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Sales Engineer Robotics Netherlands

27 March 2024


Discover your impact with KUKA

KUKA offers an enormous spectrum of possibilities to advance your career, live your passions and unlock your potential. We´re one of the world's leading automation specialists, offering global opportunities in areas such as robotics, automation, logistics, software solutions and electronics. If you´re a go-getter, a visionary with bold ambitions and believer in collaboration and mutual respect, then you're poised for success here at KUKA. To expand our activities in the rapidly growing Dutch market, we are looking for a robotics sales engineer responsible for the provinces North and South Holland and Utrecht.  

Short Facts

  • Houthalen
    Houthalen, Netherlands
  • KUKA
    KUKA
    hybrid
  • Sales
    Sales
  • Permanent Position
    Permanent Position

Responsibilities

Make an impact

Within this position you are the primary sales contact of KUKA toward system integrators, machine builders and end customers. You have a bridging role between customers and KUKA's internal organization.  
  • Manage accounts and develops new accounts to generate growth in sales, profitability, market share and customer satisfaction.
  • Developing both new and existing customer relationships in your region.
  • Represents KUKA Robotics professionally as part of the global operating holding company KUKA AG in order to improve and grow our business in Benelux.
  • Identifies potential new accounts/customers and new market opportunities.
  • Performs on-site visits at existing and potential customer locations.
  • Prepare quotations in a professional manner, with a sense of detail and tidiness you ensure that everything KUKA stands for is clearly communicated. You can count on the support of your colleagues.
  • Follows-up on sales leads and updates Salesforce status with the timeframe required by organization.
  • Provides updated sales forecast utilizing Salesforce on a monthly basis.
  • Maintains customer contact database through Salesforce.
  • Monitors the competition’s products and notifies management of benchmarks.
  • Provides input to our marketing and participates in trade fairs
  • Develops and maintains long-term business relationships between KUKA BNL, EMEA region and Headquarters

Application Requirements

What you need to succeed
  • You are in possession of either:
    • a commercial Bachelor's or Master's degree with a strong affinity for technology.
    • a technical Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with a strong affinity for sales.
  • The ideal candidate has gained commercial experience at a machine builder or system integrator or in the sale of components to these types of companies.
  • All applicants must be excellent face-to-face communicators and able to demonstrate success and experience in managing external partners and internal resources.
  • The successful applicant must be self-driven, result oriented with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high quality and business profit.
  • The successful candidate must be professional, credible and comfortable in dealing with technical department managers up to senior company level.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries from customers
  • Ability to write reports, proposals, presentations and sales arguments that conform to prescribed style and format.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, clients, customers and/or board of directors.
  • Position require strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate technical information and instructions to non-technical and technical individuals alike.
  • Good practice of written and oral Dutch  and English.
Onboarding
Attractive special payments Bonus
Hybrid working

 

Our promise to you

Our culture is deeply rooted in our passion to make robotics and automatic solutions accessible and easy to use. The result? We make peoples´ lives easier and safer, across the world. Diversity is the beating heart of our company - and we appreciate every single one of our bright and bold brainiacs. We encourage everyone to bring their full selves to work, fostering an environment where inspiration, expertise, and personal growth can flourish. Our collective goal? To achieve greatness and ignite innovative, positive change - not only within the automation industry but also beyond its boundaries. And in return, we prioritize creating a supportive, empowering, and caring environment for all.

 

Perks and benefits

As part of our commitment to the well-being of our employees, we offer a range of comprehensive perks and benefits. From competitive salary packages to flexible work schedules, and professional development opportunities, we aim to provide a holistic approach to employee satisfaction. We believe in recognizing and appreciating the hard work and dedication of our workforce, and our perks reflect this commitment. Our goal is to create a workplace where employees feel valued, motivated, and inspired to contribute their best. Join us and enjoy the rewards of being part of a company that prioritizes the well-being and growth of its team.

 

DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) statement 

Our core belief is in treating each other with kindness, an open mind, and mutual respect, creating an environment where everyone feels empowered to bring their authentic selves to work.

KUKA is a company committed to equal opportunities. We manage every application with meticulous care and consideration - with a decision-making process that pays no heed to your origin, educational background, age, gender, sexual orientation, or your religious or political beliefs. If you join KUKA, you will have ample opportunities to share what motivates you and what defines your individuality.

 

Join the journey!

If you think a career with KUKA could be what you are looking for, we´d love to hear from you.

We´re looking forward to receiving your application!

Start date: Immediately

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