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Sales Application Engineer

Sales Application Engineer

12 Jan 18 Belgium Biomedical Engineering

Materialise is a dynamic Belgian high-tech worldwide company, founded in 1990, with over 1,400 employees worldwide. Materialise's mission is to innovate for a better and healthier world through its software and hardware infrastructure and in-depth knowledge of additive manufacturing (also known as 3D Printing). Our customers are in diverse industries, such as automotive, aerospace, medical, research and academia.

As a growing company, Materialise is always looking for enthusiastic professionals who want to work in an environment full of revolutionary technology and surrounded by people passionate about their work. Do you have a passion for biomedical engineering and high end medical image processing? Are you looking for a technical role that offers a new challenge? Materialise are looking for a motivated sales application engineer to play an integral role within the medical business unit.

The Mimics Innovation SuiteĀ® is an industry standard software solution for image based engineering on anatomy, giving users the ability to convert medical image data such as CT or MRI into virtual 3D anatomical models. These models can then be used to perform anatomy analysis, FEA/CFD, 3D CAD, surgical simulation and additive manufacturing. It is used by the leading academic institutes and all the large medical device companies in their R&D and in the creation of patient specific devices.

The Mimics Care SuiteĀ® is the essential platform for image-based planning and Medical 3D Printing in hospitals. With one package, clinicians can address the full range of the patient planning continuum, from the standard to the most complex cases. The suite was designed around the existing workflows of hospital clinicians or surgeons across multiple disciplines.

Sales Application Engineer

* The primary activity of a sales application engineer is to work closely with the account manager in a pre-sales role to provide technical content and technical demonstrations of software to help close the sale.
* You will attend customer and prospect facing meetings with the account manager and in some cases alone to introduce customers and prospects to Materialise and our Medical software solutions.
* You will engage in the solution selling process by understanding the technical needs and wants of the customer or prospect and provide them with technical demonstrations and justifications to showcase how our software can provide a solution.
* You will manage software evaluations and trial software licenses with prospective customers and manage the follow up process to get feedback.
* You will handle the day to day management of existing customer software licenses and offer a high standard of support in a timely manner.
* You will offer technical support to existing customers and troubleshoot any problems they have via email, telephone and live web meetings.
* You will be confident to deliver customer training and seminar presentations for prospective customers
* You will constantly be looking for opportunities to upsell customers and grow accounts.
* Because of your expertise, you will also assist our Marketing team in the creation of product presentations and promotional material and our Software Development and Portfolio Management teams with market input and feedback


* You possess a Master's Degree in a technical discipline such as Computer Sciences, Engineering (Biomedical, Mechanical), Biomedical Sciences, Life Sciences, Biology, or equivalent
* You have an understanding and appreciation of medical imaging and image processing
* You understand the principles of FEA/CFD and computer aided design
* Experience in using Mimics and 3-matic is a very big advantage but not essential
* You are interested in the medical world and innovative technologies
* You are well organized, team oriented and you have good communication skills in English
* Good communication skills in Dutch and French is an advantage
* You will be happy to travel within Europe (about 20%)
* Understand the value of CRM systems
* Regular contact with global peers and higher management to report on activates.

Materialise offers you

We offer an inspiring and challenging job with growth potential in an innovative market. You will be part of a dedicated development team within a dynamic company that highly values openness, trust and team spirit.
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Sales Application Engineer

Employment type: 
Permanent contract, Temporary fixed-term contract
Targeted title(s): 
Account Manager, Application Engineer
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