Sales Support Engineer, Product Solutions

Wallingford, CT, 

Are you passionate about the energy transition? Join us.

Nel is a global, dedicated hydrogen company, delivering optimal solutions to produce, store, and distribute hydrogen from renewable energy. We serve industries, energy, and gas companies with leading hydrogen technology. Our roots date back to 1927, and since then, we have had a proud history of development and continuous improvement of hydrogen technologies. Today, our solutions cover the entire value chain: from hydrogen production technologies to hydrogen fueling stations, enabling industries to transition to green hydrogen, and providing fuel cell electric vehicles with the same fast fueling and long range as fossil-fueled vehicles – without the emissions.

About the position

An immediate opportunity exists for a qualified candidate to provide technical expertise to support the sales of recently introduced, large-scale hydrogen generator products. As a key contributor during both the pre- and post-award phases of a contract, the candidate will re-view customers’ technical needs and recommend specific product/service solutions to meet these needs while ensuring that proposed solutions can be integrated with current Nel offerings. The candidate will collaborate various internal and external resources to provide timely customer responses to technical queries.

Responsibilities

  • Review customer technical specifications and generate list of clarifications that will be-come part of the final contract.
  • Generate list of equipment (both Nel standard and ancillary) and outside services re-quired to meet customer requirements.
  • Collaborate with Engineering team to create specifications for ancillary equipment and/or scope of work details for outside service providers.
  • Oversee Request for Quotation (RFQ) packages for ancillary equipment and out-side services to obtain confirmation of feasibility and representative pricing.
  • Respond to customer technical questions regarding standard safety features, equipment operation, interface points, ancillary equipment requirements, and installation needs; includes support of customer Hazard Operability Study (HAZOP).
  • Support sales and project teams with customer technical discussions including the management of a knowledge base of commonly requested information.
  • Co-operate with bid manager to consolidate technical contents required for proposal development.
  • Interface regularly with Engineering team to continuously improve customer facing documentation and to generate business cases for new product features/request.
  • Maintain subject matter technical expertise for MW Scale hydrogen generation solutions.

Qualifications

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical preferred)

Required skills and abilities

  • 7-10 years of industry related experience (Hydrogen systems (preferred), chemical processing, gas and liquid delivery, or water treatment systems).
  • Experience in applications engineering or technical sales developing complex technical solutions.
  •  Demonstrated strong communication skills both written and oral.
  • Customer focus, sales mindset, coupled with good listening skills.
  • Motivated self-starter with high level of initiative and creative approach to problem solving.
  • Capable of working well in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Limited travel could be required to customer sites.

Preferred skills and abilities

  • Experience interfacing with worldwide, multi-national customers is a plus.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office; Familiarity with Salesforce is a plus.
  • Familiarity with industrial control systems and process plant design/operation is a plus.

Competencies

  • Attention to Detail/Accuracy
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Communication; verbally and written
  • Time Management; priority goals
  • Consultation
  • Organization and planning
  • Multi-tasking
  • Collaboration
  • Ethical Practice

Visas

  • Nel will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided.
  • Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal opportunity employer

Nel is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Apply

To apply, please send your cover letter and resumé to

To apply, please follow these steps:

  1. Download and complete this application.
  2. Email the completed application, your resumé, and a cover letter to nelctcareers@nelhydrogen.com

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