19 May 2022

Sales agents (f/m/d)

Worldwide, we are the specialists for multifunctional and decorative thin-film surfaces on strip metals. For 45 years, we have been modifying and refining surface properties on aluminium, copper, steel and stainless steel. From anodising to PVD coating to individually developed paint systems, we offer all process technologies - reliable & safe - from a single source. Our high-quality products are used internationally in the lighting, solar, automotive, electrical and interior & exterior industries. We produce on an industrial scale for global markets at our company headquarters in Ennepetal with around 200 employees. Worldwide, the ALANOD Group employs around 250 people at locations in Europe, the USA and Asia.

In the course of a structural realignment, we are reorganising our external sales organisation (B2B). Especially in the product areas Decorative & Functionals, Automotive and Solar, we are looking for independent sales representatives for local markets. It is advantageous to have existing contacts in these target markets and industries as well as a high affinity to surface-critical aluminium products.

We are looking for new commission based

Sales agents (f/m/d)

 

for the following regions as soon as possible:

  • France
  • French Switzerland
  • French Belgium
  • Middle East
  • Central and South Africa

The main tasks of this positions include

  • Monitoring and reporting on general market developments;
  • Development and implementation of adequate sales, promotion, marketing or merchandising programs for existing customers as well as the acquisition of new customers;
  • Participation in suitable trade shows and/or exhibitions;
  • Identification and selection of potential customers;
  • Visits to existing and potential customers on regular base
  • Customer presentations;
  • Support on Alanod Sales Management

Requirements

  • Several years of professional experience in B2B sales of functional and/or decorative (metal) products, whereby knowledge of solar, automotive and lighting as well as experience with rolled products would be an advantage
  • Sales personality with strong communication skills, very good negotiation skills, proven negotiation success and technical understanding
  • Fluent in the language of the respective territory and good English Languages skills, knowledge of German would be advantage
  • Independent and structured way of working and travel
  • Experience in working with international teams
  • Persuasiveness, ability to learn, resilience, commitment and team spirit
  • Residence in spatial proximity to the sales area

We offer

  • Product training and technical instruction
  • Existing customer base in the sales area
  • Creative freedom on the way to achieving common goals
  • Sales commission in line with the market expectations

Contact

If we have stimulated your interest in one of these positions, please send us your detailed and complete Application documents and your earliest possible starting date exclusively by e-mail to: personal@alanod.de

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