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Primary Location: 

Japan - Tokyo, JP

Function:  Sales & Marketing
Job Category:  Sales & Marketing

Sales Manager, Shaft Line Solutions (SLS)

Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and leading the industry's transformation towards a Smart Marine Ecosystem. With the world’s widest portfolio and service network, we – Wärtsilians - deliver efficient, safe and sustainable integrated products and solutions to enhance the business of our customers. The opportunities presented through digitalisation and new technologies are offering a new era of shipping. Did you know that shipping is the world’s most efficient mode of transportation and that approximately 90% of world trade is carried by sea?

We want to change the course towards an interconnected and cleaner maritime future and are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?



Generate sales leads from customers in defined area & grow Order Intake
Active in opportunity management in order to meet yearly budget
Increase market share of portfolio
Generate reports and forecast for order-intake in defined area with active use and discipline in maintaining CRM
Overall customer satisfaction 
Update and follow up feedback from customers in defined area
Active use of available sales tools
Build up and develop the relationship with customers in defined area, including ship owners, ship brokers, ship designers, OEM, ship management companies, shipyards ,Identify and develop relationships with potential & existing customers.
Actively engage other (global) functions and team members to capture opportunities. 
Ensure a smooth transfer of contracted opportunities into orders
Ensure quality of contracts and in line with Wartsila policies.
Customer communication and support for running projects in cooperation with Sales Supporting Team
Identify, report and manage potential risks detected in the assigned projects.
Business intelligence and knowledge for the Area
To grow new build, Spare Parts sales, upgrades & retrofits for all Wartsila Shaft Line Solutions products
Support all product factories to capture monthly OI forecast


Main Responsibilities:
- Develop, report and assume accountability for sales and sold margin budget among assigned customer accounts.
- Maintain and further develop present assigned customer relationships.
- Identify and develop relationships with potential customers.
- Create Account plans for major customers, execute the plan and update changes throughout the year.
- Develop and maintain Customer Satisfaction.
- Collect and communicate market intelligence and competitor information.
- Propose customer specific sales target based on market outlook, identified opportunities and strategy.
- Create, maintain and manage all customer visit reports and opportunities in CRM.
- Maintain accurate customer records among assigned customer accounts.
- Cooperate and coordinate sales activities for global or cross country operating customers with responsible colleagues.
- Ensure that customer inquiries, orders and complaints are responded to in a prompt and satisfactory manner.



What do we expect from you?

Desired Behaviours:
Achieving results
Making change happen
Decisiveness and action orientation
Planning and target setting
Developing self and others
Situational and cultural sensitivity
Business and Customer focus


Professional Skills / Sales

Engineering background
Co-creative and value selling 
Contractual and legal skills 
Digital sales & marketing 
Sales process & tools 
Technical product portfolio knowledge 
Understanding business environment 
Understanding customer and its business 
Understanding financials 
Use of sales analytics


What we offer you
We highly care for employability of all our employees and employees are encouraged to take the opportunity to further develop their talents and competencies within an international working environment, in an ambitious, growth orientated organisation. We offer excellent terms of employment and promote a healthy work-life balance. We foster openness, respect and trust. If you feel excited about being part of a dynamic working environment and you think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your job application, together with a Curriculum Vitae. We hope to hear from you before the last application date 2020/7/31, through submitting your application in our careers portal.

Last application date: 31/08/2020

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2019, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com