Posted 5 days ago

European Sales Manager – Semiconductors
Salary Circa: €70,000 – €100,000 DOE (or equivalent in local currency) + 20% OTE (Paid Bi-annually) + Monthly Car Allowance + Private Healthcare & Medical Cash Back Plan + Pension Scheme + Employee Share Purchase Scheme + 24 days holiday (plus public holidays specific to your country/region) + Laptop + Mobile Phone
Territory: Central Europe (Focus on DACH & Benelux areas)
Ideal home location: Germany, Switzerland or Netherlands and living in a commutable distance to an international airport

The role of European Sales Manager:

  • 3 – 5+ years of successful sales experience in a Semiconductor equipment Account Manager, European Sales Representative, Sales Specialist, Business Development Manager position
  • Bachelor’s degree – preferably in a technical engineering discipline
  • You will have current experience of either selling directly to Semiconductor equipment manufacturers (OEMs) or end users
  • Established relationships within the semiconductor industry
  • Understanding of factory processes related to the Semiconductor industry is an advantage
  • Full & valid driving licence and passport to travel
  • Willingness to travel across Europe working in a global team of professionals
  • You must have demonstrated success in driving best of class customer satisfaction as seen through the customer’s eyes
  • Demonstrated strong will to understand customers, market dynamics and future trends
  • Experience of MS Office required
  • Experience of Salesforce and/or Oracle a strong positive

The role of European Sales Manager:

  • As the European Sales Manager for my client’s Semiconductor Group, you will be responsible for managing sales activities for major multinational Semiconductor Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) based in Europe such as ASML, Axtron & EV Group to name just a few
  • Working from your home office you are responsible for the overall sales strategies and results
  • Plan and direct all sales activities including planning and implementing forecasts, developing policies
  • Establishes short and long-term objectives, strategies and tactics in line with corporate objectives
  • Manages all sales related facets of strategic alignment, relationship management, sales process and engagement
  • Develops an integrated relationship model and sales approach that can allow my client to partner with the key account in a performance-based delivery model
  • Provides comprehensive reports regularly
  • Drives growth to achieve top line revenue while continually enhancing the level of customer satisfaction delivered to the customer
  • Development of market requirements and sales plans; establish both market and target customer strategies
  • Succinctly define new business opportunities, articulate business cases and drive effective decisions across senior management
  • Responsible for successfully managing the needs of customers in order to meet the company’s overall business plans and strategies
  • Sell consultatively and make recommendations to prospects and clients of the various solutions the company offers
  • Contribute to the development and presentation of Semi-Conductor products and solutions to customer needs

The Company & Potential:

  • My client is a global leading provider of automation, vacuum and instrumentation equipment for multiple markets, including semiconductor manufacturing, technology device manufacturing, and life sciences
  • You will be representing a true pioneer in the Semiconductor industry who are the market leader in their field
  • They are highly progressive and future opportunities in sales management and corporate leadership are available for the right candidate
  • The combination of unrivalled technology and a strong intellectual property portfolio allows them to offer a range of solutions that maximise productivity and minimise cost of ownership
  • Operating globally, with the UK, Europe, USA and Japan accounting for the majority of their market – you will have ultimate autonomy, managing your own diary but at the same time the company will support you – everyone works together collaboratively!

Apply today by sending your word CV to Oliver Gill of Langton Howarth Ltd via email to or call Oliver in confidence right now for more information on either: 0113 243 3499.

In order to be considered for the role you must have full right to work in Europe.

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