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

Valmet's services cover everything from maintenance outsourcing to mill and plant improvements and spare parts. The strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bio-energy production. Valmet's advanced automation solutions range from single measurements to mill wide turnkey automation projects.

Valmet's net sales in 2016 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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Regional Sales Manager-PMC- Canada (North East and US west coast) Location to be decided

Business line: North America
Country: Canada
Location: To be decided
Job description: Summary

Responsible for managing and coordinating paper machine clothing sales, including technical support, application specifications, inventory/consignment analysis and coordination of schedules and activities of regional personnel within assigned region.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Coordination and management of all activities within assigned region to meet region sales targets.
• Secures orders from existing and potential customers by means of visiting the customer facility and other communication within assigned region.
• Secures opportunities to quote on customer requirements within assigned region
• Follows up on quotations submitted to customers within assigned region.
• Establishes professional relationships with appropriate customer personnel (purchasing, operations, quality assurance, mill management, etc.).
• Performs or supports other team members on field service, data collection, and support for customer with respect to paper machine clothing within own territory when applicable.
• Performs or supports other team members on minor equipment audits, and inventory audits, in support of customer contracts/agreements.
• Submits weekly activity/call reports concerning customer related activities for quotes, orders, and issues relative to customer/vendor relationship.
• Provides sales forecast/budget for assigned region.
• Provides competitor analysis within assigned region.
• Assist in collection of accounts receivable.
• Assist in data collection/distribution of marketing/sales/product launch/
• Coordinates region team’s weekly activities and schedules.
• Supports region team as necessary
• Performs all other assigned duties within assigned accounts.

Travel is required for this job.
Requirements: Supervisory Responsibilities

Product Sales Managers and Technical Service Engineers in the region report to this person.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Paper Science from four-year college or university; or equivalent Paper Mill experience is preferred.
We offer: We offer:

Valmet offers you a rewarding position with a global industry leader where you'll have the chance to put your education and experience to good use. As a global industry leader you'll have the ability to work with and learn from colleagues from across North America and around the world.

In addition to competitive wages, Valmet offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage as well as a pension plan, paid vacation, company holidays.

Additional information: Please contact, Francine Genest, Regional Hr Manager, for questions related to this position (