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Key Account Manager DIAMOND and HARD CARBON Europe

Oerlikon Balzers is market leader for surface solutions for various industrial applications. Our coatings increase the sustainability and performance of forming tools, cutting tools and components within the manufacturing industry. Today our organization is located worldwide in more than 130 countries. The Key Account Manager DIAMOND and HARD CARBON Europe (m/f) we are looking for will be working at Oerlikon Balzers Luxembourg (LU). The Benelux organization contains the following sites: Tiel (NL), Sint-Truiden (B) and Niedercorn (LU).


Responsible for the Sales Development of our premium products BALINIT DIAMOND and BALINIT HARD CARBON in Europe Development of new Key Accounts and continuous expansion of business with existing accounts with focus on tool manufacturer and end-user in related industries (aerospace, molds & dies, medical, etc..) Closely coordinate and support local sales organizations in business development Implementation of Global Product Strategy in Europe and support for developing the global strategies Work closely with the production of Oerlikon Balzers Luxembourg in order to set up customers projects and translate the customer needs Generate profitable orders in the selected segment

We expect

Field sales and Key Account experience (5-10 working years) in cutting tools Experience in applications of cutting tools in CFRP or Graphite is beneficial Good client relationship attitudes: understanding of client’s process characteristics and high level of cutting expertise to be able to soundly advise/ consult the customer Creativity, innovation, orientation, solution oriented approach, team worker Excellent knowledge of English , any additional language is beneficial (i.e. German, French, Italian, Spanish) Willingness to travel minimum 50%, focused on UK, Italy, Spain, France and Germany

We offer

An exciting opportunity in fast growing industries (Aerospace, Medical) where outstanding results can be achieved by close cooperation with customer and entrepreneurship

She/he will report directly to the Global Market Segment Manager DIAMOND and HARD CARBON.