Zwolle, NL

Function:  Sales & Marketing
Job Category:  Engineering

Sales Engineer

Do you get energy from building relations with your own dedicated group of international customers? Are you able to translate a customer question into a technical quotation and winning sales order? 


Do you like an international working environment with several stakeholders such as customers, network companies, distributors and technical and logistics colleagues? 


Then you might be the person we are looking for!  


We are now looking for a 


Sales Engineer


to join our team. The position is permanent and the preferred location for the position is in Zwolle, The Netherlands.


As a Sales Engineer at QuantiParts (a Wärtsilä company), it is your main goal to process and coordinate all customer order requests related to spare parts and technical support on their classic engines. Your main responsibility is to prepare and handle spare parts quotations and orders in our ERP system and actively guide the logistics and transport of all technical parts towards our Maritime and Energy customers. You are continuously looking for ways to improve the customer satisfaction and the most accurate and efficient way to service our customers. 


You have the responsibility for your own group of customers and prospects. In this dynamic position you are continuously in contact with customers, network companies, distributors and several QuantiParts and Wärtsilä colleagues to follow up the business and opportunities in the field. 
You will become part of a team consisting of multiple Sales Engineers and Sales Support Specialists at our office in Zwolle.


As Sales Engineer, your work will focus on these responsibilities: 


  • Being able to actively sell spare parts and (field)service projects directly to our customers, network companies or distributors.
  • Translating the customer’s questions into technical specifications and correct products. 
  • Active following-up on customer requests and communicating with internal and external stakeholders about spare parts orders, quotations, back orders and claims. 
  • Preparing customer visits and coordinating inspections of shipments and equipment. 
  • Ensuring correctness of installed base with our customers and network.
  • Being prepared for additional technical and sales product trainings 
  • Being aware of the overall profitability and the sales margin in your orders. 


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


  • Minimum vocational degree combined with a few years of working experience within a technical services organisation. 
  • Customer minded and service-oriented attitude with Can-Do mentality. 
  • Fluency in English, due to our international network; any second foreign language is definitely an advantage.
  • You have excellent teamwork skills with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Experience with ERP (SAP) and CRM Software preferably.  
  • Due to our activities in the Marine and Energy industries it is seen as a big advantage if you have interests in engines or other rotating equipment.  


In this role, some travel is required.

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 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.


Contact & next steps 


Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 21 July, through submitting your application through our careers portal. 
Please apply by 30th of September 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. 


About QuantiParts:
QuantiParts changes the game for trading OEM spare parts for mature Wärtsilä engine brands. We serve the engine Brands; Stork Werkspoor Diesel, Deutz, Deutz MWM, Bolnes, Sulzer A/S 4 stroke, SACM, Poyaud, Crepelle, Wichmann, Nohab and Vasa and have all the parts new, remanufactured or pre-owned to keep them operating. The company is based in Zwolle, the Netherlands, where its spare parts are traded from. The company’s stock consists of over 5 million components for more than 45 different engine types.

We provide 24-7 parts services and support with the best technical know-how available. We strive for Cost-efficient solutions, immediate response and the right spare parts delivered on time! We are here for you and your engine.  QuantiParts employs about 70 people in Zwolle and in France. All our employees bring with them the Wärtsilä legacy and extensive technical know-how in order to serve customers worldwide.  www.quantiparts.com


Last application date: 30/09/2023 


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. 


This is Wärtsilä 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 68 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com