Fareham, GB

Function:  Sales & Marketing
Job Category:  Engineering

Senior Sales Engineer

We are looking for a Senior Sales Engineer to join our dynamic, fast-paced Energy Storage team. The preferred location for this position is within UK or Finland.


What will you be doing?


As a Senior Sales Engineer, you will be the subject matter expert for Energy Storage in the Africa and European Union (EU) regions, including expertise in the technical design of systems and identification of the business models that support the economic case to deploy storage.


The ideal candidate has BS/MS/PhD in Electrical Engineering / Power Engineering and experience with the energy storage and renewable energy markets.


As a Senior Sales Engineer, you will focus on these responsibilities:


• Work closely with the sales team to help identify and engage with key customers/accounts within the area, and support and maintain relationships relative to Energy Storage

• Manage RFP response process including determining bidding strategy and partner selection and working together with such partners to submit winning responses and drafting the actual proposal

• Lead proposal creation for energy storage projects

• Write proposal content to specific customer requirements and unique value points for the integrated solution

• Create Design and create high-level as well as detailed system design drawings, layouts, schematics

• Specify appropriate system components, calculate component ratings and quantities, and create detailed bills-of material for material and labour cost estimates

• Interface with vendors to understand the form, fit and function of their products and services; and determine which products are best suited for an application or project

• Utilize value concepts & tools defining the right value solutions for each individual customer

• Help further development of Sales Tools for energy storage


To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:


• BS/MS/PhD in Electrical Engineering / Power Engineering, or equivalent work experience

• Minimum three (3) years of experience with the energy storage and renewable energy markets, projects, and products (bi-directional inverters, various battery chemistries, PV, wind turbines, flywheels, etc.)

• Strong understanding of utility generation project development process

• Experience with industrial control methods and SCADA systems is considered a benefit.

• Able to read and understand system schematics, single-line drawings, and layout drawings

• Excellent written and oral skills. Must be a proven and competent English writer, able to create grammatically correct and properly structured English proposal documents, as well as being able to present technical solutions and products in a consistent manner to customer.

• Competent with ACAD or equivalent drafting tools

• Understanding of CE, UL, IEEE, IEC and NEC standards as applicable to local region.

• Knowledgeable in utility systems and interconnection requirements for electric generators.

• Passion for innovation, ability to adapt to fasting changing market demands, working independently and as a team member

• Willingness to take ownership and produce results

• Solid organizational skills including attention to detail, multi-tasking skills and a strong work ethic

• Energetic and enthusiastic approach

• Ability to travel as required (estimated 10-20% of time)

• Existing relationships with regional EPCs, Developers or IPPs are an advantage


Why you and us


You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team.


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



Last application date: 31/05/2024 


At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities. 


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Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,800 professionals, in more than 280 locations in 79 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com