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Sales Traineeship (Eindhoven)

04 February, 2020

Additive Industries

Additive Industries is accelerating industrial additive manufacturing by offering a modular 3D printing system and seamlessly integrated information platform to high-end and demanding industrial markets. With substantially improved reproducibility, productivity, and flexibility, Additive Industries redefines the business case for additive manufacturing applications in aerospace, automotive, medical technology, and high-tech equipment.

Job mission

Additive Industries is growing fast since its metal additive manufacturing system MetalFAB1 is well received in the market. Thus, there is a growing need to develop talents for the organization. This Traineeship aims to develop young talents in different business areas related to sales by providing them with different customer facing activities. The Traineeship is a win-win proposition for both employee and Additive Industries: It gives the opportunity for young graduates to experience and develop their skills in different areas of the business while Additive Industries can develop internal talent. The estimated duration of the Traineeship is about 2 years. Subsequently, the trainee can move to a new challenging position: sales manager, product manager, project manager, or account manager. This next step will be an informed decision by the trainee and Additive Industries.

Responsibilities Traineeship 1: Operational Sales ·

  • Support the activities of the external sales manager
  • Learn about the CRM system
  • Ensure that the sales processes are correctly followed
  • Order management
  • Occasionally visit trade shows and fairs

Responsibilities Traineeship 2: Technical Sales ·

  • Support the activities of the external sales manager
  • Perform business cases
  • Provide technical support to customer
  • Occasionally visit trade shows and fairs

Reporting

The trainees will report to the Sales Director Europe

Knowledge and experience ·

  • Master or Bachelor degree in engineering or business
  • You know the difference between Additive Manufacturing and 3D printing
  • Positive, pro-active, can-do attitude
  • Analytical and conceptual skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Customer focus mindset
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)

Personality

Additive Industries is a young and fast growing professional organization. We have developed a strong pragmatic team attitude in which we work and experiment together in achieving our joint goals. We are looking for a broad range of people with diverse backgrounds to join our organization. We have formulated the following personal traits contributing to our company culture:

  • Open, self-confident, and result oriented
  • Driven by multidisciplinary challenges
  • Proven team player who takes ownership
  • Professional, structured, and ‘Fun to work with