer and supplier-oriented and eager to develop yourself in the role.
  • You have strong analytical thinking capability and excellent communication skills in English, verbal and written.
  • You are able to handle multiple projects simultaneously and achieve results. In addition you are independent and show initiative with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • A minimum of 2 years working as an engineer in the marine industry is highly desirable.

What we offer you

We highly care for employability of all our employees hence employees are encouraged to utilize the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials. The opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within an international working environment, in an ambitious, growth orientated organisation. We offer excellent primary and secondary terms of employment and a healthy work-life balance. We foster openness, respect and trust. The culture can be described as down to earth and decisive.


We drive an inclusive corporate culture by respecting diversity. Success requires a mix of employees - diversity in nationality, gender, age, personality and educational background.

If you feel excited by being part of this dynamic working environment and you think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receive your job application, together with a Curriculum Vitae.


In case you have questions about the procedure please call Dré Schellekens (Corporate Recruiter) at +31 (0)6 28558033 or by email:  

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