Junior Sales Manager in Europe (m/f/d) - Automotive Portfolio Company

Full Time
Young Professional
June 01, 2022
Remote (hybrid)

Mutares SE & Co. KGaA, Munich (www.mutares.com), acquires medium-sized companies and parts of groups with headquarter in Europe that are being sold in the course of a repositioning process at their owners and show a clear potential for operational improvement. Mutares actively supports and develops its portfolio companies with its own investment and consulting teams as well as through acquisitions of strategic add-ons. Our goal is to acquire companies with a turnover of EUR 50 to 500 million. The aim is to achieve a clear value increase with a focus on sustainable, long-term growth of the portfolio company.

For one of our portfolio companies we are looking for a Junior Sales Manager in Europe (m/f/d) as soon as possible.

The Sales Engineer will support the Sales Manager in the acquisition phase as well as during the entire product life cycle. Depending on experience, the Sales Engineer will manage his own projects (Aftermarket / series or small acquisition topics). 

Your Tasks
  • Supports the definition of the customer strategy according to the product portfolio
  • Analysis of the competitor situation and consideration of this analysis in the sales and marketing action plan
  • Prepare and review commercial proposals in order to respond to customer requests in a timely manner
  • Ensure understanding of customer requirements and their translation into product offerings
  • Tracking the variable cost margin of the products/projects throughout the life cycle
Your Profile
  • Successfully completed commercial-technical studies (industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, plastics technology or similar) or comparable training with focus on sales
  • At least 2-4 years of relevant work experience esp. in the automotive environment
  • Strong communication skills, confidence and enjoyment in dealing with customers
  • Business fluent in English
  • Very good MS Office skills
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