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Country:  Sweden

Markaryd, SE

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Product specialist

Country: Sweden (SE) 
Location: Markaryd,  
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At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. 

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.



Would you enjoy a Product Specialist role with a lot of international co-operation and sales focus?  Then this might be the role for you!


We are currently seeking our new Product Specialist to replace one of our colleagues who will be taking on a new role in the company.  



Your key responsibilities

As Product Specialist at Konecranes Lifttrucks you will be part of our Sales Support – team. Here you will find a team of six colleagues in similar roles who enjoy supporting each other and finding new solutions.


Our Sales Support function are the link to our distributers all around the world. You will be the distributors closest contact and sell out machines through them to our end costumer. The technical support towards our distributers is also a significant part of the role, as well as understanding the end clients needs.


Since we are a global export business, you will of course have a lot of interactions with our distributors and costumers in the countries you will support, as well as important contact points in Markaryd, such as sales, logistics, finance and engineering.


Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Support and develop sales of Konecranes Lifttrucks products in assigned territories.
  • Support distributors and front-line sales managers in technical and commercial matters
  • Manage quotations and order handling
  • Participate in various sales and marketing related projects
  • Marketing and customer relations in consultation with Sales & marketing Director BU Lift Trucks
  • Price management for assigned territories within established limits
  • Execute deals with distributors


The role will be located at our office in Markaryd and you will be reporting to Sales Support Manager BU Lift Trucks.


Why join us?

At Konecranes, you end up in the centre of events. We launched the world's first electric hybrid already in 2013, and considering how much is now developing within electrification, automation, and connected machines, you can expect an exciting work life!


Our mission is to build and customize the hardest-working, longest-lasting, heavy-duty lift trucks for our customers. This has been our way, our core, ever since we made our very first lift truck in 1959.


With Konecranes, you get the opportunity to work closely together with entire value chain and will be surrounded by a global team characterized by entrepreneurship and personal responsibility where you have great opportunities to influence the whole.


What should you bring?

Our ideal candidate will have an open and communicative mindset and be service minded. If you also have a technical interest and the will to learn, then we think you will enjoy this role.  
Furthermore, we see that you have:

  • At least a high-school diploma, higher education is a plus.
  • Previous experience in sales.
  • Experience from automotive or other heavier manufacturing industries are preferred.
  • Good English knowledge, both spoken and written. Any other language skills are considered a plus.
  • Previous experience in an international setting.  


To succeed in and enjoy the role you will find motivation in supporting others and provide positivity and energy to the team. We also think that you are a self-driven, team-oriented person who also enjoys reaching your targets. You have the ability to make your own decisions and like sharing your knowledge with others.



We welcome you to apply via our career site latest the 29th of March. We appreciate early applications and reserve a right to finalise the recruitment process once the suitable candidate for the role has been identified


For further information about the role please contact Daniel Sjöstrand, Sales Support Manager BU Lift Trucks, if you have any questions about the position, +46 (0)70 59 00 955.



Do you want to lift your carrier? Welcome to Konecranes 



Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination.

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