GKN Sales Manager Europe in Hueckeswagen, Germany

Sales Manager Europe

Country: Germany

Work Location: Hueckeswagen

State: Not Specified

Advertising End Date: Not Specified

Job Type: Regular

About The Opportunity

The responsibilities of the Sales Manager for Europe include regional account management for customer acquisition and retention, commercial activities including pricing and margin, technical engineering applications, support and development and customer service activities. The position collaborates with the V.P. Sales in the development and execution of long term strategic plans and short-term business plans.

Key Responsibilities

Key Tasks

  • Develop strategic and profit plan programs for Hoeganaes accounts and products consistent with Corporate goals.

  • Coordinate product/customer application development activities.

  • Provide staff support to achieve technical and customer service objectives.

  • Provide staff support to maintain and improve customer relationships within various territory assignments.

  • Coordinate customer service support activities.

  • Provide annual and monthly updated project forecasts to support facility resource management and delivery objectives.

  • Recommend and support positioning strategy (Price, delivery, quality, service).

  • Negotiate and administer Customer Sales Agreements.

  • represents Hoeganaes in various trade functions/programs

Qualification / Experience:

  • University degree (or equivalent) in Material Science or Engineering; focus Powder

  • Long term experience in industrial product marketing and general business management

  • fluent in English and German (written & verbal)

  • Powder Metal experience

  • Romanian language skills welcome

About Us

GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.

Hoeganaes is part of the GKN Powder Metallurgy division and the worlds leading producer of metal powder.

Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.