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Business Development Manager (m/f/d) Global - Mobile Machinery

General information

Measuring, controlling and evaluating – when it comes to pioneering automation and digitisation technology, the ifm group is the ideal partner. Since its foundation in 1969 ifm has developed, produced and sold sensors, controllers, software and systems for industrial automation worldwide. As one of the pioneers of Industry 4.0, ifm develops and implements consistent solutions to digitise the entire value chain "from sensor to ERP". Today, the family-run ifm group is in its second generation. It has more than 7,300 employees in 95 countries and is one of the worldwide market leaders.

At our headquarter in Essen (Germany) we are looking for you as

Business Development Manager (m/f/d) Global - Mobile Machinery

Ref.Nr.: 2020-1232

Your Tasks

The mobile machinery sector is a fast growing and exciting industry. Covering areas such as Construction, Port, Municipalities, Airport, Mining, Transport, Agriculture etc, the applications for our products are varied and numerous, and continuously increasing in both amount and complexity. As the market leader in this area, ifm offers you the perfect conditions to help us strengthen and further improve our position.

  • You will have the chance to develop one of ifm's key industries in terms of sales, marketing and product direction
  • You will coordinate the selection and management of strategies together with the worldwide Key Accounts and the internationally based Key Account Managers and evaluate the corresponding results
  • You will collect product and service requirements and implement them together with Product Management
  • Close cooperation with the colleagues in our worldwide subsidiaries, both from sales and development/ production, to ensure ifm meets its business goals in terms of sales, profitability and value proposition
  • If necessary, you will be actively involved in sales processes involving key customers
Your Profile
  • You have several years of international experience in the market for mobile machines
  • You know the challenges and business requirements in the mobile machine industry
  • You are willing to go on international business trips (> 50 days / year)
  • Your fluent knowledge of English and a good knowledge of German complete your profile

We offer

  • A permanent position in a successful family owned company
  • Performance is rewarded at ifm: Success bonus based on the company's profit
  • A neutral company car for private use also
  • 30 annual leave days as well as paid leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Extensive social benefits such as a company pension scheme
Apply now – we look forward to hearing from you!
ifm electronic gmbh
Melanie Graf
Friedrichstraße 1 - 45128 Essen Essen (Germany)
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As an internationally operating company, ifm naturally employs people of any ethnic, gender, age, religion or other personal characteristics. We therefore look forward to applications from all qualified people. The designations mentioned in the job description are therefore only a neutral description of the position or the qualification sought - but not the person.