Sales Manager - Electronic Materials 8/12/2016

Confidential Company San Jose, CA

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28755290
AJE Ref #
575867119
Location
San Jose, CA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Kappa Search is a technical recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, technology and technical sales recruitment and placement. One of our clients, an international leader in electronics and next generation material science, seeks a technical Sales Mangager for a growth position in their organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* The Sales Manager will drive commercial requirements for sales programs, manages supply chain partners throughout product lifecycle
* Coordinates with R&D and engineering about technical requirements and issues
* Interfaces with customers and vendors throughout product lifecycle for issues related to pricing, quality, design, costs, and delivery
* Reports on industry contacts, market trends, and growth opportunities
* Analyzes sales forecasts and overall market trends
* Budgets and provides forecasts to management
* Plans, schedules, and coordinates meetings with customers and suppliers

EXPERIENCE:

* Bachelor's degree in Business or Engineering
* Technical and Sales experience with metals
* 3-5years sales/management experience in related industry (required)
* Several years experience within the Electronic Materials industry including Clad Metals (preferred)
* Experience with business concepts, including quotation preparation and margin calculation,