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 to recruit a

Sales Manager Industrial Furnances (m/w/d)


You will be responsible for project planning and technical sales for industrial furnaces, in particular for heat treatment facilities for heavy plate and CSP tunnel furnaces; your tasks will include:

  • Clarifying the scope of work in meetings with the customer
  • Customizing the design of the furnace facility based on the customer's requirements and preparing the relevant quotation documents
  • Presenting and discussing the concepts in the customer's offices
  • Calculating the prices for the specified scope of delivery
  • Coordinating activities with the other teams involved in the project within SMS group and with external suppliers


You have a degree in industrial furnace technology, mechanical engineering, materials engineering, or equivalent vocational training; you should also have:

  • Initial experience in project design, handling, and sales in the industrial furnace sector
  • A good command of written and spoken German and English
  • Knowledge of another foreign language is desirable
  • A willingness to undertake worldwide travel
  • A willingness to stay abroad for longer periods


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