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Sales manager Nordic (Fixed Gas and Flame Detection), MSA Safety

In this position, you will be responsible for the development of Fixed Gas and Flame Detection sales to distributors and resellers in the North European Region. You will be covering sales of all Best-Mix product lines from all MSA and GM.

You will maintain and grow the customer base and business level within selected countries in the North European Region. In this role, you will work closely with Distribution partners, driving the sales process across all MSA sales channels to win identified projects.

The role focuses on selling in to target market segments whilst concentrating on developing sales of Gas Detectors, Flame Detectors, Fire & Gas Systems and associated ancillaries. In this role, you will report to the Regional Manager Northern & Eastern Europe, Richard W Smith, based in the UK.

The candidate can live in Sweden, Norway or Denmark and will be working from his/her home office. You will travel up to 70% of the time, at least the first year. Mostly in the Nordic region.

We are looking for someone with this experience;

  • 5 years Sales experience of Gas Detection or Fire Detection products
  • Sales of technical products through direct and indirect channels and across borders to OGP, Chemical, EPC segments
  • Track record in managing Key Account Relationships within the OGP sector
  • A detailed knowledge of the business mechanics of the EPC and DCS companies
  • Written and spoken English

As a person, you are a self-starter who takes own initiatives. You have a strong customer focus and have experience from negotiating and building strong relationships. We also think that you are a humble and a good listener.

MSA Safety is working together with Harvey Nash in this recruitment process. To apply for this position please send your CV as soon as possible to Please mark your application with 5772. If you have any questions please contact Recruitment Consultant Sara Gustavsson

Established in 1914, MSA Safety Incorporated is the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures. Many MSA products integrate a combination of electronics, mechanical systems and advanced materials to protect users against hazardous or life-threatening situations. The company's comprehensive product line is used by workers around the world in a broad range of markets, including the oil, gas and petrochemical industry, the fire service, the construction industry, mining and the military. MSA's core products include self-contained breathing apparatus, fixed gas and flame detection systems, portable gas detection instruments, industrial head protection products, fire and rescue helmets, and fall protection devices. With 2016 revenues of $1.15 billion, MSA employs approximately 4,300 people worldwide. The company is headquartered north of Pittsburgh in Cranberry Township and have more than 40 international locations around the world. Please visit