Schneider Electric LoB Leader – Triconex Offer in Foxboro, Massachusetts

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Key Mission

Responsible for driving sales growth for the Triconex Safety Systems offer (targeted 2017 Revenue US $300 million across services, software & hardware)

* Key Responsibilities*

  • Execute the Triconex strategy per the product life cycle/ roadmap
  • Translate the Triconex technical solution to a compelling sales engagement story/ playbook
  • Align launch plan & offer events with Regions & country requirements
  • Align customer requirements to ensure customer satisfaction on quality, availability & support
  • Support the execution of the Country Business Plan and target setting for Triconex
  • Lead regular business reviews and progress meetings with across key countries and market to achieve sales growth ambition
  • Monitor competition and analyze competitors’ actions and products, building a clear competition positioning
  • With Product Managers drive and deploy product adaptations, new functionalities, obsolescence, productivity and quality
  • Implement with the business development teams & regions develop commercial plans in the targeted segments,
  • Consolidate Triconex Won/Lost opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Drive innovation in functional safety technology solutions to continue to keep clients safe.
  • Maintain strong connection with customers and participate in relevant customer promotional events

Education:

Undergraduate degree is required, preferably in Engineering or Computer Science. An MBA, graduate degree in Engineering or Computer Science considered a major plus.

Experience:

  • The incumbent should have at least 10 years of experience selling automation systems, preferably SIS’s (Safety Instrumented Systems) and understand how customers buy & channel sales
  • Solid experience with the TUV approval process. TUV (Technischer Uberwachundsverein) which certifies SIS’s. As all new functionality, must be pre-approved by TUV before permitted to be installed in any plant.
  • Ideally the candidate should have been a TUV certified SIS engineer.
  • Experienced in implementing SIS’s in customer facilities to enable them to fully understand the customer’s perspective.
  • Ideally should have experience/ understanding of turbomachinery control as a machine control/machine safety application where Triconex is employed
  • Ideally should have experience/understanding of Fire and gas protection systems, ie sense fire, smoke, and toxic gas within process plants and offshore facilities
  • Well versed in the Agile Development Process and Secure Development Lifecycle Assurance (SDLA) and Embedded Device Security Assurance (EDSA) methodologies for development of cyber secure products
  • Proven ability to interpret & understand contract terms and conditions.

* Knowledge Base:*

  • Deep domain knowledge in the field of functional safety & Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) to manage the safe operation of process plants
  • Possess a thorough understanding of both operation of the safety instrumented system and the process that it protects. (As defined by several international standards, primarily IEC 61508 and IEC 61511)

* *Competencies:

  • Ability to translate technical solutions to commercial propositions
  • Ability to coach, motivate and coordinate project teams
  • Strong customer & partner relationship management skills
  • Strong appreciation and understanding packaged safety instruments & systems, including familiar with key current and emerging technologies

Personal Attributes:

  • Proven leadership capability
  • Strong personal conviction/ influencing, vision
  • Inspirational, team orientated, risk taker, and driven to excel.
  • Strong communications skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to present at executive level.
  • Ability to develop, communicate and execute both tactical and strategic product roadmaps.
  • Ability to think and act independently
  • Sound business judgment and an action-oriented ability

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Primary Location: US-Massachusetts-Foxboro

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Req ID: 003PSL