Remote: This position does not require employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. The employee’s role enables them to work off-site on a permanent basis
About GM Energy, V2X & Battery Solutions
Are you passionate about being a part of a start-up that will transform General Motors? Are you interested in entering the fastest growing industry, Energy & Power, and the very top? The foundation has been laid to launch this exciting and fast-paced team. This may be the opportunity for you!
GM’s energy team was launched in 2021 and is rapidly growing. This team envisions a world with no grid outages, fully renewable energy, and decentralized energy resources. GM’s resources, reach, and all-EV future can deliver that future. This disruption is backed by the bold GM vision of zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion.
GM Energy is building a for Sales Team to drive bookings and revenue, profitability and growth targets for the entire Energy Assets portfolio.
Summary of Responsibilities
You will examine current technical sales strategies and develop and implement new strategies to improve upon current results and/or to meet new goals. You will be responsible for developing relationships & partnerships for commercial financing, installation, commissioning & permitting processes. As well as responsible for aligning team & leadership on new strategies and helping to deliver customer & leadership presentations.
Dimension of the Role:
The Technical Sales Specialist will be technical support and 1st level contact for sales for technical or contract related questions. The successful candidate will ideally have experience with commercial technical sales or sales engineering. Works closely with Product Owner(s) to define the best commercial approach across relevant markets and business segments. The Specialist will help to qualify leads, scope opportunities and develop quotes, as well as vet sales/technical partnerships (e.g. financiers, EPCs & suppliers).
Project design & proposal support
Development of technical sales documentation
Product launch and go-to-market support
Hands-on technical with system design, installation and commissioning of solar & storage systems
Define, clarify and optimize technical terms within the contract negotiation in alignment with sales
Working with sales reps to visit customers and conduct presentations
Provide continuous feedback to product & engineering teams to drive product enhancements
Qualifications – Technical Specialists
Installation/Commissioning experience is a major plus
Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
Excellent writing & presentation skills, communicating effectively with others in different time zones and of different backgrounds
Excellent technical aptitude and ability to quickly learn detailed information about the existing product portfolio and to communicate and answer technical and product related questions and topics
Understanding and application of financial product calculation - product cost and product sales price definition, analysis and recommendation
Travel required. Must be able to travel up to 33% within the United States and Canada
Ability to work in a high-pressure, deadline-oriented environment
Ability to influence and gain buy-in from skeptics
Experience in Energy industry is a plus
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Please only apply if you DO NOT need sponsorship to work in the Unites States now or in the future. We are unable to consider candidates who require sponsorship .
COMPENSATION : The median level of salary compensation for this role is $102,111.
BONUS POTENTIAL : An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.
BENEFITS : GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.
Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.
Why Join Us
We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.
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