Sales Manager, Paper & Board Converting and Nonwoven (m/f/d)

Valmet GmbH

📍Oberhaching, Leverkusen, Madrid, Amersfoort, Bordeaux, Mailand
🏡 Teilweise Remote
📑 Permanent contract
⏱ Full time
📣 Sales
💼 Professional


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  • At Valmet you will have the chance to transform entire industries by offering a unique combination of technology, automation and service with sustainability as a key driver. To enhance our Automation Systems growth in new industries, we are now looking for an experienced Sales Manager focusing on Paper and Board Converting and Nonwoven, such as Corrugators, Self-adhesive laminators & coaters and Extrusion coating industries.
  • You are the key player ensuring the successful development of sales in these industries. The preferred location is in Germany, but you could be located also in other Western European countries. You could work from the home office or have an office seat in one of our locations.
  • As a Sales Manager you will have a direct sales responsibility to your customers in Western Europe. You will develop and execute strategic sales initiatives to target and acquire customers within the focus industries. You are expected to:
  • Cultivate and nurture strong relationships with existing and prospective customers to reach the sales targets.
  • Utilize thorough market research to identify emerging business opportunities and stay abreast of industry trends and competitive activities.
  • Collaborate seamlessly with cross-functional teams to deliver top-notch technical support and customized solutions that meet and exceed customer expectations.
  • Provide regular reports on sales activities, and to bring market insights and customer feedback to our product group and R&D in order to develop our industry specific winning concepts further.

Hard skills

  • Extensive background and proven experience at least in one of these industries: Corrugated, Non-woven, Laminators & Coaters or Extrusion coating.
  • Strong sales mindset and capability to work with customers on many levels.
  • Seasoned in working within a matrix organization, displaying exceptional adaptability and the capability to excel in an independent sales role.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with an excellent command of the English language (both spoken and written) being indispensable.
  • Fluency in at least one of the following languages as a mother tongue: German, French, Spanish or Italian. Ideally, you would also have professional proficiency in at least one of these languages.
  • Willingness to travel within the designated territory, with occasional support provided to other areas as required.


  • This position is a highly interesting and new role at Valmet. You will have a vast opportunity to make an impact by expanding our business to new customers and industries. Through your work you can bring the future to your customers, contribute to the success of the organization and find opportunities for personal development. On top of that, you will be a part of a community characterized by its engagement and ambition for driving our business forward. We pay attention to create an enjoyable and rewarding work environment.
  • In addition, we offer you an attractive compensation package including comprehensive benefits, up-to-date work tools and a wide variety of different learning opportunities.

Valmet is where the best talent from a wide variety of backgrounds comes together. With 17,500 professionals around the world, we are the leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries, and serve an even wider base of process industries with our automation systems and flow control solutions. Our commitment to moving our customers’ performance forward requires creativity, technological innovations, service know-how – and above all, teamwork.

Do you have great interest in top-notch technology as well as the drive and commitment to develop and deliver the best results?

Sales Manager, Paper & Board Converting and Nonwoven (m/f/d)

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