Sales Manager for Industrial Pumps (m/f/d) Europe - DACH
vertraulich, The Netherlands
Desired areas of expertise:
Exciting challenge for a skilled salesperson with experience in fluid related components such as pumps or valves - join an expanding company for an opportunity to increase sales and advance your career
Our client is a renowned Japanese manufacturer of industrial pumps. Their target industries include chemical, oil & gas, automotive manufacturing, shipyard, printing, mining and semiconductors. The company is currently expanding its sales activities in Europe – with a focus on the DACH region, particularly Germany.
Sales Manager for Industrial Pumps (m/f/d) Europe – focus on DACH
Reason for vacancy:
Newly created position
The position holder reports to the Managing Director & Senior Sales Manager Europe
Close cooperation with 3 other regional sales managers
within DACH region and the Netherlands – frequency depending on project status
There are further career opportunities depending on performance and business development.
Objectives/ Tasks/ Responsibilities
The objective for this position is to increase sales of industrial pumps in the DACH region among other regions in Europe. The main tasks and priorities are:
Support of existing customers:
- Manage key account customers (= distributors) in the DACH region
- Identify customer needs and develop customized solutions
- Develop sales / marketing plans to increase sales
- Coordinate activities with Managing Director and HQ in Japan
- Acquire new customers
- Develop distribution of the company’s “private brand” with an increased focus on distributors in DACH, particularly in the chemical industry – ranging from petrochemical through to fine chemicals
University degree or equivalent vocational training. A technical background would be welcome, but is not required
Experience in the sales of pumps or related equipment such as valve etc. – fluid components. Sales experience at a manufacturer or a trading company for these products would be welcome.
Special Experience / Knowledge:
Ability to acquire new customers and cultivate distribution network.
International sales experience would be considered an asset, particularly experience working at a Japanese company.
- German: business fluent
- English: business fluent
We are looking for an ambitious, talented salesperson with the following personal skills:
- High level of intercultural competence
- Strong sales manager mentality
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to sense the customers’ needs quickly and to think of solutions even after product delivery
- Ability to work in close cooperation with an international team
- Patience and an open-minded attitude
As soon as possible
The final amount of the annual salary depends on the experience and background of the candidate.
The European Headquarter is located in the Netherlands. The position holder can work from home in Germany – ideally located in North Rhine-Westphalia or near the Netherlands.
A company car is provided.
Your contact person
Ph. +49 211 749686-18
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