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People Who Make Robots: Spotlight on Meyzi Barsah

Andrew Lightstead Last Updated on June 03, 2024, by Tom Barton 2 mins well spent

Meyzi Barsah, Sales Engineer at PWR, brings 14 years of invaluable experience to her role. Having joined PWR nine months ago, Meyzi immerses herself in the daily intricacies of coordinating between sales and concept engineers, ensuring seamless information exchange, handling quotations, and providing exemplary demonstrations to our potential customers. She stands as the sole female engineer in the sales department, surrounded by a team of seven concept engineers.

1. What inspired you to pursue a career in sales engineering?

Meyzi: Sales and engineering are the bedrock of my professional passions. With a rich background in sales, PWR provided the perfect platform to combine these interests seamlessly. I find satisfaction in resolving real-world challenges for our diverse customers, each with their unique set of requirements.

2. How did you discover PWR, and what compelled you to apply for this position?

Meyzi: My journey to PWR began through LinkedIn, as I explored opportunities in the Netherlands. The company’s unwavering dedication to innovation and problem-solving instantly resonated with me. Upon engaging with HR and delving deeper into the role, I was convinced that PWR was the perfect fit for my aspirations.

3. Can you shed light on your daily responsibilities as a Sales Engineer at PWR?

Meyzi: My daily responsibilities encompass a wide array of tasks, from collaborating with the sales department to meticulously crafting technical quotations and offers for our customers. Effective communication and seamless coordination are paramount to ensuring harmonious operations between sales and concept engineers.

4. What aspect of working as a Sales Engineer at PWR excites you the most?

Meyzi: The exhilarating aspect of my role lies in its inherent challenges. Each project presents a unique puzzle to solve, offering boundless opportunities for personal and professional growth. I thrive in this dynamic environment, constantly pushing the boundaries of what I can achieve.

5. Could you elaborate on the technology and tools you utilize to bring our solutions to life at PWR?

Meyzi: AutoCAD serves as one of our primary tools at PWR, the team facilitates the creation of intricate 2D drawings to visualize production line layouts for our discerning clients. Additionally, we leverage Zen Desk as our CRM system, ensuring efficient customer management and engagement.

6. How does PWR’s positive company culture enhance your experience as a Sales Engineer?

Meyzi: PWR’s nurturing and collaborative culture form the cornerstone of my professional journey. Here, I not only feel valued but also respected and heard, fostering an environment where innovation flourishes, making each day a rewarding experience.

7. Balancing work and family life can be challenging. How do you maintain this equilibrium?

Meyzi: Effective time management, coupled with unwavering support from my colleagues, is essential. PWR’s emphasis on flexibility, including remote work options and flexible hours, empowers me to excel both professionally and personally, ensuring a harmonious balance.

8. How do you envision your future with PWR?

Meyzi: I see myself embarking on a long and fulfilling journey with PWR, aspiring to become a subject matter expert by delving deeper into our business intricacies and understanding our clients’ needs in detail. My commitment lies in growing alongside the company, contributing to its continued success.

9. Any final thoughts you’d like to share about being a part of PWR’s Sales Engineering team?

Meyzi: One of the most memorable experiences of my journey with PWR was handling my first project, which happened to be the largest quotation in the company’s history. It summarizes the challenges and triumphs that define our roles in the Sales Engineering team at PWR, reaffirming my passion and dedication to our collective success.