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Sales Representative Consumer region South-East Netherlands

Date: Mar 26, 2019

Location: Vianen, UT, NL

Company: Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.


Primary purpose of the position:

  • Perform sales activities through inbound lead follow-up and outbound cold calls and emails in the assigned area and customer portfolio in line with strategies and plans to achieve top-line targets.
  • Optimize customer satisfaction by continuous End Users Fleet (customers).


  • Focus on Tire Specialist channel, private fleet owners and/or service providers.
  • Implement and follow up key account strategy with the aim to grow Goodyear sell-out, SOM/SOB and POS profitability.
  • Understand customer needs and requirements (using specific value proposition).
  • Promote category management as key differentiator and driver in the market place for customers. Actively implement tools like pre-order consulting, red dots, pos concept sells, trade margin dashboards, geo insights, marketing proposition, etc.
  • Follow up with sales reps and the Sales Manager, post meeting for all strategic clients. Determine result of respective meeting, and follow up appropriately to close the loop.


Knowledge & skills:

  • Self-starter, energetic, persuasive, persistent, motivated
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Business acumen
  • Strong affinity with tires, technology and automotive
  • Research accounts, identify key players and generate interest
  • Strong listening, negotiating and presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Dutch and English
  • Accurate and punctual
  • Flexible and has a hands-on mentality
  • Updates job knowledge by studying new product descriptions; participating in educational opportunities.
  • working knowledge of SAP is considered a plus



Bachelor level or equivalent by experience.



2 to 3 years work experience in the commercial field. A proven outbound sales trackrecord is a real plus!



Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to


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