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Global Sales Director

Do you always have the customer’s best interest at heart and are willing to walk that extra mile – the one that sometimes makes the difference between success and failure? Then we have a perfect opportunity for you.

Welcome to a feedback friendly arena where you get to support our global growth journey and enforce our customer focus!

Shortly about us

Within Sandvik Group, we’re passionate about development and advanced technology. At Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions Division Attachment Tools, our strength is to deliver best-in-class attachment tools solutions with superior aftermarket support. We strongly believe that great brands, attachment tools products, and business performance is achieved through the understanding of customers and markets combined with facts and figures behind our business!

Your mission

In this position, by reporting to the president of the division, you lead and develop our distributor and OEM sales and sales teams to meet set goals and create outstanding customer satisfaction. You set the strategic direction and tactics of for our sales activities, and make sure we act in line with globally set targets, initiatives, and marketing plans. Working proactively, you’re able to anticipate customers’ needs and find new opportunities for growth and performance. You build and develop our sales and business plans and culture within the area – driving our performance to meet sales targets globally. You collaborate actively with internal stakeholders to meet our vision and ambition to increase sales in all channels on a global level. At the end of the day, all your work leads to increased customer satisfaction, with the goal of always being their absolute first choice!

The location for this position is preferably at our division HQ in Lahti, Finland or in Svedala, Sweden. Other locations in Europe could also be an option. Essential travel is part of your assignment.

Your profile

We’re looking for someone with a proven track record of driving a successful global sales function and developing partnerships and business growth. You have extensive work experience from global distributor network sales or a similar field. We also believe you need knowledge of sales-related tools for industrial products as well as hands-on experience of developing plans, performance and ways of working with industrial products. Acting in a global environment calls for excellent skills in English, while knowledge in French or Spanish is considered beneficial.

We’re truly passionate about your personality! With your excellent leadership and communication skills, you easily lead and develop your team of sales professionals and account managers in a global environment with commercial and technical matters. You have an entrepreneurial mindset and a passion and curiosity to explore new possibilities and you constantly keep an eye on development and market trends.
Our culture

At Sandvik, we’re tech driven, innovative and entrepreneurial. We believe that success is a team effort so we value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture where people can be themselves and reach their full potential. So, we invest in supporting each other, learning together and celebrating our differences. Visit our stories hub, LinkedIn or Facebook to get to know us further.

Contact information

For further information about this position, please contact: Elina Pyykkö, President Attachment Tools Division - SRP, at elina.pyykko@sandvik.com or Ulrika Gruffman, recruitment specialist, at ulrika.gruffman@sandvik.com.

We have already decided on which advertising channels and marketing campaigns we wish to use, and respectfully decline any additional contacts in that matter.

Union contacts – Sweden

  • Mårten Lindberg, Unionen, +46 (0)76 111 03 36
  • Riccardo Repetto, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)40 409 394
  • Michael Wicktor-Ohlsson, Ledarna, +46 (0)70 251 44 57

How to apply

Send your application no later than August 4th, 2024. Click apply and include your resume and cover letter in English. Please note that we don’t accept applications by e-mail. Job ID: R0067467.

At Sandvik, we value a healthy work-life balance and will be away on summer vacation. Therefore, it can be difficult to reach us, and the recruitment process can be a bit longer than usual.

As we aim for a fair recruitment process, we utilize assessment tools to safeguard objectivity. When you apply for this job, you will therefore receive an invitation via email to a personality and logic ability test. Feedback comes immediately after the test has been completed and the selection process begins after the application deadline.

To learn more about our recruitment process, please visit our career site or contact HR Services at hrservices.nordic@sandvik.com.

Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a leading supplier of equipment, tools, parts, service and solutions for processing rock and minerals in the mining and infrastructure industries. Application areas include crushing and screening, breaking and demolition. In 2023, sales were approximately 11.5 billion SEK with about 2,900 employees.

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