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SCOPE OF THE POSITION To integrate the knowledge and experience of a Technical Service Representative into the Sales and Marketing activities and tactics of the SADC region (Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe) by the demonstration of leadership in providing and / or coordinating a complete spectrum of technical services to the customer plant and design engineering interface associated with avoidance and resolution of all problems relating to product quality and performance.
The resulting customer relationships are then leveraged to promote Timken bearings and related products and / or services to selected key customers and to support through technical consultation, various bearing and service business development tactics of specific strategy industries.
Developing broader commercial opportunities at both existing and new customer's to ensure that Timken takes full advantage of these opportunities in order to strengthen customer relationships and grow the business PURPOSE Regional Engineers are the primary technical resource for the field sales force.
Regional Engineers are responsible for actively driving and managing the technology evaluation stage of the sales process, working in conjunction with the sales team as the key technical advisor and product advocate for the companys products.
The Regional Engineer must be able to articulate technology and product positioning to both business and technical users.
Must be able to identify all technical issues of assigned accounts to assure complete customer satisfaction through all stages of the sales process.
Must be able to establish and maintain strong internal and external relationships throughout the sales cycle. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering and / or a BSc Mechanical degree and / or B.
Solid market and sales knowledge of the SADC region (A MUST) as well as uncharted countries in the region. Ability to adapt to different countries cultures in the SADC region.
e.g. letters, reports, proposals, quotations); Ability to deliver presentations to customers at all levels in the organisation.
Ability to travel extensively. Travel 75% of the time in the SADC region - remote areas. South Africa citizens and residents with a work permit may apply.
The office is based in Kempton Park (East Rand) South Africa. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following attributes and skills : Perseverance and positive attitude.
Ability work under pressure. Decision making and mechanical problem solving techniques Maintain the corporate image. Self-motivated and initiative to achieve objectives, with minimal supervision.
Increased generation of sales through services provided and collaboration with sales team and other areas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,or disability status.
When selecting the successful applicants, The Company will be guided by the best practices relating to appointments, the companys recruitment and selection policy.