Senior Sales Manager Thin Film Products (Quapaw, OK)

United States, Quapaw_ USA
Energy & Surface Technologies
Sales & Marketing

About Umicore

Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life. We aim to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?

About Thin Film Products

Umicore is a leading developer and manufacturer of sputtering targets and evaporation materials for all microelectronic/optical applications.  The extensive product portfolio is supported by an excellent recycling program, state-of-the-art R&D, local sales offices and customer service centers around the world.  Thanks to innovation, creativity, and a worldwide close co-operation with customers, system manufacturers, and research laboratories, Umicore offers a unique expertise in the development of materials for current and future customer needs and profiles itself as a one-stop-solution supplier for the microelectronic/optics world.


Which is where you come in.

What you will be doing

  • Setup technical and commercial dialogues with customers, managing sales activities to stimulate, encourage, develop and establish relationships
  • Negotiate customer contracts and agreements by taking into account necessary profitability targets and internal approval levels
  • Manage sales margins by thorough understanding of production flows and assessing cost drivers in cost models
  • Contribute to day-to-day business and operational planning by providing sales management data, forecasts, account management information and activity reports; contribute to long term planning by analyzing the market
  • Take ownership of the revenue line of operational plan
  • Coordinate Sales budget and BOP with Director Sales & Marketing
  • Define customer specific value propositions to win contracts; travel to customer facilities and represent the company at various events

Who we are looking for

  • You have a Bachelor's degree in science, engineering, commercial sciences or business administration.
  • You have a minimum of 8 years experience in sales or business administration in a technical field.
  • You have an in-depth understanding of optics, microelectronics, semiconductor or related industry experience.  You are passionate about technology.
  • You have an open personality, you are a relationship builder and you nurture partnerships.
  • You are a true team player with a habit of open and transparent communication.
  • You are an excellent communicator, with good oral and written presentation skills.
  • You are willing to travel frequently, you have an open mindset to other cultures and habits, and you can adapt to these.
  • You are proficient in English.
  • You have an ability to work within a strategy while also building that same strategy.

What we offer

We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. We engage in building an inclusive work culture that offers equal opportunities for all employees irrespective of their diverse backgrounds. As you would expect from a world-leading organisation, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?

If our technology can produce coatings thinner than a human hair, IMAGINE WHAT YOU COULD DO?


Additional information


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