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Surgères, FR

Function:  Sales & Marketing
Job Category:  Sales & Marketing

Sales support Engineer H/F

Wärtsilä is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We Wärtsilians help our customers unlock the value of energy transition by optimizing their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Did you know Wärtsilä has delivered 74 GW of power plant capacity and more than 80 energy storage systems in 180 countries around the world?

In this fast changing world of energy, we are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services - together. Want to join the ride?


Wärtsilä Special Applications is recruiting a

Sales support Engineer H/F


on permanent basis at our Surgères site (150 employees). 


Other possible locations Paris-La Défense or Mulhouse, specializing in the reconditioning of emergency engines for nuclear power plants and military engines.

What will you be doing 


Attached to the Sales / Special Applications product line, you are in direct contact with customers and the sales team of the dedicated business. You will be responsible for coordinating the development of technical offers and ensuring that the proposed solution meets customer requirements


As Sales Support Engineer you will focus on these responsibilities:

  • Identify the appropriate solutions / prepare quotes adapted to customers’ requirements and procedure of the Sales Dpt,
  • Assess the technical and environmental risks of the solution,
  • Configure the solution in the CRM tool according to the defined needs, 
  • Ensure that deadlines set by the Account Manager are met, 
  • Be responsible for supporting the Sales Team while presenting the offer to the Customer,
  • Participate, if necessary, in the customer meeting with the Sales team


The below will enable you to shine in this role: 


  • We are looking for an energetic and ambitious, enthusiastic, and commercial talent who has an affinity with Emergency Diesel Generator for Nuclear Power Plants.
  • You are an Engineer with minimum 5 years’ experience in Sales energy field
  • You are customer and supplier-oriented, are self-reliant, can work independently as well as in an international team.
  • Being part of a multinational team with a matrix structure, it is important to be able to operate independently and realize at the same time how and where to address and align issues that will affect other parts of the organization.
  • You can handle multiple projects simultaneously and achieve results. In addition, you are independent and show initiative with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • You have strong analytical thinking capability and excellent communication skills in English, verbal and written.


Why you and us 


We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.  

We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in that by being your own true self you can accomplish so much more. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition? 


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.  


Contact & next steps 


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 through our careers portal. 


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Jean-François Busseau, Sales Support Manager by email with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to).  


Please apply by 16.04.2023 at 23:59 EEST. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone. 


We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.  


Last application date: 16/04/2023 


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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