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Sales Engineer Construction (account management)

Company: Johnson Controls
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Johnson Controls is powered by your talent. We are the power behind the customer mission. Together we are building a world that's safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our diverse global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and environments more comfortable and secure. We are all about improving outcomes for our partners. Tomorrow needs your talent. Tomorrow needs you. So let's talk today.
Job DetailsWhat you will doThe Sales Engineer, Construction position is part of our Building Solutions, North America business. We are searching for a seasoned Sales Engineer to work with our existing accounts in the Knoxville TN area. Ideal experience is HVAC, but would be open to various mechanical, electrical, electronics experience. We have a strong presence and reputation in the market, come join our growing business. Under general direction is responsible for the sale of Johnson Controls offerings to mechanical contractors, designers and consulting engineers. Promote the Johnson Controls value proposition to construction community by providing business and technical solutions. Builds and leads long term customer relationships/partnerships with assigned accounts. Responsible for customer satisfaction and loyalty while working in conjunction with operations partners. Positions renewable service agreements as a foundation of led account relationships.How you will do itCarries out the sales process to aid in cultivating and leading long-term relationships and in seeking out, qualifying and closing new sales opportunities. Uses sales tools to plan and document sales progress as well as increase business opportunities across all BE-LOBs in assigned accounts. Seeks to expand the depth and breadth of Johnson Controls offerings sold within assigned accounts. Actively participates as a member on select account teams on key and target customer accounts using account management practices and concepts. May lead the account team (market customer leader) on assigned target and key accounts where significant growth opportunities exist, and more robust expertise is required from others to solidify the opportunity. Seeks to continually develop sales skills and to enhance knowledge of the JCI product and service offerings.Sells, with minimal direction, the Johnson Controls offerings persuasively, persistently and confidently to all members of the construction community to include contractors, consultants and designers while reaching optimal profit levels. Focuses on all opportunities to allow the contractor to achieve business objectives. Leads multiple, ongoing, opportunities. Identifies post sales opportunities to team with owner sales to Sell, renew and expands renewable service agreements, including multi-year agreements, to both new and existing assigned customers.Builds partnering relationships with the owner construction community responsible for the decision-making process to drive the sale of Johnson Control offerings. Actively listens, probes and identifies concerns. Understands the customer's business cycle customer base. Demonstrates technical and business expertise and maintains a high level of credibility. Garners loyalty, trust and commitment from the customer.Seeks out, targets and initiates contact with multiple prospective customers in alignment with JCI strategy. Develops and maintains a network of industry contacts. Understands and demonstrates the sales process outcomes as well as demonstrates evidence of advancing the sell. Shares technical knowledge plus business expertise with the customer to match the solution to the customer's operational need and favorably position Johnson Controls. Qualifies and assesses potential customers.Addresses customer's operational and environmental objectives, needs and requirements. Recommends solutions and links customer objectives to total value solution and driven advantage. Differentiates Johnson Controls services and products from competitors by applying creativity, ingenuity, and innovation in a valuable sales approach.Positively and credibly influences BE strategies with the construction community. Frequently creates driven, high quality and timely estimates, proposals, and cost/benefit analysis. Effectively writes, and presents proposals. Negotiates value, addresses resistance and closes the sale. Differentiates Johnson Controls as a total building environment supplier.Applies applicable sales tools effectively to plan and document progress as well as increase business opportunity in accounts. Leverages Johnson Controls sales process to close sales quickly. Leads the high activity of the pipeline in the managed system with a focus on sales phase, close date, and probability of a close as well as other pertinent information.Acts as the customer's advocate in interactions with Johnson Controls to ensure the customer obtains the best value from Johnson Controls offerings. Sets appropriate customer expectations on Johnson Controls offerings. Participates in final project inspection. Ensures that the customer is trained and oriented to system operation and the value of services delivered.Actively establishes a "mentor" relationship with a Sr Account Executive within the branch to assist with their development as a professional BE sales person, with the goal of enhancing their productivity.What we look forRequired:

  • At least 5-10 years successfully selling HVAC or building automation system industry.
  • Where legally permissible, if hired, candidate is required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 no later than their start date, unless candidate has a valid medical condition or sincerely held religious belief precluding them from receiving the vaccine.
    Preferred:
    • Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, or related field required.
    • Demonstrates a commitment to integrity and quality in business.
    • Excellent initiative and interpersonal communications skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to influence the market at key levels.Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/careers.Where legally permissible, if hired, candidate is required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 no later than their start date, unless candidate has a valid medical condition or sincerely held religious belief precluding them from receiving the vaccine.Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law. To view more information about your equal opportunity and non-discrimination rights as a candidate, visit EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit here.

Keywords: Johnson Controls, Knoxville , Sales Engineer Construction (account management), Executive , Knoxville, Tennessee

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