Area Sales Manager

Working as an Area Sales Manager at KRANENDONK means working in a dynamic, competitive, international environment with high-quality production solutions and demanding customers. As an Area Sales Manager you are part of an enthusiastic Sales & Marketing team with colleagues all over the world.

Kranendonk 2022 Area Sales Manager
KRANENDONK Smart robotics head office and production facility


With offices in the Netherlands (head office), Japan (2 offices), Singapore, China, the United States and Denmark, we support our customers all over the world. Due to growth, we are constantly looking for new colleagues.

Do you want to work in a high-tech company and further expand the brand awareness of KRANENDONK Smart Robotics worldwide?

Panel welding line for shipbuilding

Together we change the industry

We are a system integrator, supplying high-quality automated welding and cutting solutions worldwide to our main industries: shipyards, offshore and steel construction companies. By implementing our intelligent robotic solutions for welding and cutting processes, our customers can produce in single piece (non-repetitive) production in the most efficient and effective way!

Area Sales Manager position

For this position we are looking for a networker who can “build bridges” and who can independently expand and intensify our network of existing and potential customers. Together with your colleagues from sales & concept engineering, you strive to work out the perfect calculation and quotation. Thanks to your extensive sales experience, you know better than anyone how to convince various stakeholders of our added value. In this way you contribute to the further growth and ambitions of KRANENDONK in your own region. Which region this will be exactly depends on the knowledge and experience you have built up.

Double fillet welding

Job requirements

  • A completed HBO education in mechanical engineering, process engineering, technical commercial business administration or similar
  • More than 3 years of demonstrable international experience and success with advisory sales (must)
  • Demonstrated commercial experience in a technical industrial environment with capital goods
  • The possibility to travel internationally (approx. 25%) and to participate in trade fairs
  • Good oral and written skills in Dutch and English
  • Knowledge of the steel industry, shipbuilding, offshore and/or robots is an advantage
Profile cutting with plasma or oxy-fuel

This is what you get in return

  • A challenging job at the top of industrial automation/robotization
  • Working from a modern new office building with excellent facilities
  • Continuous innovation and growth, for you personally and as a company
  • Working together with nice colleagues from many technical fields
  • Short lines, informal atmosphere, dynamic environment
  • Nice drinks and team outings and for the fanatics, for example, weekly bootcamp at work
  • And of course a good salary

Respond to the vacancy Area Sales Manager

We offer you an interesting and versatile position as Area Sales Manager in a modern, fast-growing Hi-Tech company. Do you have the above qualities for the vacancy of Area Sales Manager? We would like to receive a CV with a motivation by mail to: j.takkebos@krandonk.com

For further information or questions about the position of Area Sales Manager, please contact John Takkebos HR Manager @ Kranendonk Smart Robotics +31 6-22701123.

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John Takkebos (Interim HR Manager)

We are a young company with endless growth opportunities!