Sales Manager for Traction Components

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Date: 10-Jun-2022

Location: Mannheim, Germany

Company: Alstom

Req ID:288042 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide. 


As Sales Manager for Traction Components, you will work for the sales region of Germany in the growth market of overhaul and repair of components as well as additive manufacturing. They are in continuous exchange and dialogue with customers in the sales region and decision-makers. They see themselves as an interface and link between the needs and requirements of customers and the company's resources. 
Your tasks :
•    Support and expansion of offer and acquisition activities
•    Support of existing key accounts
•    Creation of individual offers taking into account customer requirements
•    Setting up the winning strategy in the acquisition, offer and negotiation phase
•    Independent conduct of negotiations with customers and their documentation
•    Interface between customer and internal departments
•    Implementation of strategic goals in sales
•    Intensive development of the market and observation of competitive activities
Your profile :
•    Successfully completed studies (business administration, industrial engineering, engineering, etc.)
•    Many years of professional experience in a technical-commercial interface function
•    Demonstrable success in the distribution of products requiring explanation in the industrial environment, ideally background from the rail transport industry
•    Commercial / commercial knowledge as well as in the drafting of contracts for capital goods
•    High customer and service orientation combined with a clearly structured entrepreneurial approach
•    Negotiation skills and assertiveness
•    Confident appearance in an international environment
•    Strong ability to communicate and work in a team
•    Flexibility and willingness to travel within Europe
•    Fluent in German and English
•    Safe handling of MS Office




We offer:
•    An attractive workplace in the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region
•    A motivated team in an international environment
•    Challenging tasks and a diverse working day
Please send your application to Susanne Lindemaier


Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:

Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 

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