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Application Sales Engineer - Technology Based Industrial Gases

Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States (hybrid)
25 days ago


The Application Sales Engineer (ASE) is responsible for selling value added technology based gas applications in collaboration with the Account Managers.  This includes:   prospect evaluation, technical solution design, value creation and capture determinations, proposal writing and presentation, process change management leadership, and support of the account manager in closing the deal.  The ASE will perform the application start-up.  In addition, the ASE is responsible to assist the account manager in growth and renewal of existing business and identification of prospects.  The ASE is also responsible for getting deals in a team selling environment.

What you will enjoy doing:

  • To create, grow, and maintain sales of industrial gas products and technical solutions to new and existing customers in specific industries;   (e.g., Chemicals and Energy) 
  • To be the technical expert  that differentiates Messer from competition and drives  profitable sales using the Messer Pro sales process for both the acquisition of new customers and the growth and retention of existing customers
  • Differentiate Messer’s equipment and solution offerings from competitors by understanding prospect/customer needs and objectives and applying creativity, innovation, and a value added sales approach
  • Supports the sales and market segment personnel (e.g., opportunity qualification, design of technical solution and determination of value creation, understanding of customer/prospect feedback regarding solution, support in development of solution cost, proposal development for technical solutions) in winning business in a team effort.  Gains understanding of competitive gas supply contract terms.
  • Maintains  the existing customer base through customer process knowledge and technical expertise and assists in relationship selling
  • Responsible for obtaining insight regarding industry trends and opportunities for development of new application technologies or improvement of existing equipment
  • Builds relationships with multiple functions (eg., operations, maintenance, engineering) in prospect/customer organizations
  • Develops and employs  industry network (e.g., industry players, complimentary equipment/service providers, academics) to enhance Messer prioritization and performance
  • Responsible for applications equipment/technical solution design for the target industry working closely with the Applications Equipment Engineering team Industry Manager Messer's Global technical team
  • Responsible for actions that are precursors to successful value creation through application of technical solutions such as customer process audits, and safety training and awareness activities
  • Maintains technical knowledge and competence in company's applications technologies and services as well as alternative and competitive technical solutions 



  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Five years of experience applying or designing and selling technical solutions in a chemical/environmental environment if not holding an engineering degree 


  • Excellent interpersonal, communications, writing and listening skills
  • Ability to influence and engage at multiple levels and with key functions (e.g., operating, engineering, maintenance, and  management) within customer/prospect organizations as well as within Messer
  • Capacity to manage multiple responsibilities/ demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Identify decision-makers and influencers and engage appropriately
  • Strong Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Critical thinking
  • BLT – Believability, Likability, Trust
  • Business Acumen
  • Passion to win; Stamina
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize effectively
  • Analytical skills 

Relocation offered.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 68259362
  • Workplace Type: Hybrid
  • Location:
    Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Messer
  • Position Title: Application Sales Engineer - Technology Based Industrial Gases
  • Industry: Engineering & Construction,Speciality Chemicals
  • Job Function: Engineering
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Degree Required: Bachelors
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: 50-75%

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