Sales Manager for the sales of machines and plants for the food industry(m / f / d)

DIOSNA Dierks & Söhne GmbH was founded in 1885 in Germany, Osnabrück, and is one of the leading suppliers of machines and plants
for the food and pharmaceutical industries.
The focus in the food industry is the Bakery division.
As the market leader in machines for dough production of bakery and pastry products, we are focused on international growth.
Our systems are designed, built and delivered upon specific customer requirements: from the smallest handcraft mixers to industrial fully automated large-scale plants – DIOSNA offers solutions for various ways of preparing dough.
With the positioning of our kneading machines we are operating in a highly attractive market segment based on increasing consumer demand in international markets.
We are looking for the following position in Osnabrück:

Sales Manager
for the sales of machines and plants for the food industry (m / f / d) 
  • Sales of competitive equipment in the field of dough preparation machines, starter cultures and service products as well as control of the agent network (worldwide).
  • Independent support of our national and international customers
  • Strategic and sales-oriented customer support with the goal of a sustainable positive customer relationship
  • Technical consulting of customers, preparation and follow-up of offers, as well as negotiation of commercial framework conditions up to contract conclusion
  • Structured sales processes with Salesforce as CRM system
  • Expansion of activities within the area of plant technology for pre-dough and kneading with a focus on increasing sales and gaining market share
  • Targeted acquisition of new customers and their competent support
  • Continuous market and competition analysis as well as sales planning based on the preparation of regular sales forecasts
  • Support in marketing activities, implementation of webinars as well as participation in trade fairs with the aim of customer acquisition
  • Studies/training in the field of mechanical engineering or in a comparable discipline
  • Sales experience in B2B environment
  • Experience in the field of machinery and equipment for the food industry
  • Business fluent in written and spoken English, further foreign language skills are an advantage (Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian)
  • Confidence in initiating new business relationships at decision-making level
  • Sensitivity to customer needs and a solution-oriented mindset
  • Strong communication, organizational and assertiveness skills, as well as a hands-on mentality and drive to achieve sustainable business results
  • Distinct willingness to travel at home & abroad
  • Confident handling of standard software (IT affinity) and CRM software
We offer you:
  • General conditions: an attractive salary package with 30 days annual leave, sales and margin-based commission, company car, company cell phone and home office equipment.
  • Tasks: Exciting, responsible, varied tasks; interesting application areas with growth potential in a dynamic sales environment and the express wish for you to contribute your ideas.
  • Team: international team, flat hierarchies, cooperation at eye level, open communication and constructive feedback culture
  • Familiarization: sales and negotiation training as well as a good start through a comprehensive familiarization plan that ensures you get to know all relevant areas of the company and also the people behind it in the first few weeks.
  • Work-life balance: flexible working time arrangements and home office
  • Company health promotion: company physician, psychological counseling, Hansefit
  • Local amenities at the Osnabrück site: company canteen, fruit basket, free water, parking spaces.
As the world market leader for machines and systems for the food industry, we will provide you with extensive product knowledge and equip you with the necessary know-how to be successful in the market.
At Diosna, you can expect a challenging and varied job in an internationally growing and crisis-proof company, personal responsibility and personal freedom.
We look forward to receiving your complete application documents, stating your salary requirements and earliest possible starting date, please only in PDF format, to: