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Application Sales Manager

Vaisala is a global technology leader and expert in weather, environmental, and industrial measurements and our solutions enable customers to find answers, remove doubt, and make smarter decisions.  We take pride in being pioneers who strive to bring about positive changes in both the society and environment, and our work is not done yet.  Curiosity, the desire to meet challenges and an extraordinary ability to innovate are Vaisala's core, both past and present. In line with our mission “Observations for a better world,” we continue our work to help find answers and take action for a sustainable future.  


Our employees demonstrate, uphold, support, and model the Vaisala Values: Customer Focus, Innovation & Renewal, Strong Together and Integrity. Sharing strong and common values is part of our culture and enables us to work towards our shared mission.


Vaisala’s industry-leading weather observation technologies, instruments, and solutions lay the foundation for the Weather and Environment business area’s strategy, enabling our customers to improve their ability to measure and forecast weather and weather phenomena. The business area serves selected weather-dependent customers to whom accurate, real-time, uninterrupted, and reliable weather data is essential to run efficient operations.




As part of the constant growth and development of our activities in the wind energy market, Vaisala France is recruiting a "North America Wind Energy Application Manager " to strengthen the "Renewable Energy Business" team.


You will be in charge of supporting business development actions in North America thanks to your expert understanding of the industry trends, customer practices and an expert knowledge of Vaisala offering in wind energy (wind Lidars, weather sensors, data analytics etc.). You will work in close cooperation with the product and offering team, sales team and scientific experts, and you will develop close interactions with wind farm developers, turbine manufacturers, wind farm operators, independent experts and industry opinion leaders. The position stands in the Strategy & Market Development team.


The market you will be in charge is the North America wind energy market, onshore and offshore. The products are in particular vertical profiler wind lidars, wind turbine nacelle-mounted lidars, long-range scanning lidars, turbine sensors, weather stations, software and data products. Applications cover the entire farm lifecycle, from resource assessment to farm operations.


Your significant missions will consist of:

  • Support North America sales actions with expert knowledge, which includes participation to pre-sales, industry events & customer meetings
  • Identify new applications and technology trends in NA
  • Maintain up-to-date your Vaisala product & offering knowledge
  • Regularly feedback Vaisala teams with NA market trends and customer usage analysis, as well as NA specific needs (products, services, 3rd Party offers etc.)
  • Collect business intelligence (key actors, competition etc.)
  • Contribute to the creation of NA centric offering presentations, use & business cases, scientific proofs and sales kit documents with Marketing and Scientific Teams
  • Participate to NA expert groups and build partnerships with NA opinion leaders to develop new practices and standardization.




Engineering/MSc Degree, with ideally a specialization in Renewable Energies

3-5 years of experience, including at least one experience in Wind Energy industry


Technical knowledge and skills


  • Strong orientation into customers and applications
  • Strategic mindset
  • Excellent networking and influencing skills
  • Outstanding capability and passion to learn and understand market needs, value analysis
  • Can work with high tech teams, comfortable with technologies, sensors and data
  • Motivated to work in Renewable Energy industry
  • Language: Fluent English. Ideally native English speaking
  • International
  • Proactive and agile approach to work


Please send your application including CV and salary request soon. We will close the application process when we have a suitable number of qualified candidates. ANTICIPATED SALARY: $130,000+ annually.


Our Vaisala solutions contribute to societies and people’s lives in over 150 countries – and can even be found in space. With our technological innovations for measuring weather, environmental and industrial conditions, we have a key role in solving the grand social and environmental challenges of our time. We offer you a career with a clear purpose and a chance to create observations for a better world.  Take advantage of this opportunity and join our team to make a difference!


What we offer:

Our benefits package includes: health, dental, and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, company paid life, long and short term disability, 401(K) plan with company match, a variety of voluntary benefits programs, fitness reimbursement, Employee Assistance Programs, and tuition reimbursement. We also offer holiday pay and a generous paid time off plan.


To be considered for this position you must currently be eligible to work in the U.S. Vaisala participates in the E-Verify employment verification system. Candidates are subject to a complete background check prior to an offer being extended.  As a federal contractor, Vaisala reserves the right to enforce government mandated vaccination requirements for its employees.



Vaisala is proud to be an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legal protected status.


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Reasonable Accommodation Notice

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. As a government contractor, Vaisala complies with Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (the Act), which is a law that prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating in employment against individuals with disabilities and requires employers take affirmative action to recruit, hire, promote, and retain these individuals.


If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application for a recognized disability under applicable law, please contact Human Resources by phone at 303-499-1701 or by email at Please note that you can easily submit application by attaching your LinkedIn profile in the recruitment tool (LinkedIn Apply functionality).


Recruiter: Erin Hanson 
Job Family: Sales 
Job Grade: 7 

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