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Sales Engineer

at National Oilwell Varco

Posted: 4/7/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1804631
Keywords: engineer, modeling

Job Description

NOV CTES is an award-winning international engineering company that provides leading-edge modeling software (Cerberus) and hardware products to the wireline, pumping services, drilling, and coiled tubing industries. CTES services the global market with a staff of more than 35 employees headquartered in Conroe, Texas and with regional offices in the U.K. and the Middle East.  As a result of continued success in the marketplace, CTES is seeking a Sales Engineer our Middle East office.



The sales engineer works with customers throughout the sales process from the initial step of determining their needs to the follow-up after product installation. The sales engineer also develops and educates new customers about CTES products.

Key responsibilities:

  • Identify sales opportunities and accounts and successfully close these sales.
    Determine customer needs.
  • Work with engineering and manufacturing teams to develop customized products that meet client specifications.
  • Provide quarterly sales forecast.
  • Prepare quotes and close the sales.
  • Track orders throughout the product manufacturing and installation process.
  • Perform product installation and field service at remote customer locations as required.
  • Follow up with customers after equipment installation.
  • Determine customer training needs.
  • Present technical information and/or product training courses to diverse audiences.
  • Represent CTES at industry trade shows.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Desirable Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated achievements in outside sales or leadership within a specific E&P technical discipline related to well intervention.
  • Ability to present and explain technical information to diverse audiences.5 years selling software in petroleum industry.
  • Self-starter with multi-tasking abilities, organized, and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to work within a team environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Skilled with QuickBooks, Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to travel to remote customer locations on short notice.
  • College degree preferred or 5 years of technical sales experience.
  • Must speak English fluently.


  • Ability to understand technical requirement from customer.
  • Ability to present and explain technical information to diverse audiences.
  • Ability to author or co-author technical papers.


  • Ability to train customer on software and hardware products.


  • Adhere to all NOV HSE policies, utilize appropriate PPE and actively participate in monthly safety meetings.

Skills & Experience Required:



  • Adept at exercising good judgment (sometimes with incomplete information) while being constrained by tight deadlines.

Decision Making & Timely Decision Making:

  • Able to apportion time effectively to complete tasks.
  • Be willing to provide colleagues with the information they need to complete their tasks and eliminate roadblocks.
  • Be quick to identify critical information and respond appropriately.
  • Be a process thinker able to create and manage effective systems.


  • Will be energized by challenges and drawn towards opportunities.


  • Aspiring and keen to advance within the organization.
  • Is cognizant of organizational culture and politics, and appropriately adjusts personal style to be effective.

Personal and Interpersonal:

Imbued with a strong sense of customer focus (internal/external).

  • A candid team player who collaborates with peers to solve problems.
  • Committed to self-improvement and development through the role in order to achieve career goals.
  • Firm and diplomatic when negotiating.