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Sales Manager - Controls & Connectivity

The Netherlands - Eindhoven |

Sales Manager - Controls & Connectivity

If you are enthusiastic about driving positive change and eager to shape the future of technology in a dynamic, international environment, we invite you to join our Sales team.

We are Prodrive Technologies

We are dedicated to creating meaningful technologies that make the world work. Through our innovative solutions, we contribute to building a future where everyone can thrive, resources are optimized, and connectivity brings people together.

About the role

As Sales Manager, you are commercially responsible for Prodrive’s Controls and Connectivity solutions portfolio. We are a leading supplier in a wide range of industries with industrial controllers, I/O modules, panel PCs, and telematics units. Among many other applications, our units control ship engines, industrial compressors, and agricultural robots, as well as provide connectivity for mobile assets such as forklifts.

We tailor our solutions to the needs of our customers, working from standardized building blocks to get our solutions to the market quickly while guaranteeing a mature product. We bring maximum value by optimizing the products to customer requirements.

You will be responsible for identifying and seizing commercial opportunities, driving lead generation, and managing customer relationships. Collaborating with our marketing, engineering, and program management teams, you will develop proposals and close deals, ensuring customer satisfaction and driving business growth.

Key responsibilities

- Sell our Connectivity & Controls products to customers in the Netherlands.
- Identify and create new business opportunities.
- Collaborate with engineering teams to perfect offers and manage customer expectations.
- Conduct market research to guide strategic decisions.
- Build and maintain strong customer relationships.
- Attend and participate in relevant fairs and exhibitions.
- Guide sales from lead generation to project completion.
- Execute sales strategies and approach customers proactively.
- Coordinate sales activities with the Global Sales Manager and Product Line Manager.
- Achieve sales targets with a focus on quality over quantity.
- Understand customer needs and provide effective solutions.


  • BSc, BEng, or MSc in Electrical/Mechanical/Industrial Engineering, Industrial Automation, or a related field.

  • 3-5 years of technical and/or sales experience.

  • Ability to translate connectivity and control products into customer-focused value propositions.

  • Experience in the connectivity and controls systems market is preferred.

  • Experience with customers in the Industrial OEM segments is a plus.

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The Prodrive Technologies Mindset


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


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


You like to think about manufacturability when designing


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 those eager to develop themselves and take full responsibility for a project.
  • Many opportunities for personal and professional development, along with the flexibility to explore diverse roles across various projects.
  • A young and dynamic culture which stimulates innovative thinking and taking initiatives.
  • Personal budget just for you to learn new things. Your growth is our priority.
  • Flexibility of a 24/7 work environment with provided lunch, dinner, and access to our company gym.
  • Personalized development plan to craft your future.
  • You will receive essential tools if these are necessary to perform your job (i.e. iPhone and laptop).
  • On-campus sports facilities enable you to incorporate exercise seamlessly into your work routine.
  • A performance-driven salary that grows with your accomplishments.
  • Unlock the opportunity to become a shareholder and entrepreneur within the company.
  • Travel allowance based on the days you are actually at Prodrive Technologies.
  • Work-life balance with at least 33 vacation days per year.
  • Access a retirement plan.

Application steps

  1. Your journey with us starts with a swift review of your application by one of our recruiters.
  2. In some cases, if we see a potential fit, you will receive an exclusive link to our online aptitude test to assess if you’re up for the challenge.
  3. We will schedule a personal interview not only to determine if your skills match the job, but also to see if there is a spark between you and Prodrive Technologies.
  4. To complete the application journey we will send you a suitable offer and once you sign, we can welcome you to the Prodrive Technologies family.