Cummins Inc. Business Development Manager - Marine and Offshore in Darlington, United Kingdom

Business Development Manager - Marine and Offshore


Business Development Manager – Marine & Offshore

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This is an exciting opportunity based in Oppegard, Norway for a Business Development Manager.

Cummins has a strong marine heritage dating back to the Company’s start in 1919. Today, Cummins continues its legacy of providing reliable, durable diesels to the marine market with a broad range of power 5.9 to 95 litres for commercial, government and recreational applications.

The product set will include:

  • Propulsion Engines

  • Auxiliary Engines

  • Generators Sets

  • Diesel Electric

Your impact will be seen in these and other ways:

  • You will develop new and existing customer relationships in the field of commercial marine, in order to maximise the sales of Cummins products and services.

  • You will take full ownership of and accountability for sales of marine power solutions – primarily across the Norwegian market, but also where appropriate covering Sweden, Denmark and Finland.

  • Leveraging Cummins’ excellent market profile and existing customer base, you will identify, develop and close new business opportunities with shipyard customers.

  • Lead generation and prospecting, e.g. by attendance at trade fairs and conferences, following up on warm leads and intelligence provided by Marketing.

  • Formulation of customer-contact / sales-call plans to ensure territory coverage and prospect contact is approached methodically and effectively.

  • Influencing of key decision-makers and strive to achieve win-win outcomes and long-term commercial relationships.


Skills and Experience Required:

  • Ability to build and use relationships to gather customer information.

  • Ability to create a structured territory management plan to maximise new and repeat business.

  • Can demonstrate a high skill-level in planning and executing structured and effective sales calls.

  • Uses each opportunity to add value to customer contacts, and plans a contact strategy using CRM software.

  • Is able to use sophisticated negotiation tactics to ensure profitable and mutually beneficial outcomes.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Establish relationships and partnerships with integrators and system suppliers in the region to optimise the use of Cummins products

  • Role has responsibility for buildingrelationships within the marine team in Europe.

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

  • Mechanical Engineering degree, or equivalent qualification in a technical discipline.

  • Alternatively, a sales or marketing-related degree or professional qualification allied to experience in a technical sales role (ideally within the Marine industry).

At Cummins, we are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and we are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applicants equally. No employee or potential employee will receive less favourable treatment because of any protected characteristic.

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Primary Location Norway-Akershus-Oppegård-Norway, AS, Cummins Distributor

Other Locations Turkey-Istanbul-Beşiktaş, United Kingdom-England-Darlington-UK, Darlington, PRD Warehouse, Spain-Valencian Community-Valencia, Poland-Pomorskie-Gdańsk-Poland, Gdansk, DBU Lubowiidzka

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Dec 20, 2018, 11:17:26 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180002JZ