Head of Product Line Carbon Fibers (f/m/d)

Key Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for the global Carbon Fibers Sales Team, Product Management, and direct market intelligence
  • Responsible for profit and loss, sales forecast, and the global strategy of the product line as well as for identifying and developing opportunities for profitable growth in cooperation with Commercial Excellence and Strategic Marketing as well as for identifying future development needs and all activities to develop technical support services
  • Ensure cooperation with Technology, production sites and service functions like SCM or Order to Cash
  • Propose and implement global sales plans and programs
  • Monitor and steer Carbon Fiber sales based on financial KPIs and a strong market understanding and monitor market and industry developments of relevant products for the Product Line Carbon Fibers
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned


Knowledge / Skills:

  • Bachelor`s degree in Business or Engineering or related field and at least 5 years of equivalent related experience in commercial and/or technical areas, preferentially in a global company environment 
  • Significant experience in a global sales function, preferable in composite or chemical industry as well as working in sales related global and intercultural context
  • Experience in defining and implementation of global sales strategies
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills in an international environment
  • Strong negotiation skills as well as strong commercial understanding and ability to analyze businesses based on financial KPIs
  • Willingness to travel frequently

Our Promise:

Convince us with your skills and strengths – in an experienced team, working on challenging tasks. With our leading-edge technologies and materials, you will have freedom to act and a wide range of development opportunities. Attractive remuneration as well as smart fringe benefits are part of our offer.

SGL Carbon is a leader in the development and manufacture of products based on specialty graphite and compo­sites materials. Using our comprehensive technology know-how and in close partnership with our customers, we develop intelligent and leading-edge solutions for the big issues of mobility, energy and digitization.

SGL Carbon has more than 4,700 employees worldwide and 31 sites in Europe, North America and Asia, and a ser­vice network in over 100 countries.

Date:  Jun 22, 2022

Meitingen, BY, DE, 86405 Wiesbaden, Hesse, DE, 65201

Business Unit:  Carbon Fibers
Functional Area:  Marketing/Sales/Product Management
Employment Type:  Full time

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