Solution Engineer Germany

Job description

IXON GmbH is looking for a Solution Engineer with both commercial and technical skills to support machine builders in Germany with their IoT challenges.

About IXON

All over the world, machines are producing goods and carrying out processes, such as packaging your favourite chocolate. These machines need maintenance or repair, and contain a lot of interesting data (like: how many bars have been produced). With our IXON Cloud platform, we give machine builders the ability to access their machines and data from anywhere, at any time. All with one goal: more efficient production with minimal impact on the world.

What will you be working on?

Our Solution Engineering department supports our customers with the concept development and implementation of IoT projects.They conduct exploratory talks with machine builders, realise concepts and demonstrate solutions to external project teams.

As a solution engineer you will become the technical consultant for our German Sales office. You will work closely with our German Accountmanagers to ensure that our solution matches our customer's IoT objectives as closely as possible. As the IXON platform ensures the connectivity between the IT and OT you are able to close the gap and advise the machine builder on how IoT could impact their service-and engineering process.

Besides our own platform you should be able to advise on the implementation of the IXON platform in the IT landscape of the OEM. For example how information from the ERP or CRM system could bring value to the customer portal provided by IXON.

Your daily responsibilities will also include:

  • Taking the lead in discovery meetings with the machine builder;

  • Ability to demonstrate our solution to potential customers;

  • Guide the sales opportunity together with the AM;

  • Hand over implementation projects to professional services or partners.

Job requirements

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and persuasive personality with excellent communication skills that enables you to have good conversations at any level - inside and outside our organisation. You complement this with a solid technical background, that helps you truly understand the challenges of our customers and connect these to the technical capabilities of our platform. Sounds like you? If you also met the following requirements we are definitely want to meet you:

  • Experience in factory automation;

  • Background in OT (industrial automation) or IT (software engineering);

  • Analytic skills for understanding our customer;

  • Presentation and communication skills inside meetings;

  • Fluent in German and English, both verbally as well as in writing.

Working at IXON

Working at IXON means being part of a young international organisation that is growing exponentially. Every day you will contribute to the development of our innovative solutions and work with the latest technologies. Together with your colleagues spread across Europe, you deliver a real team performance. We always try to bring out the best in each other and invest heavily in personal development.

In your position we offer responsibility, variety and reward your commitment with a good salary and excellent secondary benefits. All this in a pleasant working environment where, in addition to the professional focus, there is also plenty of room for relaxation.

Want to get in touch or apply for the job?

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Agency interest to this vacancy is not required