Vacancy Sales Engineer

Job description:

In this position you will be involved in the entire customer journey ; from lead generation, technical sales definition, negotiations, to project kick off and customer service.   The person will be involved in strategic activities with our network of global customers; flexibility to undertake various different business situations is a must. Of course, you will not do this on your own, but together with the Sales team that currently consists of four people: Andrea Baldolini, Charlene van Wingerden, Emiel de Voogd and Lucas Janssen. 

Because we want to further expand the scope of our sales activities and with that also the sales team, we are seeking for a Sales Engineer who fits in and can support the team, and who can grow to complete sales projects successfully.

Activities:

  • Handling requests from new and existing customers
  • Managing the sales processes 
  • Maintaining contacts in CRM software
  • Trade fair visits and active involvement in other events
  • Customer visits, both at CEAD premises and at customers’ sites (both in the Netherlands and internationally). 
  • Collaborates with the Sales team in the definition of sales budgets ensuring the strategic goals fulfillment.
  • Ensures constant monitoring of the assigned market area/ customers in terms of current/potential customers, risks and economic trends in the definition of the most effective promotional activities for business development and consolidation.
  • Ensures formulation of proposals in order to meet the customer needs  by managing both financial aspects and business negotiation process.

Your Experience

We are looking for a person with a technical background and business acumen who gets a lot of energy out of understanding and grasping customer needs. Our sales process is quite technical due to the product and market, so affinity and experience with that is important. 

Your skills:

  • Good knowledge of English language, both verbally and in writing.  If you can speak more world languages, that is more than welcome!
  • Good knowledge of the German language is  considered a plus
  • Customer oriented mindset
  • Proactive, autonomous and team worker
  • Ability to work in challenging & demanding situations
  • Technical affinity and interest in our products
  • Social, proactive and flexible attitude
  • Experience with Microsoft Office & good presentation skills 
  • Experience with CAD tools , Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign is an advantage.

What do we offer?

  • Appropriate salary, and good other secondary conditions (CAO M&T) 
  • A job within a young, very successful and strongly growing company where people work with a lot of passion and enthusiasm.
  • A job within an innovative and dynamic organization 
  • Possibility to learn, grow and experiment yourself in a cool and demanding market
  • Work within an international team

The organization

CEAD BV, located in Delft, founded in 2014 by Maarten Logtenberg (CTO) and Lucas Janssen (CEO).  By now, CEAD is a leading supplier of large scale thermoplastic composite 3D printing solutions. CEAD Solutions cover a wide range of stand-alone print heads, turnkey  robotic solutions and gantry systems that are delivered and installed all over the world. CEAD develops unique technologies that make it possible to print large format composite and plastic parts. With its technology, CEAD is unique in the world and we are focused on continuous development. 

CEAD is a fast growing company with  32 employees, where  young motivated professionals are  working together with a lot of passion for technology and innovation. Driven to find creative solutions for all of CEAD’s customers and their applications in, among others, the maritime, construction, infrastructure, automotive and aviation sectors. 

On the one hand, CEAD is an organisation that builds machines on a serial basis and puts them on the market, and on the other hand, CEAD is a dynamic R&D environment where improvements are made to existing technology and the development of new technology is continuously sought.  We invest a lot in R&D and perform research with our customers in order to ensure that our technology is applied effectively. 

Our solutions are generating  a strong market demand  that has skyrocketed in the last few years and continues to do so. Since we are growing rapidly with a strong desire to further professionalize the processes and procedures,  we are looking forward to strengthening our Sales Team with a motivated Sales engineer.  

Are you excited?

If you recognize yourself in this profile and are interested, please send your CV and motivation to HR@ceadgroup.com stating the job title.

For questions or additional information, please contact:
Suda Klingenberg at HR@ceadgroup.com

An assessment can be part of this procedure.

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.