ABB Group
College Intern – Spring 2022 (Full Time – Sales Specialist/Trainee – Houston, TX)
At a glance
Location: US-TX-Houston Map
Posted: 11/27/2021
Closing: 12/26/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
ABB Group
Job description

College Intern – Spring 2022 (Full Time – Sales Specialist/Trainee – Houston, TX)

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

ABB’s Electrification Global Markets organization is responsible for the go-to-market strategy and generating profitable growth for the Electrification Business Area. Our 10,000 strong commercial team represents the portfolio of all Electrification Business Area Divisions in over 100 countries. Our unmatched domain expertise across key industry verticals and channels combined with our truly global footprint makes us able to deliver extraordinary business results, supporting our customers with solutions which address their current needs, whilst considering the future emerging trends such as Urbanization, Digitalization and Shift to Electricity and Sustainable Energy.

The role reports to the Marketing & Sales Manager II and is located in Houston, Texas.

The ABB Electrification team in Houston is looking for the next brightest star to help continue their path of unprecedented growth and success through electrifying the industrial, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and construction markets in the greater Houston & gulf coast area. Become a part of and learn from the most talented professionals in sales, marketing and operations. Your career starts here.

Your responsibilities

  • Study and analyze market trends, prospect large capital project opportunities, coordinate project bid strategy discussions
  • Support outside sales account managers with preparation of equipment project proposals, perform technical and commercial proposal reviews, evaluate project price and profitability
  • Assist sales with customer bid negotiations to help ABB secure project wins and optimize profitability.
  • Operate within to help the sales team accurately track opportunity pipelines and assist finance and operational leaders with project forecasting
  • Use product configurator software to develop effective technical proposals and equipment layout drawings per customer plans and specifications
  • Collaborate across business lines to help leverage ABB’s entire product portfolio
  • Provide technical and logistical support to ABB customers and channel partners

Your background

  • Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or industrial engineering.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Currently enrolled in a degree program in the US.
  • Passion for success, learning and teamwork is a must.
  • Experience with technical presentations, oral communication abilities in person and over the phone, drafting professionally written emails and technical documents is important.
  • Experience with customer service and managing client expectations is desired.
  • Must be currently authorized to work for ABB in the US.

More about us

We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website

ABB in the United States requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or in specific and limited circumstances, be approved for a sincerely held religious belief or a medical/disability accommodation.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB

ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:

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College Intern – Spring 2022 (Full Time – Sales Specialist/Trainee – Houston, TX)