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Cummins Inc. Sales Engineer (Pre-Sales) - Power Generation in Bronx, New York

Sales Engineer (Pre-Sales) - Power Generation


No, this isn’t one of those ordinary jobs.

Cummins is a team of dependable, innovative thinkers, who are empowered to generate and deliver solutions for customers, community, and environment. Our employees develop their careers through the challenges only a diverse, global innovator can promise. This is a collaborative culture where thinking beyond your desk is more than part of the job. It is the job.

This is what we call Working Right.

Cummins is looking for an extraordinary Sales Representative. As part of Cummins, we will add to your current skills by providing training, encouragement and growth within a teamwork environment. We invest in your professional growth by providing you with education and training opportunities to keep current on industry standards and products. You will gain valuable knowledge of the diesel engine industry and skills that will last a lifetime.

A commitment to excellence is deeply rooted in Cummins tradition of exceptional service. Our employees are dedicated to delivering the “Best Every Time, Every Day” with the goal of earning customers for life!

  • Influences demand and preference for the Cummins products, services and solutions by influencing technical and commercial stakeholders / gatekeepers through providing excellent product and system sales support.Crucial to accomplishing this is the energy and commitment of Cummins employees to the company.

  • Recognizes potential sales opportunities and passes them to sales representatives, inside sales representatives, distribution account managers, sales management, etc. as appropriate.

  • Works to influence purchasing behaviors within Key Influencer Customers.

  • Builds relationships with Key Influencer Customers management, service and technical personnel.

  • Responsible for being the informed resource for assistance to sales, service and technical support personnel at Key Influencer Customers.

  • Attends site meetings as required.

  • Attends factory project kickoff meetings as required.

  • Fosters the development of new methods, processes, and procedures.

  • Develops Key Influencer Customers strategies and maintains them in an account plan-like framework and works with stakeholders in the business to achieve expected results.

  • Stays current of new techniques relevant to the work being performed; achieves and maintains technical/ process competency.

  • Leads, motivates, mentors, and develops technical/process expertise within the salesforce.

  • Develops knowledge within the industry, market or territory to allow leadership opportunities at speaking engagements in relevant trade media/meetings to become available.

  • Understands the customer / projects needs to provide a solution that delivers the best value to the customer while taking into account the total cost of ownership.

  • Accountable for being the informed resource for technical assistance to sales and technical support personnel at Key Influencer Customers.

  • Responsible for market analysis reports as well as the impact of potential alternative technologies.



Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

Ensures accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

Plans and aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

Persuades - Using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others.

Instills trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.

Account Planning - Identifies objectives to drive execution of business and/or account strategy by reviewing the status relative to where it needs to be and enabling tracking of progress against targets.

Articulating Value Proposition - Interprets internal and external customer needs based on relevant application; explains and demonstrates products, solutions, and services to distinguish strengths and weaknesses to meet customer's specific needs to differentiate against competition.

Developing Account Strategy - Determines current status of account in terms of relationship, financial, product competitiveness, barriers, quality, and service and defining desired future state by balancing customer requirements and business capabilities in order to define achievable targets aligned with the business strategy.

Intuitive Listening And Adapting Solutions - Translates needs, expectations, or asks from customers, stakeholders, etc. into actionable solutions through active listening and intuition; chooses or produces solutions (e.g. process change, tool, product, service, etc.) to meet or exceed the customers’ or stakeholders’ needs or expectations or to provide value.

Sales Forecasting - Collects and assesses customer data from internal and external sources; compares against historical data to determine useful inputs and create a forecast of future consumption patterns.

Sales Pipeline Management - Plans proactively for successful execution of account/territory-level sales strategies and plans based on current pipeline; evaluates pipeline health (size, contents, progress); adjusts sales strategy, plans, or high impact activities accordingly; as applicable coaches sellers in order to achieve sales objectives.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

University or college degree in the field of engineering, or an acceptable combination of education and experience.

Six Sigma certification a plus.


  • Experience in technical sales, application engineering or project management desirable.

  • Knowledge of power generation systems.

  • Self-starter, demonstrated energy and enthusiasm.

  • Flexibility in hours.

  • Must have excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products.

  • Basic experience in AutoCad a plus.

Cummins and E-Verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right towork using E-Verify.

Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit .

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Primary Location United States-New York-New York-US, NY, Bronx, Cummins Power Systems

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 6, 2019, 3:23:27 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190000YD