Head of Sales GER/AUST/CH+SK (m/f/d)


We, PALFINGER TAIL LIFTS GMBH, are a modern, innovative company with a strong international focus and part of the Austrian PALFINGER Group. With our powerful and economical products, we are a leading global manufacturer of tail lifts for commercial vehicles and entry-level systems for people with reduced mobility.

Your Tasks

  • Responsibility for and expansion of the sales turnover of all products of the business unit in new business.
  • Management, expansion and further development of the existing sales team in DACH as well as securing and expansion of the sales pipeline.
  • Optimization of sales processes and tools.
  • Development of new market potential and coordination of the product portfolio with product management and development.
  • Contract and price negotiations for key accounts.
  • Confident application of the methods of value-oriented "solution selling" and pushing them forward in your own team.

Your Qualification

  • Completed business or technical studies with a very good technical understanding or adequate training and relevant professional experience.
  • Several years of experience in leading international sales organizations.
  • Pronounced sales experience for products with advisory character.
  • Profound methodological knowledge of modern solution-oriented sales processes and current (lean) management knowledge.
  • Very good, business fluent written and spoken German and English skills.
  • Sustainable leadership experience and project management knowledge.
  • Structured way of working with a strategic focus.
  • Willingness to travel and, if necessary, willingness to move to northern Germany.

We offer

We welcome you in a family atmosphere in an international group. This very exciting and developable task in a growing group of companies includes an attractive remuneration package.


Should you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Holger Rimkus. We look forward to your application with details of your salary expectations and the possible start date.

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Holger Rimkus

Head of Human Resources
Palfinger Tail Lifts GmbH
Fockestr. 53 | 27777 Ganderkesee | Germany

Ganderkesee / Hoykenkamp

Palfinger Tail Lifts GmbH
Fockestr. 53 , 27777 Ganderkesee
Palfinger Ganderkesee / Hoykenkamp

Job Benefits

  • Learning Opportunities
  • Barrier Liberty
  • Company Doctor
  • Fitness Programs
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Health Measures
  • Good transport connection
  • Canteen
  • Parking facilities