Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers.

Valmet's strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bioenergy production. Our advanced services and automation solutions improve the reliability and performance of our customers' processes and enhance the effective utilization of raw materials and energy.

Valmet's net sales in 2015 were approximately EUR 2.9 billion. Our 12,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward - every day. Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

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Automation Pulp Solutions Sales Manager (Spain & France)

Business line: Automation
Country: France
Location: Madrid (other locations could be considered)
Job description: Are you the new service-minded leader we are looking for?

Valmet's automation solutions are designed to maximize the profitability of our customers' businesses by improving their production performance and their cost, material and energy efficiency, following our commitment of safety comes first. Our analyzers and measurement solutions portfolio includes long tradition of pioneering innovative measurement solutions in challenging process areas.

We are currently recruiting an Automation Solutions Sales Manager for Pulp Industry whose main responsibility will be to manage the customer accounts in Spain and France.

The area office is located in Madrid, but the position could be in home office.

Main responsibilities:

- Management of existing accounts in the Pulp industry in Spain and France for the Valmet automation solutions including Analyzers & Measurement and Advanced Process Controls.
- Identify business growth potential within current accounts and own prospecting to grow sales, working together with sales & services teams to maximize business opportunities
- Definition and coordination of the regional sales according to the corporate strategic plan.
- Build awareness of market trends and competitor products/activity
- Build a trustful and close relationship with the customers, being available for problem advising and aware of their technical needs for optimization and solutions.
- Preparation of quotations and contracts negotiation with customers
Requirements: - Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering or similar
- Bilingual in Spanish and French and fluent in English
- Minimum a 5 years working experience in a similar role
- Strong knowledge in automation systems and Pulp industrial process.
- Strong knowledge in analyzers & measurements products
- Great interpersonal skills, self-starter with a strong customer and results orientation.
- Willingness to travel up to 75% of working time in Spain and France.
We offer: Incorporation to a leading multinational company in a long term project, being part of a dynamic and professional team work and a competitive retribution package.
Additional information: That feeling when everything works together is what makes working at Valmet unique.If you are interested in this vacancy, please submit your application online with your CV in English in our corporate career site (

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