Our business is growing, and we are now looking for a
to a new component sales position located in Helsinki, Finland.
We want to increase focus on the piping and safety components in our portfolio for the pharma-, food- and chemical industry. Your task is to build and bring the component sales to a whole new level in Finland. You will be responsible for long-term and systematic sales work of products like PTFE hoses for demanding conditions, rupture discs, breather valves, and flame arrestors as well as special piping in glass-lined and PTFE-lined steel. You will represent well-known brands such as Continental Disc Corporation (CDC), Markert Group (Marsoflex), Mersen, and De Dietrich Process Systems.
As the sales manager, you will be responsible for the sales of your product portfolio to industrial customers throughout Finland. Succeeding in this role requires close collaboration with both customers and our suppliers in Central Europe. You will be our supplier’s representative in Finland. You are responsible for both acquiring new customers and maintaining and developing existing customer relationships. Your customers are typically maintenance professionals, production engineers, and piping designers.
For us, curiosity, and a desire to understand and solve even the smallest challenges of our customers is important. We want to be close to our customers and meet them both face-to-face and virtually. Your work includes customer meetings and travels in Finland (a total of about 20-30 nights a year). The task requires a B-class driving license.
We are looking for you who has
- Commercial or technical education
- Proven track-record of systematic sales work in a B2B environment
- Interest in technology and constant interest in learning new things
- Ability to find and build long-term customer relationships that work for all parties
- Excellent Finnish and English language skills. Our corporate language is English, so in this position, you will use both languages daily.
We hope that you are already passionate about sales and that you enjoy exploring new business opportunities. You have a real hunger for growing and further developing your product portfolio. Your products are widely used in the industry, so experience of working in an industrial environment is an advantage. We hope you have excellent interaction skills, word readiness and social intelligence to handle even the most challenging sales situations. You have a positive attitude, and you see solutions instead of challenges. You are a self-motivating team player who knows how to make the best use of the resources and people around you.
We offer you
This is a position where you get the opportunity to work independently in a challenging and diverse sales role with well-known products. You will get strong support from our sales team and suppliers in learning your products and getting to know your customers. Our motto is “One Region One Team” and our team will be happy to help and support you regardless of the office location.
We state “We develop people, processes and markets” and we are committed to supporting your personal development and give you the opportunity to develop your own role. We offer you Addtech Academy training and other courses as well as mentoring and personal sales coaching.
The task is permanent and will start as agreed / as soon as possible. Our Finnish office is located in newly renovated premises in Konala, Helsinki, with good transport connections. We invest in job satisfaction, working together, and learning across borders. We offer you good employment benefits, your own office as well as social and supporting colleagues. We believe in long-term sales work and we offer a fixed salary to all our sales managers. We are no fans of clocking the job, we believe freedom and responsibility bring the expected result.
Thurne is a Nordic technology trading company with offices in Stockholm, Helsinki, Copenhagen, Riga, and Poznan. Thurne is an independent subsidiary of the publicly listed technical trade group Addtech, www.addtech.fi, which focuses on high-tech products and solutions. Thurne supplies process equipment, systems, and components to the Nordic, Baltic, and Polish industries with a focus on process efficiency, safety, and the environment. Our growing team consists of 29 employees, seven of them in Finland. The corporate culture is characterized by curiosity, creativity, and a strong drive to develop people, processes and markets.
Are you interested in this position? Press the link and apply by February 2nd, 2021.
This recruitment process is managed by Oy Adiente Ab.
Got any questions about this position?
For more information, please contact:
Senior HR Consultant Marika Högström-Andersson
Phone: 050 572 6439