Technical Area Sales Manager | French

Zoetermeer, reference 2024-00079

Job description

What do you do on a daily basis?
  • As the Area Sales Manager, you will take over the customer base in France and Belgium that is currently handled by the Europe Managing Director;
  • Report all sales activities to the Europe Managing Director until a Regional Sales Director is appointed;
  • Collaborate with 1 Inside Sales Engineer and 1 Application Engineer regarding complex technical quotations and commercially execute them;
  • Liaise with Inside Sales Engineer to create quotes for customers
  • Negotiate with customers and close deals;
  • Oversee sales cycle from quotation, order, to supply;
  • Develop customer base and build relationships with existing customers through frequent contact and visits;
  • Provide training, participate in seminars, consult and plan new projects;
  • Take responsibility of all enquiries in territory


Who are you?
  • MSc or bachelor's degree in Engineering;
  • 2-3 years of sales experience selling mechanical or instrumentation equipment;
  • Experience within industries such as Liquified Gases, Hydrogen, high pressure gasses, Pharma, Chemical, or Gas distribution is preferred;
  • Experience in pipes, valves, or fittings is preferred;
  • Knowledge of selling to end customers;
  • Must have valid drivers license as frequent travel by car is required;
  • Fluent in both French and English, written and spoken

Working conditions

What does the company offer?
  •  Salary between 4.500-6.000 euros per month, based on experience;
  • Initial 1 year contract;
  • Thorough training period to help you reach your full potential within the role;
  • Option to begin working in the Netherlands and eventually move to France, once fully trained;
  • Hybrid work options - traveling 40% of the time to visit customers, attending seminars, trade shows, and trainings;
  • Potential to grow into a senior profile;
  • Bonus scheme based on a percentage of sales and percentage of growth in your territory;
  • Company car;
  • Private pension package;
  • 25 holiday days

Salary from: €4500,-
Salary to: €6000,-

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Company description

Our client specializes in engineering, manufacturing, and supplying industrial valves for industries such as hydrogen, cryogenic, gas, chemical, and pharmaceutical. They are looking for a Technical Inside Sales Representative to support French speaking market (France and Belgium).

Good to know

If you are interested in this vacancy, you can apply by clicking on the button above. Your application will be sent directly to the recruiter in charge. IMPORTANT: if you are not yet registered with Undutchables we kindly ask you to do so. Your information will be handled in the strictest confidence and your CV will not be sent to a company unless you have given prior permission.We will invite you for an extensive interview, as soon as any potential job opportunities arise. We will advise you on issues regarding employment in the Netherlands. Then, if possible, we will introduce you to a prospective company and provide support during the selection procedure.

Recruiter contact

Savannah Morris, Den Haag
[email protected]
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Recruiter contact

Savannah Morris
Den Haag
E: [email protected]
T: +31(0)6-43623124


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