SMS group is noted worldwide for its mechanical and plant engineering expertise, its future-oriented technologies and its excellent service for the metals industry. We use our 150 years of experience and our digital know-how to provide the industry continuously with innovative products and processes – even outside our core business. We are the partner for demanding projects, and we support our customers during the complete lifecycle of their plants, enabling profitable and resource-saving value creation chains. We have set ourselves the task of paving the way for a carbon-neutral and sustainable metals industry. As a global player with German roots, we take responsibility for our 14,000 employees and the society.

Become a part of our future at SMS group GmbH in Düsseldorf, where we're looking for a

Technical Manager Sales (m/w/d)


Following a structured onboarding phase, you will assume responsibility for the evaluation and processing of international customer inquiries for new plants and modernization projects for plate mills, heat treatment lines, and standalone machines; your tasks will include:

  • Independently preparing technical quotations and cost estimates for new plants and equipment upgrades
  • Project management and coordination of the departments and partners involved
  • Preparing bills of quantities, cost estimates, technical specifications, and quotations
  • Compiling presentations, studies, and publications
  • Presenting and coordinating the quotations in the customer's offices
  • Conducting negotiations with partners, consortium members, and customers
  • Providing support during contract negotiations


You have a degree in engineering or have completed an equivalent course of vocational training (e.g. technician); you should also have:

  • Professional experience in the fields of engineering, project planning, or the commissioning of plant and equipment
  • Technical know-how in the design and configuration of rolling mills and machinery in plant construction and engineering
  • Some initial experience in project management would be desirable
  • Good knowledge of spoken and written English
  • Negotiating skills, personal commitment, and the ability to work in a team and assert yourself 
  • A willingness to undertake business travel worldwide


As an innovative and international employer, we offer you a performance-oriented salary package and the opportunity to achieve the ideal family/work life balance, e.g. with our in-house children's daycare center, flexible working hour models, and homeworking options. 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. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Mr. Gottschalk.

SMS group GmbH
HR Management
Tim Gottschalk
Telephone: +49 2161 350-1367