Technical Sales and Product Engineer (m/f) for IBC SOLAR South Africa

Company: IBC SOLAR South Africa (Pty) Ltd.
Location:South Africa (Cape Town)
Position:Full time

Introduction

IBC SOLAR is a leading global solutions and services provider for photovoltaics and energy storage. Since 1982 the family-owned and operated company offers complete solutions for power production from solar energy and covers the entire spectrum, from planning to the turnkey handover of photovoltaic installations.

IBC SOLAR has been operating in South Africa since 2017. The scope of our local business activities is being an integrated solar systems and services provider, wholesale of PV components and operating through an installer network system in Southern Africa.

To strengthen and enhance our position in the market we are looking for a Technical Sales and Product Engineer for strengthening the respective department reporting to the Business Development Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Active technical and application support of sales staff in the preparation of sales offers in respect of technical and other aspects.
  • Technical selling, consultation and support of customers and in respect of the company’s PV products and systems in both – commercial and residential markets.
  • Preparation of Quotations, Client Follow Up, Product and Stock Consulting and Order Confirmation to Clients.
  • Support Department Manager when implementing new products and services.
  • Gaining internal knowledge about new products or updates and changes. Internal processing and presentation in the company’s knowledgebase and training of colleagues.
  • Working close with the Department Manager for setting up and maintain technical presentations, product battle cards, warranty guidelines etc…
  • Commencement of regular technical product and system trainings with clients where new products are introduced or system configurations are shown.
  • Preparing PV designs in the company’s design software PV Manager. Commencement of internal and external trainings herein.
  • Being the main contact for warranty and claim handling of products, especially for those where the company is responsible for the first line service.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Knowledge and experience in the solar field is an asset
  • Minimum 3 years technical experience in the solar industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Excellent Afrikaans and English skills
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced, customer facing environment
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and effectively multi-task daily and meet deadlines
  • Assertive, confident and clear communicator – via e-mail, phone and face-to-face
  • Proficient with desktop applications such as Windows & Office. ERP System Knowledge is an asset
  • Experience with PV Design Sotware such as PV Syst, PV Sol etc.. is an asset
  • Must have valid state driver’s license

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Attractive vacation, sickness and holiday arrangements
  • Career path opportunities for top performers

Your application

Are you interested to work with an established company characterised by a flat hierarchy and short decision-making processes? Where your commitment and your ideas can make a difference? If yes, please let us have your application which should include your letter of motivation, C.V. and a passport photo. We also accept scanned documents by mail. Please let us know your earliest possible date of starting your new job and your salary expectations.

Legal Advice

By sending your application to IBC SOLAR South Africa (Pty) Ltd. you agree that your personal information may be stored electronically for IBC SOLAR's internal use. Your data will be treated confidentially according to the South African Data Protection Act.

If you are applying for a position that is presently occupied, but IBC SOLAR believes that your credentials might be suitable for another position, IBC SOLAR reserves the right to distribute your application internally to other departments. If you do not agree to this proceeding, please advise us in writing.

Address:

IBC SOLAR South Africa (Pty) Ltd.

Mr. Daniel Haitzler

6th Floor at The Bureaux

The Point Center, 76 Regent Road

Sea Point 8060

Cape Town, South Africa

info@ibc-solar.co.za