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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Mill Sales Manager - US Northeast

Business line: North America
Country: USA
Location: Rochester, NY
Job description: Are you interested in playing a key role in building and maintaining solid working relationships with customers. The goal of the Mill Sales Manager is to seek out and clearly understand the needs and concerns of our customers within the pulp & paper industry and determine how Valmet can partner with them. This requires a firm grasp of the sales process and a willingness to work cooperatively with our customers, and also internally with our Valmet experts, to ensure the right solutions at the right time. This can involve equipment upgrades, rebuilds, repairs, and parts and services. You’ll also have the opportunity to flex your experience regarding marketing and brand building to achieve key targeted business goals for all of Valmet’s product lines.

Key Responsibilities include:

• Promoting and selling the entire Valmet solutions offering within assigned regional territory.
• Exploring performance concerns and securing opportunities to quote on customer needs with focus on Valmet’s broad range of technologies and solutions.
• Since you work closely with your customers you'll spend time visiting their facilities - this could entail travel up to 60% within your defined territory to ensure their satisfaction.
Requirements: Well qualified candidates will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Business or Engineering or related degree from a four-year college or University; 5 to 10 years' related experience in various positions within a paper mill such as machine engineer, process manager, paper mill operations or maintenance management or service supplier to the industry; and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

This position will cover New York and Pennsylvania territories and will work from home office within that region.

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Please note that any offer of employment is contingent upon a background check and drug screen.
We offer: We offer you a challenging position with the leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. Our working environment is team-orientated, international and focused on growth. We value and encourage an innovative culture that suits development-minded people who enjoy working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. All this comes with a generous and comprehensive benefits package as well.
Additional information: We look forward to receiving applications from interested candidates. If you have a question before applying, please contact Regional Human Resources Manager Barb Barr or Ted Fitzsimmons. Please do not send your resume directly. The best way to make sure you're included in the recruiting process is to submit your application through our online system.