Sales Manager / Minerals (all genders)

Full time


Are you ready for new challenges in an international and innovation-driven environment where you can make a difference?  Apply and join our team, be curious, learn, grow, and develop your career together with us. We promise: you are in for a special ride!


The location of the role is in Leoben, Austria


About the job

In the role of a Sales Manager for Minerals, you will report to the Head of Minerals Sales EU/CIS. Your focus will lie on maintaining a cooperative relationship with our customers within the raw materials market. While attending to our customers’ needs as a primary point of contact, you will obtain orders from existing, as well as potential markets. Therefore, it is important that you have a customer-centric attitude supported by a strong technical and commercial background. You organize your everyday tasks independently and you complete your daily goals efficiently. You should understand the unique demands of each of our clients and present them with tailor-made solutions. In this position, you will also see through the entire sales process from offer to cash with the support of a qualified team. During work you will be traveling (inter)nationally approx. 50% of the time.


In addition, your tasks will include

  • Sales forecasting and demand planning, as well as management of receivables
  • Conducting price and contract negotiations
  • Preparing quotes based on pricing strategies (in alignment with RHI Magnesita’s commercial management standards)
  • Analyzing and developing new market opportunities
  • Travelling to relevant trade fairs


About You

You are a strong communicator with a collaborative attitude. With your great enthusiasm and creative mindset, you bring new ideas to the table, not only as an individual but also together with your colleagues. You work well in cross-functional teams and are not afraid to take responsibility and make decisions. With your hands-on mentality, structured approach and analytical skills, you proactively seek to improve the status quo. You see change as something positive, can adapt quickly and you like to courageously help shaping the future of RHI Magnesita.


What we expect from you in terms of


Education and Knowledge

  • University graduate – technical or engineering background (preferably in Metallurgical Engineering, Mineralogy, Geology, or similar) is desired, but not mandatory
  • Profound knowledge of the refractory and the MgO industry



  • English – Proficient/Fluent
  • Any other language will be considered an asset


Work Experience

  • Several years of relevant working experience


Why you should work for RHI Magnesita

You will perform in a customer focused environment. We live innovation and appreciate an open and pragmatic way of working. From our leaders we expect to drive our further transformation, to engage our people and to give direction. RHI Magnesita is a company where you can be yourself and where not only your resume and experience, but also your personality counts. We aim for global consistency in compensation policies, but also consider local common practices. RHI Magnesita is committed to support its employees through various means to enable the best possible performance.


We offer

  • Attractive remuneration packages including global bonus programme
  • Local benefits such as childcare facilities (Hilfswerk) on the company premises, free parking, canteen with daily meal allowance
  • A variety of health offers (discount for gym, sponsoring of sports events etc.)
  • Possibility of up to 50% home office (depending on the position) incl. allowance


The potential annual gross salary for this position starts at € 70.000,00 on a full-time basis depending on your qualifications and experience, as well as the amount of overtime and your level of seniority. We value your education, skills and experience and will make sure these are reflected accordingly in your final set salary.


Sounds like you?

At RHI Magnesita everyone is welcome and encouraged to apply. We evaluate applications based on required qualifications and regardless of gender identity, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, marital or partnership status. At RHI Magnesita we appreciate the value of diverse teams.


We kindly ask you to submit your application online and in English. Due to data privacy reasons, applications via e-mail cannot be taken into consideration. Should you have any questions about this position, please contact us at:


Agencies may only submit candidates for positions for which they have been invited to do so by the Head of Talent Acquisition Europe. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of RHI Magnesita and our company will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.


About RHI Magnesita

We are the acknowledged technology leader in the refractory industry. Our company is defined by people. We are committed to diversity and know that multiple approaches, perspectives and backgrounds fuel creativity and innovation. It is our aspiration to build a workplace culture where everyone feels valued, engages, and can enjoy a truly inclusive environment and the diverse voices of our employees are heard. We foster a collaborative culture that cherishes ideas and determination to add value for our customers. Our leadership style encourages open-mindedness, reliability, pragmatism, and innovation.


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