• Locations: Johannesburg, Sandton
  • Industries/Disciplines: Engineering, Engineering - Aerospace/Aeronautical, Engineering - Chemical/Processing, Engineering - Civil/Structural, Engineering - Electrical, Engineering - Environmental, Engineering - Mechanical, Engineering - Mechatronics

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Sales Engineering Graduate

A great future awaits….it all starts here, launch your career with Cummins!

Cummins Inc. a global power leader, is a fortune 500 corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems.

Cummins Power Generation Business Unit is offering a Sales Engineering Graduate Development Opportunity in Johannesburg, Gauteng. The graduate will be exposed to these sub-divisions within Power Generation: Alternators, Automatic Transfer Switches, Commercial Power Systems, Consumer Systems, Engines, and Paralleling Systems. Cummins is a global provider of power generation systems, components and services in standby power, distributed power generation, as well as auxiliary power in mobile applications to meet the needs of a diversified customer base.

The purpose of Sale Engineering graduate will help potential customers understand, compare, and contrast the solutions that are available for buying (the pre-sales role); to troubleshoot problems with their implementations — that is, to help ensure that the solutions work successfully once the buying decision has been made (the post-sales role) and to maximize sales.

If you think you’ve never seen a company like Cummins before, just imagine what it’s like to work here. Cummins can provide you with the career path and extensive development opportunities you need to achieve your goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Builds upon and maintains existing relationships by supporting the account team in selling the organization's products and services to an assigned set of customers or a geographic region.
  • Assists in organization of customer visits and negotiations
  • Applies basic knowledge of engineering principles and practices to assigned tasks.
  • Assist in developing technical specifications, implementing designs, and to deliver high performance, low-cost equipment or system results integrated with customers’ products.
  • Interfaces with sales, manufacturing, and marketing teams to design and deliver solutions.

 Required Skills & Knowledge:

  • Ability to learn, analyze, and understand business and technical processes
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal, written, presentation) to all levels of the organization.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills      
  • Effective team work and multi-tasking skills a must

Qualifications:

Bachelors or Masters degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering,

Cummins Africa Offers:

  • A development opportunity whilst being coached by senior Africa leaders
  • Projects and work assignments that will immediately provide you an opportunity to practice your theory
  • Opportunity to work with global teams on key projects (within and outside of Africa)
  • A great work environment
  • A competitive and market related salary, including medical aid

Cummins

Why Cummins Africa?

  • Cummins Inc. is a Fortune 500 corporation that designs, manufactures, and distributes engines, filtration, and power generation products
  • Well established, 96 years in existence
  • Over 40,000 employees globally
  • Present in approximately 190 countries across the globe

Cummins Africa Offers:

  • A development opportunity whilst being coached by senior Africa leaders
  • Projects and work assignments that will immediately provide you an opportunity to practice your theory
  • Opportunity to work with global teams on key projects (within and outside of Africa)
  • A great work environment
  • A competitive and market related salary, including medical aid

Cummins

About Us

Cummins Inc. is an American Fortune 500 corporation that designs, manufactures, and distributes engines, filtration, and power generation products. Cummins also services engines and related equipment, including fuel systemscontrols, air handling, filtration, emission control and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in ColumbusIndianaUnited States, Cummins sells in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of more than 600 company-owned and independent distributors and approximately 6,000 dealers.

Africa is one of the fastest growing economic regions in the world with 54 countries and Cummins has a presence in 51 of these through various distribution networks.

Formally established in 2010, the headquarters of the Cummins Africa Area Business Organization is located in Johannesburg, South Africa and is the nerve center for all Cummins operations on the Continent.

Cummins has had a presence on the continent since 1946 and launched its first manufacturing plant (Filtration) in South Africa in 1998. Today the organization has company-owned entities in 10 countries with more than 1,400 employees.