Sales Engineer – Etching Technology / Precision Parts Metal

Etchform BV, part of the German Wickeder Group, is growing rapidly. Within our team of about 30 colleagues we have a vacancy for the following position:

Sales Engineer – Etching Technology / Precision Parts Metal

Location: Hilversum (North Holland)

Duties and responsibilities

Responsible for the implementation of the commercial policy and the annual sales plan. This also involves: building and maintaining good relations with customers/suppliers, generating requests, assessing the technical and commercial feasibility, making calculations and quotations, following these up and handling the order from receipt to invoicing. Works independently, but in close and good cooperation with the various departments. Customers and suppliers’ visits (especially domestic) in the context of projects. The Sales Engineer reports to the Managing Director.

Candidate profile

– Technical education, mechanical engineering/chemical engineering/material science. By education / experience at least college level
– Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a relevant sales (engineer) role with a strong technical content
– Analytical, but also practical and problem solving
– Strong communicative skills, diplomatic, effective and convincing, both internally to colleagues and externally
– Structured and accurate, even under time pressure
– Command of Dutch, English and German in word and writing

We offer

– A fulltime position
– Internal training
– Good primary and secondary working conditions (Collective Labour Agreement “kleinmetaal”)
– 25 vacation days and 13 ADV days
– Lease car and laptop/mobile phone
– Permanent employment when functioning well


About our organization

Etchform BV exists for more than 40 years and is very successful (and the only company physically present in the Netherlands in her field) in meeting the need for complete and customized solutions for thin precision parts on customer specification in almost any metal, based on etching techniques and electroforming. Additional value is added by such means as forming, heat and surface treatments, laser operations, clean-room packaging and supply chain management, allowing customers to concentrate on their core business. Our products find their way into high-tech applications in the semiconductor industry, mechanical engineering, medical industry and aerospace, among others.
Etchform is part of the German Wickeder Group with over 1,100 employees, today one of the world’s leading companies for metal products and semi-finished goods with production facilities in Europe, the US and Asia.

Do you want to work in an no nonsense organization with an informal atmosphere? Do you want to be part of a close and stable team and commit yourself for a long time to our organization? Please send your application as soon as possible!

For more information please contact Jari Blankenburgh, Managing Director, +31 35 6855194 / or apply directly.