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 2017 were approximately EUR 3.2 billion. Our more than 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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Area Sales Manager Eastern Europe (m/f)

Business line: EMEA
Country: Austria
Czech Republic
Location: Home Office
Job description: We are offering the position of an entrepreneur within the company. A combination of leadership, sales resource development and coordination across the Eastern Europe Region, cost and profit responsibility and keeping the balance with other departments companies and even countries within the Valmet group, while at the same time delivering the customer needs at plant level.
The task varies from team development, resource allocation and performance assessments to orchestration of Product Specialists, Engineers and Service Technicians in order to meet customer’s needs. And, of course, making sure to be a contributing part of the Valmet Sales organization.
If you are an enthusiastic leader, an experienced Sales Manager who feels “at home” in Eastern Europe, if customer orientation is part of your DNA and at the same time you care about margin and profit as well, then you are exactly the one we are looking for.
Requirements: Ideally your proven track record consists of:
- applied strong leadership skills
- proven track record in sales
- good decision making and change management skills
- stress management and working with many customer projects simultaneously
- financial understanding for decision making and sales and management purposes
- good communications skills in English, both in written and oral
- experience in the pulp and paper industry
- mobility in all respects
- excellent project management
- the strong wish to be responsible and take the lead
We offer: A unique position within a healthy and dynamic group.
The opportunity to take real responsibility and to move things forward.
A solid and fair package with a fixed salary, company car, bonus and other benefits.

We offer a great opportunity to take part in the development of Valmet Sales, great colleagues with team-oriented, informal, international and inspiring working environment. We encourage and cherish an innovative culture - Sales is the right place for development minded people who enjoy working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment full of opportunities!
Additional information: If you would like to join the team, please apply on our career portal
For further information please contact Manfred Eberhardt mobile: +49 173 3080 504
or Philip Kratzenberg from HR mobile: +49 173 3080 019

We are looking forward to receiving your application