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Vacant Position

AVL is the world's largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing of powertrain systems (hybrid, combustion engine, transmission, electric drive, batteries, fuel cell and control technology) for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, construction, large engines and their integration into the vehicle.

AVL North America has around 600 employees and 3 locations in Michigan: Plymouth – Headquarters, Ann Arbor and Bloomfield.

Technical Sales - Automotive Power Electronics (#2019-2388)

America: USA
  • Plymouth, Michigan
Department: Sales / Product Management

The Technical Sales position in Test Systems, Inc. at AVL fulfills a vital role within the company by determining customer needs for product instrumentation and services, and translating these needs into cost effective technical solutions. This position is ideal for the engineer with a powertrain testing background, e-motor, battery and/or inverters development experience who wants to broaden their horizons and learn more about how businesses operate on a day-to-day basis.  This role will continue experiences with emerging technologies such as electrified powertrain and e-motor.  Success in this position could provide a career path into product management, management, or sales.   Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.

Your Responsibilities:
  • Works with the AVL Account Manager to drive sales and achieve targets
  • Scopes customers‘ requirements and conducts product demonstrations
  • Responsible for the technical content and accuracy of customer quotations
  • Interacts with Product Management for product development and market launches
  • Provides market feedback for future product development and innovative approaches
  • Stays abreast of development activities in the industry and creates/implements corresponding action plans
  • Works with Business Development to create strategic plans and product enhancements
  • Develops and maintains customer relationships
Your Profile:
  • BS in engineering required
  • MS preferred
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of electrified powertrain/propulsion testing, specific with high-speed power analysis and measurement
  • Good fundamental knowledge of automotive e-motor and inverter testing and development processes
  • 0+ years of experience required
  • Internship experience preferred 
  • Demonstrated experience with AVL related products preferred
  • Demonstrated successful experience in technical sales preferred
  • Ability to multi-task and manage projects/assignments while under time restrictions
  • Travel approximately 10 – 25% to meet the needs of customers / minimal overseas travel required

Seize the professional challenges and opportunities offered by a high-tech enterprise - join our international team. We look forward to receiving your details; please use our online application form or send your application to AVL North America, Inc / AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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