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Area Sales Manager Aerospace

Company: Saertex USA, LLC
Location: 12200 My. Holly-Huntersville Rd., Huntersville, NC 28078
Job Type: Full-Time

 

Job Description

Position's Targets: 

  • Secure existing business and maintain strong relationship to customers in North and South America.
  • Program- and project management to grow aerospace activities, in particular in military programs.

Main Tasks: 

  • Accommodate existing customers
  • Win new customers / business development (civil and military)
  • Assess potentials and analyses market of NA and SA
  • Reply to customer requests and prepare quotations
  • Manage product launches from prototyping to qualification to series manufacture
  • Support material screenings
  • Participate in national and international exhibitions, conferences and trade shows.
  • Contribute to government funded projects
  • Project and one-off tasks upon requested

Key Indicators:

  • Sales development
  • Order Intake and order balance
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Business/project development and chances

Job Qualifications

  • Prerequisite US citizen, strong military track record in army aviation or air force, personnel network to decision makers (civ. & mil.) in design, materials and processes, ideally willingness to move 12-18 months to Germany, or to visit for a few weeks’ time. Position can be remote to home.
  • Education Masters in Aeronautical Engineering or similar degree accompanied by 3 years aerospace practice
  • Job qualification Functional: Knowledge in aerospace and space technology as well as textile engineering, detailed market insight, advanced IT skills, presentation techniques
  • Personality: strong communications skills, willingness to travel, team player, negotiation skills, high social intelligence, able to uphold high level of motivation without short-term successes
  • Languages: English (mother tongue), additional Spanish and German are an advantage
  • Professional Experiences: >5 years, of which min. 3 are in sales – ideally in aerospace, familiar with composite materials and their manufacturing processes, experiences in carbon materials and their screening/qualification requirements for aerospace

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