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Sales Engineer


Salary : €60,000
Location : Non UK
Job type : Permanent

Job Description

Midas Selection are currently working with a rapidly growing international automotive business who supply a wide range of high quality technical decorative plastic products and assemblies into the automotive manufacturing. The business exports to 17 different countries around the world from its production plants in Scotland and China, and is highly regarded by its global client base through its reputation for quality, innovation and its committed and professional workforce around the world.

We are looking to recruit for an experienced sales engineer / manager to join the existing German sales team. The successful candidate will be responsible for finding and winning new projects, and working alongside the field technical support and plant project team oversee the smooth development and launch of clients projects from a commercial stand point. The right candidate will be a natural business generator able to quickly seek out, build and develop relationships with clients, establishing a credible and professional standing within the clients organisation.

Given the technical nature of the products and services provided, a good technical understanding of injection moulding, decoration and associated tooling is essential. It is essential you will be experienced in working with Tier 1 & OEM automotive customers.


- Proven and recent success in selling technical decorative products into the automotive tier 1 community.
- Developed new business streams with new clients
- Established contacts / relationships with any / all of the following tier 1 clients relative to technical / decorative plastics; Valeo, Continental, Marquart, BHTC, ZF/TRW, Visteon, Kostal, Alps Electric, Mitsubishi, Panasonic, Faurecia, other tier 1s’
- Knowledge and experience of decorative IMD / IML / FIM process and / or printed electronics an advantage.
- Knowledge and experience of the costing process
- Possess and be able to demonstrate the necessary commercial / negotiation acumen required to fulfill the role successfully.
- Technical engineering qualification / certification and can demonstrate ability to understand 3D CAD

It is essential candidates are based in Germany & are completely fluent in German.