Working at Freudenberg: “We will wow your world!” This is our promise. As a global technology group, we not only make the world cleaner, healthier and more comfortable, but also offer our 52,000 employees a networked and diverse environment where everyone can thrive individually. Be surprised and experience your own wow moments.

Freudenberg Performance Materials is a leading global supplier of innovative technical textiles for the markets of automotive, building materials, apparel, energy, filter media, healthcare, building interiors, shoe and leather goods as well as specialties. The company generates sales of approx. 1.6 billion euros, has 32 production sites in 14 countries around the world and more than 5,000 employees. Freudenberg Performance Materials attaches great importance to social and ecological responsibility as the basis for its business success.

You support our team as

Global Head of Sales, Fuel Cell Components (F / M / D)

  • As the Global Head of Sales, Fuel Cell Components at Freudenberg Performance Materials (FPM), you will lead the strategic direction and operational implementation of the sales division. Your role involves developing and executing global sales strategies to achieve corporate goals, managing a successful team, and building long-term relationships with key accounts. These tasks will be enabled through tactful negotiation skills, social and cultural intelligence, and a proactive, structured approach to drive sales growth.
  • Your Impact:
  • Drive Strategy: Leveraging the overarching global direction, develop and implement the strategic path for the sales and marketing division.
  • Build Relationships: Foster and grow relationships with leadership teams and key customers while managing the entire sales funnel to identify and expand new target customer relationships.
  • Drive Profitable Growth: Continuously enhance sales processes, including the sales cycle, pipeline management, and sales forecasting, while expanding key account management through collaborative planning, ultimately closing high-value deals to drive significant revenue growth.
  • Provide Leadership: Manage, expand, and develop a global, success-oriented sales team.

  • Education in Economic Engineering or a comparable field.
  • Professional and management experience in sales for fuel cells, electrolysis systems, or the automotive industry, with proven success in planning and managing key accounts.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time.
  • Proficiency in German and English is required.
  • Skills Needed for Success in this Role:
  • Influence: You’re able to shape decisions and persuasively guide behaviors through strategic actions.
  • Communication: You effectively convey information, ideas, and instructions clearly and compellingly to diverse audiences.
  • Social/Cultural Intelligence: You have the capacity to understand, respect, and navigate different social and cultural contexts to build strong, trusting, and effective relationships.
  • Business Expertise: You drive the process of identifying, pursuing, and cultivating opportunities for growth and expansion for our market presence and revenue goals.
  • If this opportunity aligns with your career goals and trajectory, we would be delighted to receive your application!

Personal Development

We offer a variety of trainings to ensure you can develop in your career.

Flexible Work Models

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Performance Related Bonus

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Diversity & Inclusion

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International Opportunities

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