SMS group GmbH is a global leader in metallurgical plant and rolling mill technology. We are part of the SMS group who generate sales of more than EUR 2.9 billion with some 14,000 employees worldwide. The sole owner of the holding company SMS GmbH is the Familie Weiss Foundation. A performance-based corporate culture in a strong family company with a global presence are excellent reasons for shaping your future with us.

Become a part of our future at SMS group GmbH in Mönchengladbach, where we're looking to recruit a

Sales Manager Extrusion Presses (m/w/d)


You are responsible for the generation of leads and order intake for new extrusion machines and participate in the market growth. Furthermore your tasks include:

  • Development of technical solutions and offers
  • Active customer acquisition
  • Introduce new products in the market and report market needs to the global management team
  • Market analysis and identification of potential beyond current business
  • Approach current customers of all regions
  • Ensure active communication between the different regions
  • Negotiations of contracts and contract management


You successfully completed a Master degree in Engineering or a business history with strong technical background. Furthermore we are looking for the following qualifications:

  • Several years’ professional experience in sales (min 3-5), service and/or commissioning of technically complex products, ideally in the extrusion or aluminium industry are desirable
  • Proven track record
  • Experience in the machine-building industry 
  • Intercultural competence  
  • Interpersonal & communication skills (demonstration, presentation, negotiation skills)
  • Knowledge of English to a sound negotiating stan­dard
  • Ability to think in an entrepreneurial manner, with a strong degree of independence and readiness to perform
  • Willingness to travel frequently 


As an innovative and international employer, we offer a performance-oriented salary package (incl. profit-sharing) and an attractive company pension scheme. We also provide you with the opportunity to achieve the ideal family/work life balance, and our in-house children's daycare center and flexible working hour models are just some of the options available to you. Click here to learn more about the benefits of working for SMS group. Are you keen on shaping the future with us? If so, feel free to send us your online application. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call or write to Mrs. Laws.

SMS group GmbH
HR Management
Sarah Laws
Telephone: +49 2161 350-2300