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Marine Sales Engineer

Job Summary

Marine Sales Engineer will be responsible for the sales of Ruhrpumpen pumps and accessories to existing and new customers.  Responsible to provide technical and commercial proposals to inquiries. Responsible to call on current customers in relation to their requirements and to call on prospective customers.  Sell products and services to established customers.  Identify and develop new customers and sales potentials. Must be able to negotiate orders which include technical, commercial and legal details to the mutual satisfaction of all parties.  Must be able to travel to customer locations to insure close and regular face to face contact.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Manage customer relations and grow business in all market segments by calling on customers in territory on regular basis.
  • Maintain active communication and relationships with customers and respective in-house personnel
  • Develop and maintain active relationships with buying influences and develop new relationships to maintain and grow customer / territory interactions
  • Identify and develop new customers and new sales potentials
  • Responsible for territory/customer forecast, budgets, and cost control via company approved systems, methods, and policies.
  • Represent all Ruhrpumpen products including Non OEM products as defined in sales strategies
  • Partner with customers to understand project specifications and scope requirements to insure proposals are generated to meet requirements
  • Recommend changes to Key Account sales strategies / tactics as they are periodically evaluated for effectiveness.
  • Provide sales opportunities / leads generated during daily activities to Ruhrpumpen OE sales group as defined by commission policy and guidelines.
  • Complete monthly activity reports and forecasts including industry / market / account competitive analysis to support management strategy

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering,  5 years plus years industry experience perferred.
  • Ability to communicate ideas, concepts, solutions, customer pay-back at all levels of the customer’s organization at a high professional level.  Ability to manage a sales territory, develop and execute individual business plans.  Must have a good understanding of End-User Sales, Distribution Sales and at least 5 years of industry experience.

Leadership Competencies

Customer Focus

Functional and Technical Skills



Positive Attitude


VEVRAA  Federal Contractor/EEO/AAP

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