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Sales & Marketing Director

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17 Jan 2018
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About The Opportunity

Do you have a passion for making business and building strong customer relationships in the exiting aerospace industry? If yes, you now have an opportunity to join our team; Engine Services at GKN Aerospace Engine Systems, Trollhättan, Sweden is looking for a Sales Director.


You will be part of our Marketing, Sales & Customer support team consisting of six people. The team is responsible for all our sales and customer support related activities for aircraft and industrial gas turbine engine maintenance. Your focus should be within aircraft engines, where Engine Services provide maintenance for the Pratt & Whitney Canada PW100 and Honeywell TFE731 engines. Our customers, mainly airlines and engine/aircraft leasing companies, are found all over the world.

Key Responsibilities
You will be responsible for sales activities to a number of existing and potential customers, mainly in Europe and Asia, but also Africa. To build relationships, listen to the customers’ needs and tailor maintenance and contractual solutions are essential parts of your work. You will have individual sales targets, thus contributing to Engine Services overall sales and strategy to grow our business. The position requires frequent travels in Europe, Asia and Africa.



·       Engineering degree

·       Minimum 3 years working experience from a similar position

·       Strong communicator

·       Business minded

·       Negotiation skills

·       Fluent in English (spoken and written)

·       You are structured and well-organized with an ability to work in cross-functional teams

·       You are a driven self-starter with a proactive mind-set.

·       Ability to deliver tasks on-time.


For more information contact Marcus Andersson; phone: +46 520 291167

About Us

GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 55 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

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