Business Development Professional

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Chicago, Illinois
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Sandvik – Additive Manufacturing seeks a Business Development Professional; Metal Powder – US/NAFTA

Sandvik is a premier high-tech engineering and manufacturing solutions company. We bring sophisticated, high-quality products and solutions which improve customer efficiency, profitability, safety, and sustainability. We are a global leader in groundbreaking innovative solutions in the manufacturing and additive manufacturing industries for materials cutting, automated digital planning and metrology, as well as equipment for the mining and construction industries.

Globally, Sandvik has 40,000+ employees and sales of about 103 billion SEK in more than 150 countries. Sandvik Additive Manufacturing has a world-leading position in metal powder with Osprey ™ range widely accepted as the widest range of Additive Manufacturing and Metal injection Molding alloys on the market. 158 years of leading expertise in materials technology, 75 years in post processing methods like metal cutting, sintering and heat treatment, Sandvik has well-established and leading competence across the entire Manufacturing value chain.

Sandvik values enthusiastic, committed people who enjoy collaborating to find new solutions to complex business challenges! We seek motivated and hardworking individuals who share our values and who remove obstacles to support our customers and our strategic objectives. Are you someone who takes outstanding pride in your work and is passionate about their role?

Sandvik offers competitive compensation and bonus opportunities. We offer a strong employee benefits package that includes medical, dental vision, life insurance, disability, EAP, supplemental indemnity offers, legal support options, fully paid virtual medical and physical therapy services, Paid Time Off and more! Sandvik values employee development! We provide tuition assistance along with career development planning and a robust assortment of employee development, leadership development programs. Sandvik strives to always foster a supportive, high-performance culture where our employees can feel valued and are free to share ideas and bring them to fruition. We provide safe, sustainability-focused, and appealing work environments and as well as flexibility to help our employees perform at optimal levels and have time and energy for enriching personal time.

Sandvik-Additive Manufacturing is seeking a Business Development Professional to join our team.

You will work with our customers and manufacturers to identify, consult and develop new as well as existing Metal Powder & 3D printing customer opportunities.

  • You will propose Sandvik Metal Powder solutions to address our customer's pain points and solve engineering challenges, expanding our business relationships and growing our business in the NAFTA market.
  • You’ll be at the forefront of technology trends and evolving market conditions driven by customer needs, as you proactively forecast and identify opportunities.
  • You are successful in effectively transforming strategy into operational performance and growth.
  • You establish profitable relationships with our customers and partners, and you ensure synergies and great collaboration across our organization.
  • You report to the Lead Sales Manager for NAFTA and will work closely with a global team of professionals across our Additive Manufacturing division, utilizing digital tools to enhance collaboration together as ambassadors for our business and our core values


Location of this role is US / Flexible; Western US. It is highly preferred that candidates be based in the western half of the US (Chicago/Houston and westward). This role is field based with 50% domestic travel required. Some international travel is required, as well..

Your Profile

You have demonstrated an effective background within business development, B2B Sales and are interested in Industrial manufacturing utilizing Additive Manufacturing or Powder Metallurgy. Your experience and knowledge is preferably anchored by a relevant university degree, such as Business, Engineering or related course of study. You are curious and tenacious, working closely with our customers to solve their challenges. You possess a technical affinity to effectively sell our offering. You can keenly identify opportunities to develop our business within your region.

To be a great fit for this position, you have a commercial mindset, are independent in your approach and are genuinely skilled in developing enduring customer relations. You are engaged in customers challenges and able to collaborate in developing sustainable customer solutions. A background from the metals industry or metal powder sector with experience of the Additive Manufacturing Industry is highly advantageous.

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum 3-5 years in technical sales and support experience.

Preferred, Bachelor's degree in Business Development, Engineering or related field or equivalent relevant experience.

Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal in English.

A second language within our region (eg., Spanish, French) will be a plus

Must be able to work successfully under pressure and handle multiple issues and competing priorities.

Experience with project management tools and methods

Solid proficiency with MS Office Suite

Must be eligible to legally work in the US.

Must be able to travel domestically and internationally.

Sandvik is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reference: Job Req R0053388

Intrigued to get to know us further?

We offer you the opportunity to develop your career in a unique industrial business, committed to making the shift towards sustainable manufacturing.

Learn more about Sandvik Additive Manufacturing on Youtube or by visiting our websites ( – or – ) and watch how we created the world’s first 3D printed diamond composite. We also invite you to get to know our team via the Life at AM-page on LinkedIn.

Deadline: Not set
Job-ID: R0053388

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