Sales Development Manager (m/w/d) Hydrostatics

Requisition ID:  25391
Job Location(s): 

Neumuenster, DE Hamburg, DE

Job Description

We are currently looking for an energetic Sales Development Manager (m/w/d) Hydrostatics for our Business Unit High & Medium Power Closed Circuit. The preferred location for this position is Neumünster, but Hamburg is also a possibility, as well as working out of a Home Office within Germany.

Job Responsibilities

As Sales Development Manager (m/w/d), you are a key link between the Business Unit and our customers, identifying customer needs and communicating these to the internal organization. You will actively drive the Sales Development and profitable growth for your Business Unit in cooperation with the Sales Teams and European organization. It will be your responsibility to lead the product promotion to customers and to create customer product tactical planning in collaboration with Corporate Sales, Marketing and Account Managers.

Your main tasks include the Sales planning. You will align, execute and follow-up on mutually agreed activities set with the Account Managers. This cooperation extends to customer visits, trainings, and general consulting, for which you will provide input, e.g. on technical & commercial data needed to provide optimal customer proposal. Furthermore, you will support Sales activities by providing recommendations on account planning, customer requests and follow-up on activities. You will also be involved in the details regarding pricing and contracts by recommending price increases to the Business Unit Sales Manager on existing business.

Background & Skills

To be successful in this position, you need a degree in Mechatronics, Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering as well as a few years of practical experience from a technical Sales, technical Support  or Engineering position in the Danfoss Power Solution target markets (mobile off-highway, hydrostatics, automotive or similar market). Furthermore, we are looking for:

  • Technical expertise of the Business Unit’s products 
  • Knowledge of the Danfoss Power Solutions target markets and applications 
  • Formal commercial training is a plus (contracting, negotiations etc.)
  • Ability to work in international team environments
  • Great communication and presentation skills 
  • Willingness to find compromises between multiple and sometimes conflicting interests
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, German or French language skills would be a plus
  • Willingness to travel is required (approx. 40% within EMEA region)

For further information about the position, please contact our Recruiter, Franziska Reiter, at +49 (0)40 7367.

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.