Area Sales Manager France

MIFA specialises in precision extruded profiles in aluminium and magnesium with dimensional tolerances from ± 0.02 mm. We make extrusion technology available for high tech OEM Industries. This level of precision, together with an unlimited freedom in design, means unprecedented possibilities for mechanical engineers to increase efficiency and lower costs by integration of functions. Together we develop unique solutions for different markets: aerospace, defence, consumer, machinery and equipment, automotive, electronics and medical equipment.

We produce fully finished precision extrusion products with CNC machining, 3D bending, assembly and high quality surface treatments and techniques. Our products find their way all over the world in all market segments. MIFA employs over 270 people.  Our head office is situated in Venlo, the Netherlands.

MIFA is proud member of Aalberts Industries N.V, a global technology company with a strong local focus. AI is listed at the Amsterdam Stock Exchange (AEX). Together with more than 15.000 employees we generate over € 2,5 billion revenue in 146 locations worldwide. (www.aalberts.com)

Are you the candidate we are looking for?  To expand our sales activities we are looking for an ambitious:

Area Sales Manager France
The Area Sales Manager is primarily responsible for further growth of turnover within the area, as well as the marketing activities for the area. Next to maintaining existing key accounts, he is continuously developing new business. Initiating and maintaining strong long lasting business relationships are his primary goal.

Key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Deliver proposals and solutions to secure high value customer relationships to
    maximize profitability
  • Develop new products and markets
  • Negotiate and close commercial contracts
  • Re-engineer high-tech solutions together with the customer
  • Have a full understanding of the customer’s requirements

Key skills of the role will include:

  • Technical degree with passion for sales or a commercial degree with passion for techniques
  • Proven business-to-business development and/or successful outdoor sales experience, with a minimum of 5 years in a technical environment
  • Next to French, excellent English language skills
  • Willingness to travel frequently (minimum 60% outside the office)
  • Independence, strong commercial skills and a considerable amount of creativitty is required. You are sales driven.

For an ambitious sales professional, this is a challenging opportunity to grow within an expanding, exciting organisation. The remuneration is attractive; a highly competitive compensation package of €65K with potential to grow. Success will offer excellent perspectives for career advancement.         

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It's important that you're not a lone wolf, but are able to work as a team. Together with my colleagues I can tackle everything.

Anita Winters
Shipping

I've only just turned 26 and I'm allowed to supervise a team of eighteen people. Where else can you get such an opportunity?

Rick Voorter
Head of Shipping

At Mifa I get the opportunity and freedom to use my capabilities and to learn new things.

Hassan Beksad
Sawing and Brushing foreman

I like the diversity of products at Mifa. Almost nobody else can make what we make. That makes it challenging.

Rens van Veghel
Technology Desk

Making a beautiful product together with my colleagues, teamwork, and living up to a challenge - That is what Mifa means to me.

Theo Jansen
Die corrector

What's kept me going here for 20 years are the challenges and opportunities that you get within the company.

Paul Jansen
CNC

You get plenty of opportunities at Mifa to develop your skills further, even if you're aged over 50.

Frank Snijkers
Measurer-Stretcher, Extrusion

Mifa offers a dynamic environment. The most important skill in order to work here is flexibility.

Rick Gellen
Sales Office / MG Wheels

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