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European Senior Sales Manager

We currently have a vacancy for a European Senior Sales Manager within our Micro Measurements division.  This is a home based position, located out of our Heilbronn, German office

You will be required, to develop short and long-range plans including objectives and strategies for the organization to maximize market share/potential and regional sales volume.  Establish and implement sales forecasts and objectives.  You will have signature authority with a significant degree of autonomy in setting and implementing regional sales objectives, budgets, pricing, etc.  Following Inter-accountability Management and Internal Controls processes and procedures.  Selecting and developing regional sales groups who report in to this position.  Supporting policies & procedures to promote continuous improvements to the quality of the product.

Essential Job Function:

  • Establishes the regional sales direction for the growth in order to maximise market share / potential.  Negotiates contracts and meets with key / high volume customers
  • Participates at high level meetings and sets forth policies and plans to achieve regional sales growth, marketing objectives, regional sales, headcount planning
  • Approves budgets and capital expenditures as set by top organisational level
  • Selects appropriate subordinate regional sales staff to ensure smooth growth to support company objectives and provides training where applicable.


If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to

  • 15 years experience with significant experience level
  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline.MBA would be advantageous
  • Measurement technologies in experimental mechanics, data acquisition and processing
  • Ability to work as part of a team, initiative, patience, assertiveness, ability to withstand pressure
  • Face to face with technical and commercial customers on all hierarchy levels
  • Well organised, self-motivated, attention to detail, giving priorities in conflict situations
Job Ref ID: HR- 2826

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