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Technical Presales Specialist

Location: Stone, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Job ID: R0040994
Date Posted: Jun 14, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Sales, Marketing & Product Management
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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We are now looking for a motivated and committed Technical Presales Specialist for our Hub Europe Pre-Sales Team at Hitachi Energy. In this role, you will identify and capture new market opportunities in the segment of distribution automation, in collaboration with local sales units. If you possess an understanding of Protection & Control applications within the Electric Distribution utilities and basic understanding of Ethernet communication and Cyber Security principle within the industry, we definitely want to hear from you! 

Location for this position is flexible. Don’t hesitate to apply even if you feel that you don’t fulfill all requirements! Most important for this role is your personality and your willingness to learn and explore new areas. Good teamwork and collaboration skills are crucial to succeed in the role. 

Your Responsibilities

  • Provide pre-sales technical support and expertise to assist the sales team in their sales effort.
  • Possess specialized product knowledge in a single product or product line.
  • Deliver in depth presentations and product demonstrations to clients and sales representatives.
  • Possess some capability for the installation component of product/service solutions and develop prototypes to demonstrate the feasibility of product solutions.
  • Customer support to address clients’ issues in the usage of products and services.
  • Preform customer interactions like demos, proof of concepts and presentations.
  • Prepare to travel 20 to 40 days per year within Hub Europe area for customer visit and demo. Virtual and face to face.

Your background

  • Degree in Electrical Power Engineering or equivalent would be an advantage.
  • You have an active, energetic, and open approach.
  • You have B2B pre-sales or Technical Project experience within Distribution Utilities and perhaps some experience with customer activities.
  • Good communication and presentation skills and ability to learn.
  • Ideally, you have a background with Protection & Control applications for Electric Distribution Utilities, or from the industry.
  • Proficiency in both spoken and written English, any other language is an advantage.
  • International business background is seen as a benefit.

Interested in joining the team? We look forward to receiving your application!

Apply for the position by July 12, 2024. Please note that we will initiate interviews as candidates apply and position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found. If you have questions, please contact Jakob Kledal, General Sales & Marketing Manager, tel. +45  61205764.

More about us

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.

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