Do you want to work for the world's third-largest bearing manufacturer? Do you want to be part of a journey and grow the Swedish sales organization? Are you driven to create new business and build long-term relationships with your customer? Then the position as Sales Engineer could be the right role for you!
About the company:
NSK currently generates a turnover of 4.5 billion Euros and offers solutions in ball bearings and linear systems, ranking as the world's third-largest bearing manufacturer. They primarily serve end-users in the industry and operate across four different segments: Automotive, Steel & Metals, Machine Tools, Papermaking Machinery and Injection Molding Machines. “NSK has provided innovative solutions in Motion & Control since our founding in 1916. From our homes to high-tech factories and from massive construction equipment to tiny medical devices, we help keep the world moving smoothly and precisely. We strive to be at the forefront of uncovering and responding society’s needs, driving the future through new motion beyond imagination. NSK is determined to contribute to a safer, smoother society and help protect the global environment through its innovative technology integrating Motion & Control.”
About the position as Sales Engineer:
In the role of Sales Engineer, we are seeking an individual with a strong technical and commercial background. You will be responsible for identifying new business opportunities within the industry, establishing new customer collaborations, and ensuring sales growth. Additionally, you will be tasked with nurturing relationships with NSK’s existing clients, including distributers, OEM and MRO, predominantly within the Process industry sectors such as Automotive, Steel & Metals, Machine Tools, Papermaking Machinery, and Injection Molding Machines.
You will have comprehensive sales responsibility for Sweden, focusing on technical areas such as bearing and linear technology. Your role involves seeking new, innovative solutions to enhance NSK’s products and services, including developing business cases for both external and internal stakeholders. You will primarily work remotely and are expected to spend most of your working week engaging with customers. You will have autonomy balanced with responsibility and access to a supportive team for addressing both commercial and technical challenges. The sales cycles may vary in length, and your primary objective will be to cultivate long-term, trust-based relationships.
The role consists of, but is not limited to:
• Being a driving force behind development of the business with NSK's existing industrial customers by helping them with their technical challenges.
• Finding new business opportunities within the industry to strengthen NSK’s overall market presence.
• Identify and develop sales led opportunities to support and expand the Industrial Aftermarket business.
• Development of distributors, MRO and OEM relationships to ensure the sales growth together with the different distribution partners in Sweden.
We are looking for you who have a technical education or have work experience that can be considered equivalent. You have at least a couple of years of experience in technical sales. If you have also worked with bearings and linear technology within one of NSK's industries, it is advantageous. You possess a technical understanding and have a strong desire to develop your further knowledge. You are a natural relationships builder and have solid experience in strengthening and developing business. You need to have good computer skills and are fluent in verbal and written English as well as Swedish.
To succeed in the role of Sales Engineer, we see that you are a driven and goal-oriented person who have a good structural ability to plan your days as effectively as possible. Furthermore, we see you as an excellent communicator who goes the extra mile to achieve a good result with your customers.
Important for the role is:
• Technical educational background, and/or work experience that can be considered equivalent.
• At least a couple of years of work experience in technical sales.
• Experience in building strong, trusting customer relationships with diverse stakeholders.
• Business and goal-oriented thinking with an independent way of working.
• Fluency in English and Swedish.
• B driving license.
NSK offers you the opportunity to be part of a journey in a larger context where you are given the chance to work with major and significant clients in Sweden. Today, NSK is the world's third-largest bearing manufacturer, and there are excellent opportunities to be involved in challenging both number 1 and 2. The company offers you great opportunities for personal– and career growth as long you are curious and willing to put in the work. NSK offers you a safe, pleasant, and flexible workplace and you will receive a solid introduction where your established colleague in Finland will act as you mentor. Further, they offer you a favorable salary as well as a company car and an established business that you take over and will continue to build upon.
Start: By agreement.
Location: Västerås, Eskilstuna, Jönköping, Örebro, Stockholm, and surroundings.
Scope: Permanent employment, full-time, 100%.
Salary: According to agreement + bonus.