GEA Group

Area Sales Manager for Small Scale Spray Dryers

GEA Group

GEA – „engineering for a better world“

GEA is one of the largest suppliers for the food processing industry and a wide range of other industries that generated consolidated revenues of approximately EUR 4.9 billion in 2019. The international technology group focuses on process technology, components and sustainable energy solutions for sophisticated production processes in various end-user markets.

The group generates around 70 percent of its revenue in the food and beverages sector that enjoys long-term sustainable growth. As of December 31, 2019, the company employed about 18,500 people worldwide.

GEA is a market and technology leader in its business areas. GEA is listed on the German MDAX and the STOXX® Europe 600 Index and also included in the DAX 50 ESG and MSCI Global Sustainability indexes.
Düsseldorf, Germany

Area Sales Manager for Small Scale Spray Dryers

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Your responsibilities and tasks:

GEA is a world-leading process engineering group offering equipment and project solutions. The portfolio includes technologies relevant for the Chemical and Pharmaceutical industry as well as for the Food and Dairy industry. For the business unit Chemical Drying, we are seeking a new international Area Sales Manager to join our team handling Small Scale Spray Dryers.

You will pursue sales leads in close collaboration with our global market companies helping customers finding the right drying solution. This involves process and plant specification, product test work, cost and sales price setting, preparation of quotations as well as final contract negotiations with customers.

You will be supported by an experienced team of internal experts in technology centers, application development and project execution.

You are furthermore involved in several activities to strengthen our long term business growth and market position. This involves participation in international exhibitions and conferences, market and industry research, exploration of new business opportunities as well as implementation of strategic initiatives as set up by the management.

GEA offers a well-functioning and contemporary working environment where you will work closely with customers and internal experts. GEA offers great opportunities for personal and professional competence development. The position is based in Soeborg, Copenhagen and international travel amounts to 20-40 days per year.

Your profile and qualifications:

  • You hold a degree in chemical or mechanical engineering, and you have experience within the field.
  • You are familiar with production process and equipment applied in the Food, Chemical or Pharmaceutical industry and can translate this into attractive plant design and quotation.
  • You have a successful track record within technical project sales and possess the necessary cross-cultural understanding and language skills to plan and carry out complex sales process internationally. You are also expected to have the necessary business understanding to handle negotiations independently.
  • You have a collaborative mindset and understand how to engage virtual international teams drawing relevant expertise into your projects across GEA and the customers’ organization.
  • You are mastering English at high level in writing as well as verbal and you are mastering IT programs in the MS Office portfolio (especially Power Point & Word) and are used to work with administrative tools (SAP, CRM systems etc.)

Would you like to know more?

If you would like to find out more about this position before submitting your application, please do not hesitate to contact Head of Sales, Chemical Drying, Tonny Christensen at phone no. +45 21478382.

Please apply via the indicated link and send both a motivation letter and a CV. Note that GEA exclusively uses electronic recruiting and only applications received online will be considered.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

If you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach GEA Group directly to request this, as we're not responsible for the employer's application process.

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