• Engineer Approvals

    Location DE-Frankfurt
    Job ID
    2018-7908
    # Positions
    1
    Work Location
    Works from an office location
    Employee Type
    Regular
    Category
    Engineering - Other
  • Overview - External

    Based in Frankfurt, Germany and reporting to the Manager New Business EMEA, Witali Engelhardt, the Approvals Engineer will be primarily responsible for assisting FM Approvals in expanding the availability of FM approved products which are locally available and serviced and which are accepted by local jurisdictions.

    Responsibilities - External

    • New business development and sales of certification services for loss prevention technologies in an assigned territory and product category
    • Developing short and long term marketing strategies
    • Identifying prospects through various activities, including presentations, participation in trade shows, associations, publishing of professional articles, advertising, influencing stakeholders etc.
    • Educating manufacturers of loss prevention products and systems, primarily in the proposal phase and understand their needs, decision process and criteria
    • Technical and contractual consultation in respect to implementation of appropriate approval standards
    • Monitoring and influencing national and international standards development
    • Product specific support to risk prevention engineering

     

     

    Qualifications - External

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in engineering, preferably fire protection, mechanical or electrical
    • Minimum 7 years of professional experience preferably in stationary fire protection engineering, product management and / or certification
    • Knowledge of approval/certification standards is a plus
    • Experience in New Business Development advantageous
    • Fluency in German and English, an additional language is a plus
    • Effective listening skills and competent communicator
    • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills (including facilitating and presenting)