Sales Manager - Germany (M/F)

$13bn Global manufacturing Group requires an ambitious and experienced Sales Engineer / Sales Manager (M/F) to manage a national distributor network and develop sales, through specification, direct with industrial OEMs across Germany.

We are a global manufacturing group operating in 57 countries and employing over 48,000 worldwide. Our industrial products and solutions are at work all over the world. From the spaces we live and work, cars we drive through to the mobile devices we rely on, you are never more than a few steps away from one of our innovative, specialist products or solutions.

This division manufactures and supplies, through specification, technical products and solutions and would like to recruit a Sales Engineer / Sales Manager to manage an established distribution network and develop sales direct with General Industrial OEMs primarily across Germany.

LOCATION – Homebased primarily covering Germany with additional client meetings in Eastern Europe and The Nordics when required

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED – Sales Manager - Germany (M/F)

We would be delighted to receive applications from individuals who meet the following brief:

* Degree calibre, experienced Sales Engineers / Sales Managers with a proven track record of selling technical products/solutions, via specification to a manufacturing arena
* Products wise, have sold technical products, solutions, specialised components or sub-systems; we are open in terms of product and market experience as long as your current sell is specification based and project led
* Any experience with of Chemistry based products (adhesives, sealants, resins as examples) would be advantageous but is not a pre-requisite
* Fluency, both written and verbal, in German and English
* Self-motivated, able to work off your own initiative and be the “Lead / Product Champion” for our organisation in Germany for the industrial OEM arena

FUTURE PROSPECTS – Sales Manager - Germany (M/F)

* Salary expectations will not be a limiting factor for the right candidate
* We are looking for experienced, ambitious Sales Engineers / Sales Managers who have the potential and desire to take on greater responsibilities in the future
* There is huge potential for career development within our division and the group globally. Where possible, we have an active policy of promotion from within and firmly believe in the development of all personnel


A more detailed brief will be made available to those who are shortlisted but in, as part of the European sales team, you will:

* Develop and grow sustainable revenues and market share
* Lead and develop existing and new OEM and distributor accounts, identifying, qualifying and developing new, profitable long term business opportunities
* Implement the plans and strategies of the Group across Germany
* Work with the European sales and product marketing team to meet customer or market needs with new, innovative products, services or solutions. Understand and positively react to the voice of the customer and their respective market

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply in English to our retained consultant John Gowen quoting Sales Manager - Germany reference JG1801-43 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683301 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.