Etchform BV, part of the German Wickeder Group, is growing rapidly. Within our team of more than 30 colleagues we have a vacancy for the following position:

Sales Engineer – Metal Precision Parts – Etching Technology

Location: Hilversum (North-Holland)


Duties and responsibilities


Responsible for the implementation of the commercial policy and the annual sales plan. This also involves: building and maintaining good relations with customers/suppliers, generating requests for quotation, assessing the technical and commercial feasibility, making calculations and quotations, follow up and order handling from receipt to invoicing. Works independently, but in close and good cooperation with the various departments. Visits customers and suppliers in the context of projects. The Sales Engineer reports to the Managing Director.



Candidate profile

  • Technical education, mechanical engineering/chemical engineering/material science. By education / experience at least college level
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a relevant sales (engineer) role with a strong technical content
  • Analytical, but also practical and problem solving
  • Strong communicative skills, diplomatic, effective and convincing, both internally towards colleagues and externally
  • Structured and accurate, also under time pressure
  • Flexible and willing to complete tasks outside regular hours when necessary
  • Command of Dutch, English and German in word and writing
  • Lives within travelling distance of Hilversum


We offer

  • A fulltime position
  • Internal training
  • Good primary and secondary working conditions (Collective Labour Agreement “Kleinmetaal”)
  • 25 vacation days and 13 ADV days
  • Lease car and laptop/mobile phone
  • Permanent employment when functioning well


About our organization


Etchform BV exists for more than 40 years and is very successful (and the only company physically present in the Netherlands in her field) in meeting the need for complete and customized solutions for thin precision parts on customer specification in almost any metal, based on etching techniques and electroforming. Additional value is added by e.g. heat and surface treatments, laser operations, clean-room packaging and supply chain management, allowing customers to concentrate on their core business. Our products find their way into for example high-tech applications in the semiconductor industry, machine building, medical industry and aerospace.

Etchform is part of the German Wickeder Group with over 1,100 employees, today one of the world's leading companies for metal products and semi-finished goods with production facilities in Europe, the US and Asia.


More information and application


Do you like to work in a no-nonsense organization with an informal atmosphere? Do you want to be part of a very close and stable team and commit yourself for a long time to our organization? Then please respond immediately!


For more information please contact Jari Blankenburgh, Managing Director, +31 35 6855194 / or apply directly.