Account Manager Copper

Do you want to help build tomorrow’s railroads and make airplanes more energy efficient and sustainable? Lamifil NV is looking for an Account Manager copper products with a “can do” attitude. The Account Manager represents our copper portfolio for both railway as well as our copper specialty business around the world.

Company profile:

Lamifil is a leading provider of solutions for energy transport and specific mechanical applications. Since 1929 we have been designing, manufacturing and supplying quality products for a wide range of global markets:

  • aluminium conductors used as core for power cables
  • overhead conductors for transmission and distribution of electricity
  • aluminium alloy wires for mechanical applications such as fencing, fastener solutions, heat exchangers, …
  • aluminium wire rod used for steel de-oxidation
  • aluminium alloy wires for optical ground and phase wire
  • copper alloy wires for automotive, electronics and aviation cables
  • copper and copper alloy wires and conductors for railway electrification

Based in Hemiksem, Belgium, in close proximity of the port of Antwerp we are able to easily ship products to customers all over Europe and around the globe.

Responsibilities:

Together with your colleagues you will be responsible for the sales of the complete copper portfolio both railway and copper specialties. Within well set profitability boundaries you will work independently to achieve set business targets. Therefore you will:

  • Establish professional working relationships with key people at existing customers in order to maintain our recurrent sales and potentially identify new opportunities.
  • Identify new potential for existing products in new regions/with new customers, define which leads fit to the company objective.
  • Ensure that all clients requests are answered in time (i.e. offers, price calculations, technical requests, feedback on new tests and developments, technical specifications, complaint requests, and others). Offer types can be project related, frame agreements and/or one-off quotes.
  • Coordinates the involvement of Lamifil colleagues like technical support, R&D production and others, in order to meet customers’ expectations.
  • Meet assigned targets for profitable sales volume and strategic objectives as mutually agreed.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum years of sales experience in a business-to-business technical sales environment is required
  • Fluent speaking and writing of Dutch, English and French/German.
  • Engineering background or experience is considered a plus
  • Experience with Copper, Aluminum or other metals is considered a plus

Competences:

  • Strong relationship builder with good listener and negotiation skills
  • Confidence, tact and a persuasive manner
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Independent worker who takes initiative and works towards business goals
  • Willingness to travel 15% mainly Europe

Our offer:

Lamifil is an company in evolution, working in an international challenging environment. Besides a flexible work environment we offer you a competitive salary with extra-legal advantages like a company car.