Multifaceted perspectives

You will be a core member of the VON ARDENNE North America Sales Team. This includes generating revenue through actively promoting, marketing, and selling VON ARDENNE coating systems to all industries. You will be responsible for effectively communicating customer expectations and technical requirements to sales, product, and technology teams of the respective industry management within the VON ARDENNE Headquarters. You will be required to identify, establish, and maintain strong relationships with industry influencers and strategic partners. In addition, your responsibilities will include the following:

Taking responsibility together
  • Developing and revising equipment (and upgrade) sales proposals and quotations in close collaboration with the respective Industry at VON ARDENNE Headquarters
  • Identifying market/customer needs/technical requirements and deriving appropriate product development needs for VON ARDENNE Headquarters
  • Calculating budgetary prices and understanding the costs associated with the sales
  • Preparing periodic sales reports showing sales volume, potential sales, and areas of proposed client base expansion
  • Creating and implementing sales arguments, documents, and pricing strategies
  • Monitoring competitors and new market entrants’ strategies and products, sales revenue, and marketing activities
  • Establishing and maintaining an excellent corporate image at customer visits, trade shows/conferences, and in any communication
  • Supporting the respective Business Area at VON ARDENNE Headquarters in developing programs that increase equipment and upgrade annual sales revenue
  • Significant travel, including international, is required
Contribute own competencies
  • You have, at a minimum, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Management, or Engineering/Technology
  • At least five (5) years of international B2B capital equipment sales experience
  • In-depth knowledge of the vacuum coating market and the challenges associated with it, whereby you are also familiar with promising technologies
  • A strong customer orientation in combination with convincing sales and conceptual skills
  • Self-motivated and striving to succeed in a competitive environment, combined with intercultural competence and an enjoyment of extensive national and international travel
  • A familiarity with public relations, including global association work and international presentations and conferences

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree preferred
  • At least 8 years of international B2B capital equipment sales experience
  • Experience working in a multinational environment
Benefits
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For reasons of better readability, no gender-specific differentiation is made. Corresponding terms apply in principle to all genders for the purposes of equal treatment.

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Application process

Have you found a suitable job offer or would you like to send us an unsolicited application?

Applying to VON ARDENNE is very easy and only takes a few minutes. Here you will find the most important information about our application process.

You can easily submit your application in our online portal. Please upload your informative CV as well as your references and a cover letter. We first review your application in our HR department and then in the relevant department.

Our first meeting usually takes place as an online meeting. In this initial exchange, you and your future manager will get to know each other. During the interview, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the position and the company.

During a personal interview on site, you will learn more about our location and your future workplace. In this in-depth exchange, we discuss all the requirements and framework conditions for the job. Of course, we will also answer all your questions.

Note: If you apply for one of our apprenticeships, an aptitude test will follow at this point.

Once we have decided to work with each other, you will receive a binding contract offer. We will present all conditions and benefits to you in a joint discussion. Now you can get started at VON ARDENNE!

Onboarding

We want your start at VON ARDENNE to be successful from the very beginning.

In our onboarding program, you will receive a comprehensive overview of our company in addition to your professional induction.

As part of the contract handover, you will receive a checklist to prepare your start at VON ARDENNE. We will also provide you with the access data for your employee account, which you can already use from the comfort of your own home. Here you can prepare for your first day at work, e.g. upload a photo for your employee ID card.

The first working day starts together for all new employees. At interdepartmental informational events, you will get an overview of the company and can make initial contacts. You will also receive your technical equipment on your first day of work.

Now the technical training starts. During the initial period, your individual on-the-job training plan will provide you with an orientation on all subject areas and the relevant contact persons. If you have any questions or need help, your manager and the team are always available to advise you. In addition, we offer a variety of formats for networking and knowledge sharing.

In the course of joint discussions, we provide mutual feedback regarding your entry into the company. Even after your onboarding, we remain in constant communication. In our annual development meetings, we regularly talk about your career prospects and additional development steps at VON ARDENNE.

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