Senior Sales Engineer - Germany
Q8Oils is a dynamic company in full transformation. This means that in addition to our traditional business of high-tech and innovative lubricants, we are very much engaged in developing new (digital) services for our customers. To ensure our transformation and growth, we are looking for an inspiring and enthusiastic colleague:
Senior Sales Engineer
- Are you looking for a new challenge in a B2B environment?
- You seek to combine and develop your technical and commercial skills?
- Do you like customer visits, technical challenges and commercial actions?
- You have a passion for automotive and/or energy?
- And you are looking for an international work environment in Antwerp?
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Then you may be the colleague we are looking for! Read on and check whether the job content and our expectations match yours. Are you excited, but do you still have questions? Then don't hesitate to contact us, we will be happy to answer your questions.
What is your role?
As a Sales Engineer you will work closely with and report to the Technology Manager, in order to indirectly and directly the sales of lubricants. During the first year you will mainly focus on your technical knowledge. To that end, you will join the Product Application Team in Antwerp on customer visits.
Ultimately, your goal is to support our sales managers, our commercial department and our customers with technical information, presentations, training and support. In doing so, you always keep your eyes open for product and application problems of customers that we can solve with our (new) solutions.
Liaising between sales managers, customers and R&D, you identify market trends and consult with the Product Line Manager. With your strong technical interest you like to continuously improve both sales procedures and customer relations.
Finally, you ensure that technical and marketing documentation, operating procedures and standards are in compliance with corporate guidelines and legal requirements. You have a coordinating role in case of damaged equipment and ensure that Safety, Security, Health and the Environment (SSHEMS) Policy and Guidelines are carried out.
What do you need to fulfil this role successfully?
- You completed studies in engineering or chemical engineering
- A few years relevant product technical and market experience in a technical/chemical work environment is a plus
- Evidently you are extremely customer oriented
- You are especially interested in sales and marketing
- An excellent command of English is required (German, French and/or Dutch are a plus)
- You have a high degree of social competence and are a team player
- You are willing to occasional travel within Europe
What can you expect?
A multicultural and dynamic environment with ample development opportunities. Work-life balance is very important to us. We work hard, but time for relaxation and complete detachment is encouraged.
You can count on an attractive salary package, at least 40 days of holiday, meal vouchers, hospitalization and pension insurance and company car.
Are you triggered by the above description and would you like to join the filling department? Then send us your application and we will call you! Any questions? Do not hesitate and ask Niels ([email protected]).
We will always get back to you quickly. Does your story and profile inspire us? Then we invite you for an interview with Niels Klockaerts (recruiter) and Joris van der List (Technology Manager). Are we still inspired? Then you will also meet some other colleagues within Q8. We also aim to complete this entire process within a few weeks at most.
Q8Oils develops products, services and solutions that help our customers do business more profitably and sustainably. We develop, blend and supply a complete range of high technology lubricants and have a portfolio of over 1,000 products for every application, large or small. Based on the knowledge and experience gained in Q8Oils R&D departments in Europe, we produce a comprehensive range of oils in our own lubricant plants. The Q8Oils blending plant in Antwerp is located along the river Scheldt, which makes it easy to ship in raw materials. The finished lubricants are sold in bulk or in 1 to 1,000 litre containers. More than USD 100 million has been invested in recent years, making this the most modern lubricants plant in Europe. With its potential capacity of 250 million litres, it is also Europe's largest.