As a large company we are able to act globally and have a work environment that provides freedom, autonomy and creativity. We believe this environment attracts and brings together brilliant colleagues with various talents, aspirations and views. These are the kind of people who quickly adapt to different market realities, survive through business agility and create highly motivated, energetic and innovative teams around the world, facilitating personal growth.
Rock Tools, a Product Area within Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, work to continually develop new rock drilling tools which improve our customers’ operations and deliver superior, cost-effective performance and productivity. To develop this business, we are now looking for a Drillmaster to support the sales within northern Europe; someone who thrives in a role that involves working closely with customers, traveling extensively and having a lot of interaction with people and influence on both technical and business issues. The preferable location for this position is Sandviken, Sweden, but other locations in Northern Europe can be considered.
Job Summary
As Drillmaster you are the technical specialist for Rock Tools, and spend a lot of time on customers’ work sites, be it in mining, tunneling, quarrying, or other civil engineering sites. You work externally with our customers’ operators and technicians, as well as internally with Sandvik's sales force, product management and R&D. You support sales with demonstrations at customers' locations, hold training with the sales force and customers and, being a problem solver for customers in technical matters, you also act as a part of the sales force. You conduct performance tests of drilling tools, ensure alignment with Sandviks core values by acting as a role model, and develop methods and best practices. The work includes documenting and analyzing drilling tests and translating the results into features, benefits giving a customer specific value proposition.
This field position requires frequent travel, about approximately 70 - 85% of your work time, to customers' within Sales Area Northern Europe.
Your profile
We are looking for someone with technical education, or equivalent knowledge obtained through work experience. Product and drilling experience within the construction or mining industry is a key to success in this position. You have good skills in English, both speaking and in writing. Knowledge of Swedish, Norwegian or Finnish is preferred. Other languages such as German or Polish are merited.
We recognize and value your passion and personality, as well as your commitment to customer satisfaction. Being a pro-active self-starter, you provide service, product understanding and technical knowledge, always keeping in mind the needs of the customer. With your outgoing personality and your ability to train and educate, you are truly an ambassador for our company, ready to analyze and solve problems. Since building relationships and networks is an important part of the job, you also have to be structured in your approach as well as a good planner.
We are a company with an open-minded culture, actively working to create a workplace that is characterized by diversity and inclusion.
Contact information
For further information about this position, please contact:
Daniel Lindgren, recruiting manager, +46 (0)26 265 147
Union contacts - Sweden
Anders Svedlund, Ledarna, +46 (0)26 262 341
Per Hedman, Unionen, +46 (0)26 265 014
Rickard Andreasson, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)26 265 183
Send your application no later than September 30, 2016. Read more about Sandvik and apply at www.sandvik.se/career, Job ID: 346533.
For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services, +46 (0)26 261 444.
Recruitment Specialist
André Söderholm
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering advanced products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. We hold world-leading positions in selected areas – tools for metal cutting, equipment and tools for the mining and construction industries, stainless materials, special alloys, metallic and ceramic resistance materials as well as process systems. In 2015, the Group had about 46,000 employees and sales of about 91 billion SEK in more than 150 countries.
Deadline: 30 Sep
Job-ID: 346533