Sales and Marketing Manager to Surface Technology

Aug 31
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Sandvik Materials Technology in Sandviken is looking for a

Sales & Marketing Manager to Surface Technology

At Sandvik Materials Technology (SMT), our mission is much more than delivering good products, technology, and processes - working together to develop solutions based on our customers' needs and thus achieve our business goals, is a better way to describe our daily work. With curious employees and safety as our priority, we create a work environment where you can develop both personally and professionally.

SMT is on an exciting journey towards becoming a standalone company and will be listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm on August 31, 2022. On the day of listing, SMT will be renamed Alleima.

With a clear direction for our journey ahead, utilizing our position as a technology leader, progressive customer partner, and sustainability driver, we aim to become an even stronger company in our industry.

Are you ready to take on this way forward together with us? Join us on our journey!

We are now looking for a brave and passionate Sales & Marketing Manager for our Surface Technology business - someone who wants to take an active part in the commercialization and continuous development of profitable growth for this business within the renewable energy segment.

Surface Technology has an advanced steel strip coating solution which sets the industry standard as a key component used in various applications within Hydrogen society. This is an important industrial area which has the potential to lower the world’s usage of fossil fuels and is viewed as a strategic area for SMT going forward.

Your challenge

To be a driver in this exiting journey in a fast-growing market, we are looking for someone who finds motivation in finding new market opportunities and in generating business growth.

As part of Surface Technology management team, you will work closely with both our Operations and R&D teams to deliver superior products and solutions to our customers.
With your technical interest and business talent - executing on the commercial strategy, which will entail negotiations, pricing and establishing pre-conditions for increasing our production you will be the key driver in continuously new, and maintaining existing, relations with our customers.

You set ambitious targets, plan accordingly, deliver on promises and follow through. You enjoy building relationships and collaborating with customers and other stakeholders as well as use your great communication skills and an empowering and inspiring leadership in line with our company core values to develop both our business and your co-workers.

Your team consist of 3 direct reports and indirect and sales resources at international sales units.

About you

We are looking for someone with a university degree, preferably in a technical or commercially oriented discipline, or with relevant qualifications acquired through significant experience. In this position, you need both the technical foundation and good business acumen.
You understand industrial business, B2B, and have experience in both direct as in project sales. You have relevant and senior experience from a similar position in a global business environment. You also have proved success in sales, structured strategy approach, business development and finding new market opportunities. Experience of work with focus on emerging markets, on a global scale, is advantageous. As we operate in an international business environment, your communication skills in English are excellent, both verbally and in writing. Further language skills are seen as a merit.

The location for this position is somewhat flexible, but presence in Sandviken, Sweden, at least three to four days a week is a requirement.
Extensive international travel is a natural part of the job.

You will report directly to our Business Unit Manager, Surface Technology.

What’s in it for you?

Where to begin? In this role you will work with a high-tech product portfolio in a global industry, which really emerge as an inspiring part of the job. Furthermore, to join up with great business partners and share & care of high skilled R&D backup as being a key player in our partners product & business development, that is really something. The feedback and confidence we gain in our mutual path forward with customers is a great empowering boost.
As an extra “bonus” we are seen as a true enabler into a Carbon-zero environment.

We are a company with an open-minded culture, actively working to create a workplace that is characterized by diversity and inclusion.

Application & Contacts

Welcome with your application no later than 2022-08-31

For this position selection and interviews will be conducted trough out the advertisement period, therefore the role might be filled before last application date.

Read more about Sandvik Materials Technology and apply via, job ID: R0034497

Are you interested in learning more about this exciting job? Please contact:

Alexandra Unstad, HR Manager, +46 70 616 28 51
Henrik Fintling, BU manager, +46 72 083 59 37

Union contacts

Kjell-Åke Klockervold, Ledarna SMT Sandviken, +46 70 314 24 43

Stefan Jonsson, Unionen SMT Sandviken, +46 70 396 03 00

Lisa Lautrup, Akademikerföreningen, +46 70 616 80 41

Sandvik Materials Technology is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a world-leading manufacturer of high value-added products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. The cutting-edge expertise is based on an integrated production platform and industry-leading metallurgy and R&D​​. In 2021, sales were approximately 13.4 billion SEK with about 5,500 employees.

Deadline: Aug 31
Job-ID: R0034497

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