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Career

Vacancies

As a renowned family business in the field of woodworking machinery, we are one of the top names in the industry. We successfully produce and sell NC-controlled special machines, production lines and machining centers for the wood processing industry.

Currently we have the following positions open that we are looking to fill

Sales Manager

Sales Manager 

Summary

Manages sales activities in a specific geographic area by performing the following duties personally or through dealers and independent agents.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and implements strategic sales plans to accommodate corporate goals.
  • Develops sales forecasts and sets performance goals accordingly.
  • Reviews market analyses to determine customer needs, price schedules and discount rates.
  • Coordinates sales distribution by establishing relationships with dealers and agents and maintaining relationships with key clients.
  • Advises dealers, distributors and clients concerning products and services.
  • Analyzes sales statistics to formulate policy and assist dealers with promoting sales.
  • Provides information to general manager on product simplification and marker conditions.
  • Represents company at trade association meetings to promote product.
  • Assists in setting up booths at trade shows.
  • Meets with and delivers sales presentations to key clients, and occasionally in coordination withdealers and agents.
  • Assists dealers and agents with negotiating and closing deals.
  • Coordinates liaison between sales department and other sales related units.
  • Analyzes and controls expenditures of division to conform to budgetary requirements.
  • Assists other departments within organization to prepare manuals and technical publications.
  • Prepares periodic sales reports showing sales volume, potential sales and area of proposed client base expansion.
  • Monitors and evaluates the activities and products of the competition.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

Has indirect supervision over the activities of dealers, independent agents and inside sales support staff.

 

Qualifications

  • Associates degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school.
  • Three to five years related experience and/or training, preferably in industrial equipment sales.
  • Strong technical aptitude with ability to interpret technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form containing both abstract and concrete variables.
  • Good oral and written presentation skills to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Proficiency operating a personal computer and using word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and database software.
  • Language skills to read, analyze, and interpret business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
  • Mathematical proficiency to calculate discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.
  • Must be able to travel approximately 30% to 50% of the job time.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and required auto insurance.
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

 

Koch LP Machinery + System
Hans Meier
Phone 678.444.5000
hmeier(at)kochmachinery.com

Service Technician

Service Technician

Reports to Service Manager.

Installs, maintains and repairs NC and CNC woodworking equipment by performing the following duties.

 

Duties and responsibilities including (but not limited to) the following:

  • Install machinery in customers’ facility.
  • Trains operators on basic operation of system.
  • Trains maintenance personnel on basic maintenance and troubleshooting of systems.
  • Visually inspect and test machinery and equipment both at the customers’ facility and at the Koch Office.
  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears and other parts of machinery.
  • Installs and repairs electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment.
  • Assists in setting up booths at trade shows.
  • Provide trouble shooting support over phone.

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in installation and maintenance of NC machinery.
  • The ability to operate a variety of hand and power tools, testing and measuring equipment and PC diagnostic software.
  • Must be familiar with basic Windows operating systems as well as most MS Office programs.
  • Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, mechanical and electrical schematics (IEC), construction drawings and procedure manuals.
  • Job requires up to 60% - 80% travel.
  • Must be able to speak effectively with members of customer’s organization including management, supervisory personnel, maintenance staff and machine operators.
  • Must be able to write routine reports detailing work performed.
  • Must have common math skills and be able to work with metric measurements.
  • Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. The ability to diagnose problems involving a combination of standardized tests and logical deductions.
  • Must be able to work unsupervised following established guidelines.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and required automobile insurance.
  • Must have or be eligible to obtain current passport.
  • Must be fluent in English, German and/or Spanish language skills a plus.

 

Physical demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and the risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration and dust. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; poor lighting and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level and work environment is usually loud.

 

Supervisory responsibilities:

Has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

 

Koch LP Machinery + System
Hans Meier
Phone 678.444.5000
hmeier(at)kochmachinery.com