Engineer Technical Support Utility, Power Electronics (m/w/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Eastern Europe

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
In this role, you will be part of a talented team consisting of engineers who offer in-house advise and support to their colleagues as well as premium service towards our customers. 

This position will make use of knowledge and skillsets of solar product and energy storage experience to provide technical support and engage technical sales activities for Canadian Solar residential energy storage and inverter system.  It will be a direct communication link with salesmen, customers, product management and headquarter personnel abroad to assist with needs and support as defined below
 
Main Tasks  

Sales Support
  • Technical Sales support and 1st level contact for sales for technical or contract related questions
  • Visit customers together with sales managers and conduct product presentations, customer training sessions, webinars and customer events
  • PV project design and proposal support
  • Close collaboration with Product Management and Customer Service in EU and with HQ teams
  • Be the experts in usage and analysis of PVSyst and other PV simulation tools supporting Residential, C&I and Utility scale Solar and Storage designs and production analysis
  • Define, clarify and optimize technical terms within the contract negotiation in alignment with sales
  • Create trusted professional relationships with customers, Sales Managers and technical stakeholders in the market 
  • Support Utility scale projects from technical side EMEA wide 

Product launch and ready-for-sales support
 
  • Development of technical sales tools and/or demonstration kit in collaboration with Product Management
  • Development of Technical sales documentation in collaboration with Product Management
  • Develop product training materials for customer and their potential end customers, including home owners and installers in collaboration with Product Management
  • Hands-on technical with system design, installation and commissioning of CSI based PV+Storage system.  Will need to support customer system design and installation questions pre-sale
  • Advocate of customer needs and requirements 
  • Follow codes and certifications as they develop; analyze their impact on the market and specific products; make recommendations to management on how to leverage these developments to CSI’s benefit

COMPETENCIES
  • Strong organization and planning skills
  • Negotiation and customer orientation
  • Teamwork, communication and intercultural skills
  • Resilience and excellent problem-solving skills
LANGUAGES
  • Fluent in English 
  • Fluent in Czech an/or Slovak
  • Any other language e.g. Polish, Romanian are a plus
LOCATION
  • Remote work from Slovakia, Czech Republic or Poland
Your backpack is filled with
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or comparable; Master’s degree is a plus 
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in sales engineering, technical sales, or product management, ideally in the energy storage sector within the Utility PV industry 
  • Installation experience with PV module and battery storage system is a strong plus
  • 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
  • Convincingly and effectively communicate with customers, installer, homeowners, Residential PV integrators, industry working groups and regulatory authorities
  • Valid driver license, required 
WHAT WE OFFER
The atmosphere: A modern work environment, brimming with positive energy, healthy growth, and diverse teams
Additional benefits: Attractive salary package, including company benefits such as jobrad, subsidies for childcare and more 
Balance: Hybrid work (working from home/at the office), flexible hours, and 28 days of vacation, as well as days off for special occasions 
Prospects: Individual professional development programs, training, and workshops 
Opportunities to influence the way we work: The freedom to contribute your own ideas and play a key role in shaping the future of our company 
Sustainability: Efforts include our zero waste office program, systematic recycling, bee keeping, planting trees and regular beach clean-ups
Our rationale: Solar energy as a sustainable energy source, enabling the world to switch to clean, renewable energy
CONTACT
Canadian Solar EMEA GmbH
Human Resources
Radlkofer Straße 2, 81373, München, Germany

Email: careers-europe@csisolar.com
About us
Canadian Solar – Our solar energy products define us as innovators who are helping to shape one of the most fascinating industries in the world. We are proud to be making a vital contribution to fighting climate change and building a more sustainable future for all of us as a result of our work. What is it that helps us do this? An international work environment with plenty of opportunity for collaboration, advancement, diversity, and flat hierarchies. All these factors lay the foundation for a company culture that is both open-minded and appreciative, inspiring and motivating more than 18.500 talented individuals to excel. Become part of the team and help us shape the energy of the future. 
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