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Regional Sales Manager: Controls & Connectivity

The Netherlands - Eindhoven |

Regional Sales Manager: Controls & Connectivity

As Regional Sales Manager you will be leading and driving new business development for our Controls & Connectivity program in Europe. You identify and seize opportunities, being the commercial expert and first contact for our controls & connectivity propositions in the region. You drive lead generation together with our marketing team, as well as cooperate with global sales manager, the engineering teams and program management to create proposals and close opportunities.

You are the business case owner for each opportunity and can engage in basic technical discussions with the customer. You build and maintain relations, visit and participate in relevant fairs and exhibitions, assess market opportunities and collect market information.

You will work closely with the program team to help understand the local market requirements and customers’ needs and determine the sales strategy and focus within your territory.

In our Control & Connectivity program, we provide technology solutions for controllers, I/O modules, HMIs, telematics gateways to customers in various industrial segments. Some examples of our applications are industrial compressors, marine engine control, agricultural machinery, HVAC control, forklift connectivity, and many more.

We pride ourselves on the ability to create customized and cost-effective control & connectivity solutions for our clients within short time-to-market by using our technology building blocks. These make us stand out from our competitors selling off the shelf supplies.

Some of the main responsibilities for this role include:

  • Selling of our Controls & Connectivity products and solutions in Europe
  • Creating and finding opportunities while working with the engineering team to perfect offers and manage customers & their expectations
  • Conducting market intelligence and research to assist with guiding the direction of our company’s strategic decisions moving forward
  • Identifying new business opportunities
  • Proactively engaging with customers
  • Guiding the sales from lead stage to project stage by working closely with internal stakeholders
  • Approaching customers and executing your sales strategy
  • Working closely with the Global Sales Manager and Product Line Manager to coordinate sales activities and engage with customers
  • Aligning customers and stakeholders
  • Whether it be through trade shows, social media, etc.
  • Achieving Sales targets while focusing on quality over quantity
  • Understanding customer needs & effectively providing the customer solutions with our products and services

Profile

  • BSc, BEng or MSc in Electrical / Mechanical / Industrial Engineering, Industrial Automation, or any engineering-related degre

  • 3+ years of technical and/or sales experience

  • Experience of business development and/or key account management would be a plus

  • Results & sales driven with a generic understanding of industrial controls & connectivity solutions

  • Experience with customers in Industrial OEM segments would be a plus

  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written

  • Hands-on attitude

  • 20% - 40% travel required (based on pre-COVID-19)

  • Language: English is a must, German and/or Dutch would be a strong plus

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The Prodrive Technologies Mindset

Responsibility

You don’t just go to work, you feel responsible for your project

Flexible

You decide when, where and how much you want to work

Manufacturing

You like to think about manufacturability when designing

Initiative

You don’t sit and wait, you have a hands-on mentality

Have you got what it takes to become a Prodriver?

What we offer

  • Perfect environment for people willing to take full responsibility in a project
  • Unlimited growth opportunities and freedom in taking different roles in different projects
  • Young and dynamic culture
  • Unlimited personal budget for training courses, classes or studies
  • We are open 24/7 and provide lunch, dinner and a company gym
  • We keep management positions to a minimum, so there is virtually no hierarchy
  • Create your future with your own personal development plan
  • Tools and equipment such as an iPhone, iPad and laptop
  • The flexibility to work wherever and how much you want
  • Overtime hours can be completely paid out
  • Salary that grows with your performance
  • Opportunity to become a shareholder and entrepreneur in the company
  • Travel allowance based on the days you are actually at Prodrive
  • 31 vacation days
  • Retirement plan
  • Distribution of profits

Application steps

  1. We’ll take a look at your application as soon as possible.
  2. You will receive a link to Prodrive Technologies’ online aptitude test to see if you’re up for the challenge.
  3. We will set you up for a personal interview to ask you difficult questions about yourself. Afterwards, others will ask you some more difficult questions about your expertise. We will immediately decide if we will make you an offer after the interviews.
  4. When there’s enough time left, we will discuss employment conditions directly after the interviews.
  5. If you survived everything, only your signature stands between you and being a Prodriver.