• Sandvik AB
  • Seymour , CT
  • Sales
  • Full-Time
  • 3 Nickelmine Dr

  • Job category: Sales and Product Service
  • Kanthal in Bethel, CT is looking for a

    If you have a proven background in experience in an industrial metal fabrication production environment, and want to take your career to the next level with a global leader, we want to hear from you!

    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, special alloys, as well as metallic and ceramic resistance materials for the most demanding industries. Its cutting-edge expertise is based on an integrated production platform and world-leading metallurgy and R&D. Operations are divided into four product areas: Tube, Strip, Wire and Heating Technology - and Primary Products.

    Key performance area

    Grow the Kanthal business via direct sales. Open new accounts and expand business with existing accounts working with both project type and repetitive business. Support the development, implementation and execution of sales plans and activities for the North American region. Develop an in-depth knowledge of the customer and market requirements within the specified sales region.

    Additionally, the Regional Sales Manager will:

  • Ensure personal and team safety and promote a 'Safety First' culture
  • Develop, lead, and execute a sales plan in your area of responsibility
  • Acquire in-depth knowledge of all Kanthal product offerings, current markets, value propositions and competitors
  • Qualify, manage and drive sales of certain products through our independent Sales Representative network in assigned territory.
  • Identify trend setting ideas relating to Kanthal s core competences by researching specific industries, events, publications and announcements
  • Communicate potential new business ideas to various levels of the organization
  • Investigate and focus on new applications in which heating technology can be used, implemented and developed
  • Work closely with both internal and external parties to execute pre-agreed strategies built around developing new business growth
  • Communicate to Sales Management all requested input associated with key competitors and market trends
  • Meet or exceed commitments established during the planning process each year
  • Weekly report associated with current sales, quotes and trends in the territory
  • Use established CRM tools per instruction from Sales Management
  • Proactive planning for customer visits and meetings
  • Participant in exhibitions and seminars related to our targeted markets
  • Provide supporting input for marketing and sales strategy
  • Provide accurate forecast input for the area of responsibility

    Your profile

    The ideal candidate must possess:

  • Excellent technical knowledge of heating and temperature sensing applications
  • Capable of selling technical products to engineers
  • Bachelor Degree required, Engineering or technical degree preferred
  • 60% overnight travel required
  • Structured personality with strong commitment
  • Capacity to handle high workloads
  • Strong communication skills and developed contact network into heating related industries
  • Service minded personality
  • Fluency in English is mandatory

    Benefits

    Sandvik offers a comprehensive total compensation package including a competitive benefits package of health, dental and disability insurance, and a 401(k) retirement savings plan. In addition, we provide opportunities for professional competence development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement.

    Kanthal 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.


  • Associated topics: administrative, director of sales, leader, principal, regional sales manager, sales leader, sales management, sales manager, team lead, team leader

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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