Join our team: Sales Engineer – Projects

Do you want to work in a responsible position, within a high technology company and in an international environment? We are looking for an experienced Sales Engineer to market and introduce our technology on a global level.

Galvatek is one of the leading suppliers of surface treatment plants globally. We have delivered over 600 plants over the past 40 years. We offer customer-tailored plant projects, from initial design to turnkey delivery and related support services.

Galvatek belongs to the Belgian CMI group and its surface treatment division which is one of the leading and growing actors in the global surface treatment market.

About CMI Group

For more than 200 years, CMI has been providing answers to the needs of its times.

Today, CMI catalyses opportunities by conceiving, modernizing and maintaining equipment in the fields of energy, defence, industry, environment and rail. With more than 6,000 collaborators, it achieves a turnover of 1.3 billion euros from its head office in Seraing (Belgium) and its numerous implantations Europe, the United States, Africa, Brazil, Russia, India, New Caledonia and China.

Job description

We are looking for a technical orientated Sales Engineer to our projects department in Lahti.

As Sales Engineer you will be a member in our sales team where you actively participate in marketing actions as well as offer preparation / pricing and quotation presentations to the customers. The quotation presentations to the customers includes both technical and commercial argumentation so you must be able to present these in the first stage and receive the customer reactions. Our main customers are in the global aviation industry worldwide having high expectations besides technology also on our personnel.

Sales Engineer will coordinate his work with business area managers and offering team. He will also personally make offers including pricing and factory planning. Besides personal contact calls, sales and marketing visits and other sales activities he will organise and run strategically important marketing activities e.g. symposiums and exhibitions.

The Employee undertakes to perform also other work duties indicated by the Employer within his directive powers. When needed you may also need to act as a project manager.

Our markets are global, and you are prepared to travel 60-70 days a year and keep in contact with existing and new potential customers. You will also need to collaborate with our sales partners and sister companies in the CMI Group both in France and China.

What we expect from you

We expect that you will have several years’ experience in investment project sales on international markets and that the project business is familiar to you. You also have some experience in project pricing and understand the content of a project budget.

We expect that you have an adequate technical education (MSc or BSc) and will be able to adapt the technical particularities of surface treatment equipment and Galvatek technology after a training period.

The training period will consist of actual hands on participation in sales processes as well as pricing methods and principles in Galvatek.

We expect you to have an entrepreneurial hands-on attitude, have strong communication skills and be experienced as team member.  As over 90% of our business comes from international delivery projects you should be fluent in both English and Finnish, and any other language skills will be considered an advantage.

What we have to offer

We offer you an interesting job in an organisation that always appreciates high quality. You will have the chance to use and develop all your skills. You will be working mostly with clients from the aviation industry who expect extremely high quality and reliability.

As a part of an international growing group with activities in each continent we can also in the future offer you more interesting working opportunities within the CMI Group.

We offer you the chance to travel internationally and to work with people from other exiting cultures. Galvatek is a truly international company, and the majority of our products have been exported already for many decades.

Further information:

Ulf Pråhl, Managing Director,

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Ulf Pråhl

Senior Advisor
+358 3 526 6600

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