Sales Manager (m/f/d) Precious Metals Recycling

Date: Jan 24, 2023

Location: Hanau, HE, DE, 63450

Company: Heraeus

Sales Manager (m/f/d) Precious Metals Recycling
Location Hanau
Full Time


About Heraeus

Solutions from the Heraeus Group provide faster internet, rid water of germs, and keep hearts beating in time. As a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company, we combine materials expertise and technological leadership to create the most diverse products, all with one thing in common: World-class quality.

About Heraeus Precious Metals

With more than 350 years of experience in precious metals processing, Heraeus Precious Metals is the world's leading provider of innovative products and services, such as precious metals trading and recycling. Our products are used in a wide range of industries, for example to reduce climate killers such as nitrous oxide and methane and in the form of pharmaceutical ingredients for the treatment of cancer.

Our innovative strength is driven by our 2,500 employees in more than 15 countries, who work passionately with our partners to develop pioneering and sustainable solutions.

We are aware of our responsibility towards people and the environment and have set ourselves ambitious CO₂ targets. Sustainability is at the heart of all our business activities.


Do you feel at home in technical B2B Sales or are motivated to develop in the field? In this position you actively expand the business sector of our Recycling services - e. g. in the emerging hydrogen economy, helping us and our customers to shape a new sustainable future.  


The following challenges await you:

  • As a Sales Manager you are responsible for Sales of Precious Metal Recycling Services in an international environment working with customers from various industries.
  • You will work closely with trading, operations and other precious metals related departments and maintain relationships with key customers and partners. 
  • You support project topics in alignment with the Head of Sales.
  • Furthermore your learn to develop the market and asses the competitive landscape in order to implement a sales strategy that consistently meets or exceeds the revenue and profitability targets.
  • You provide timely account, market and territory reports.
  • In addition, the Preparation of Quotations and Negotiation of Contracts are also an exciting part of your tasks.

Your profile:

  • Bachelor`s or Masters' Degree in Business, Economics, Chemical, or any other related field
  • Basic understanding in the field of precious metals or willingness to dive into the market
  • You have first sales and or travel experience? Excellent. If not, you will get it with this role.
  • Hands-on mentality, high sense of responsibility and excellent communication skills
  • Basic Know-How in CRM systems desirable and well experienced in MS Office applications such as PowerPoint and Excel
  • Willingness to travel (25-50%) and fluent German and English skills


Your benefits:

  • Exciting tasks - implement them with a high level of personal responsibility in an ambitious environment with very good opportunities for further development
  • Shaping sustainability - be part of the implementation of our vision to become CO₂-neutral by 2025
  • Inclusive corporate culture - we firmly believe that diversity makes our organization more successful. We promote this, among other things with specific targets, part-time/job-sharing management positions, and training courses
  • Attractive compensation - in addition to a good pay package, you can expect extensive social benefits from a responsible family-owned company
  • And much more - mobile working, 30 vacation days or more, travel allowance for public transport, bicycle leasing, ...