We are expanding our key account management team to further grow our business. Together with your colleagues you will support our global key accounts in the industrial division. You have the opportunity to be entrepreneurial and play an active role in your job. To be successful you need a passion for sales combined with knowledge of electrical engineering.
We need you
Develop and maintain strong and lasting relationships with the appointed key accounts by implementing appropriate sales strategies that lead to high customer satisfaction and substantial growth
Plan, prioritize and manage global sales activities with key accounts
Acquisition of new business within the key accounts
Developing and implementing strategic plans to ensure Schaffner becomes a visible supplier within key accounts seed C-level connections
Coordinate projects with the local sales manager as well as with product management and R&D
Create key forecast, monitor market and industry
Review needs and orders with key accounts, discuss and solve specific problems to ensure key accounts are being served timely and properly
Complete regular reporting as required and maintaining client databases in CRM
Contribute to the continuous development of the Schaffner sales strategy by suggesting improvements, including product changes, marketing and pricing
Commercial or technical degree (Bachelor / Master) plus relevant experience in sales, customer relationship management or similar
Several years’ experience in B2B-Sales, preferably in an equivalent position with impacting business acumen
Knowledge of / affinity with electrotechnical products is a must
Excellent communication and relationship building skills
Strong analytical and data-driven mindset
Hands-on mentality suitable to an entrepreneurial environment
Committed and goal-oriented individual with an open-minded and positive mindset
Fluent in English and German, French is welcome
Willingness to travel
Salary & Insurances
We believe in fair remuneration in line with the market. With a variable performance-related bonus, everyone participates in our success. We provide our own solid pension fund. Personal accident and health insurance provides peace of mind in case the unthinkable ever happens.
Flexible Working Hours
We operate a flexible working model based on a 40-hour week with hours calculated on an annual basis.
6 weeks of vacation applies to everyone so that we can recharge our batteries and find new inspiration. In addition, we enjoy 12.5 work-free days as public holidays.
We encourage lifelong learning and provide employees with targeted support for their individual training needs.
Health & Fitness
Our workplaces offer height-adjustable desks in rooms flooded with light. We have a fitness subscription, support company sports activities, hold skiing and hiking days and support those who bike to work.
We are committed to hybrid working from home or on the road. A modern IT infrastructure ensures we are ready to support new ways of working.
Operating flexible working hours, working part-time or from home, we ensure the work-life balance is respected.
We are ambitious. We are driven by delivering best-in-class solutions to meet the needs of our customers. Talented people work with passion, heart and soul to make this happen.
Diverse and International Working Environment
Headquartered in Switzerland with locations worldwide, we embrace our diversity, multi-culturalism, and the potential for inter-cultural exchange. Fresh perspectives and insights bring us closer and make us stronger.
Our global reach yet convenient size makes it easy to meet and build strong professional and personal connections.
Our people, their unique personalities, perspectives, and insights create the face of Schaffner to the world.
Region of Solothurn
Living and working near a small urban town.
The region has much to offer from hiking and biking on the local mountain, enjoying the finer things in life and partying in the old town to jogging along the river.
It is a brand-new day.
Start a new beginning with us.