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Sales Manager

18-10-2021 Vocational, Bachelor, Master Electrical engineering, Mechanical engineering Venlo

Key responsibilities

As Sales Manager you are responsible for achieving optimum sales of products and services offered by this organization, with special attention to new applications and markets. Coating equipment for bipolar plates in hydrogen fuel cells will be one of the focus areas. With a pro-active approach you contact potential customers to advise them on coating processes, coating products and related equipment. You coordinate the sampling of customer products, leading to qualification. In cooperation with the Director of Sales and the New Business Developer, you make quotations, negotiate about contracts and eventually close the deal. You detect the needs of potential customers and translate these into proposals for the sales team. Together with your sales colleagues you set up the sales plan which ensures growth in our market segments for the long run. You do this by among others providing input regarding sales network, sales promotion, market know how and sales forecasts. This includes knowledge of new markets and developments in products, equipment and processes, as well as knowledge of competitors processes, products, pricing and market approach

Knowledge, skills and abilities

• A bachelor degree and technical sales experience, selling high value capital investment products in a B2B environment;
• The drive and ambition to realize sales in markets which are new;
• You can build as well as maintain good customer relationships, continuously reinforcing the position in the market;
• You are ambitious, full of initiative, self-reliant but also a team player who keeps the companywide interest in mind;
• You have an excellent command of the English language and you are willing and able to travel worldwide > 40%;
• Any experience/knowledge/affinity with coating technologies (PVD/vacuum) and/or the fuel cell market is a pre;

What do you get?

Voor deze functie kom je bij Voort in dienst. Jij staat bij ons centraal. Elk moment van jou vinden wij bijzonder. En vieren wij samen. Wij zorgen dat jij op de juiste werkplek belandt. Waar jij past. Waar je techniek op de kaart zet. Want dat is jouw vak. En samen werken we aan jouw ontwikkeling. Zodat je blijft groeien op technisch en professioneel vlak. Je krijgt van ons:
  • een mooie baan bij onze opdrachtgever
  • een goed salaris om rond te komen en leuke dingen te doen
  • 3 trainingen per jaar bij de Voort Academy om aan je ontwikkeling te werken
  • een opleidingsbudget van €1250,- per jaar zodat je blijft groeien
  • een aandraagbonus, 24 vakantiedagen en nog meer secundaire arbeidsvoorwaarden waar jij blij van wordt

Where you’ll end up

This compagny is an international high-tech organization, with over 210 employees and branches in Venlo, Barcelona, Yokohama, Shanghai and Olten. At our home base, they develop and assemble plasma coating systems with vacuum, sputtering and arc evaporation technology, that find their way around the globe, to customers with notable names. At this mediumsized company, lines are still short and you can make a difference. H

Are you ready to apply?

Ben jij enthousiast geworden over de vacature? Solliciteer dan snel op deze functie. Voor vragen kun je bellen naar onderstaande contactpersoon.

Paul Firet

Consultant Industrie

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