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    3 - 5 Years
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      March 12,2021
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    Sales Engineer

    Sales Engineer

    Location: Maastricht

    For our business Advanced Glass Technologies (AGT) we are currently seeking a Sales Engineer to join our sales team within Europe, Middle East and Africa. AGT is a business of Johnson Matthey (JM) which is a global leader in science that enables a cleaner and healthier world. With over 200 years of sustained commitment to innovation and technological breakthroughs, we improve the function, performance and safety of our customers' products. Our science has a global impact in areas such as low emission transport, pharmaceuticals, chemical processing and making the most efficient use of the planet's natural resources.

    Advanced Glass Technologies

    Johnson Matthey Advanced Glass Technologies (AGT) is an autonomous business Unit, with an annual turnover of circa 70 million pound sterling. AGT produces high-tech semi-finished products and end products for the glass and ceramic industry. Our products are marketed all over the world and find their way into the automotive and glass industries. The head office of the Business Unit is based in Maastricht and production sites are located in the Netherlands, England, USA and various locations in Asia. Johnson Matthey AGT BV in Maastricht employs ± 200 employees. As an independent subsidiary of a dynamic, listed UK multinational, it combines the advantages of a multinational and medium-sized company.

    Job description

    The Sales Engineer is responsible for the technical customer contacts of JM AGT in our glass and ceramic division. You will be involved in preparing and delivering commercial and technical presentations, contracts, and proposals. You will be the linking pin between the customer and the technical and operational department of JM. With your expertise and knowledge of our products you will inform customers on product and market developments, translate the needs and specifications of our customer into technical requirements and assist in preparing solutions when there are problems. Additionally, you are looking for new business to broaden the market of JM in our glass and ceramic division, achieve personal targets and provide regular sales forecast for key customers and products. For this role our clients are located in Germany, Belgium and Holland, so travelling will be part of your job.

    Are you the ideal candidate?

    We ask for:

    • A degree in Engineering (Materials, Mechanical, Chemical or equivalent);
    • Previous experience of technical and international sales in glass decoration or ceramic sector, preferably 3-5 years;
    • Availability to travel up to 50% of working time mainly in the German and Benelux market;
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
    • Sales oriented, well-organized and results focused;
    • Good spoken German and English is required, Dutch preferably;
    What does JM offer you:

    Excellent primary and secondary working conditions are obvious. Depending on your knowledge and experience, The salary is between 3150-4000 depending on knowledge and an annual bonus scheme up to 13% of basic salary. This is a global role for the Business Unit and offers the potential for future international career moves within Johnson Matthey.

    How to apply:

    Please send your CV and covering letter to Annick Ploumen, HR department before 16th of March via email For questions and further information regarding the vacancy you can reach out to Ludger Kalverkamp, Regional Sales Manager EMEA, by email: or by telephone: +0049 172 9107878

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