Area Sales Manager (m/f/d) - Italy


KHS is a subsidiary of Salzgitter AG. As one of the world's leading manufacturers of filling and packaging systems for beverages and liquid food we are a world-class player. Our customers have trusted in our passionate pioneering spirit and first-class technologies for over 150 years. However, we can only remain world class if we continue to find new employees who make just as high demands of themselves and the quality of their work as our customers make of us at KHS. Are you one of them?

Your Tasks

  • Proactive support of existing customers in Italy
  • Strengthening of existing customer relationships
  • Acquisition of new customers in the Italian market
  • Proposal preparation and project presentation
  • Order negotiations and order clarification
  • Accompaniment of order processing
  • Reporting
  • Market and competition observation
  • Support of key account customers
  • Participating at trade fair

Your Qualifications

  • Qualification as an electrical engineer (m/f/d) with good mechanical skills or comparable education/training
  • E- Degree/specialization in mechanical engineering or beverage technology or comparable qualification
  • Technical understanding and good knowledge of KHS line technology
  • At least 3 years of sales experience in the beverage industry
  • Good SAP and MS Office skills
  • Fluent in Italian and English, both written and spoken
  • Ability to work under pressure, team player, high willingness to learn
  • Goal-oriented and independent work
  • Distinct negotiation skills
  • High willingness to travel (in Italy approx. 50%)


  • Innovative and international working environment
  • Challenging and diversified job
  • Working in a highly motivated team
  • Strong company group
  • Attractive performance-related remuneration
  • Social benefits
  • Location: Wiener Neudorf ǀ Niederösterreich ǀ Österreich

In order to ensure our success in the future, too, we need first-class employees – and we also have plenty to offer them.


Fabian Fingerhut

HR International