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Celebrating its 80th year as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 10,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $2.4 billion in revenues in fiscal 2018. Learn more at




Currently, our Industrial Business Group is looking for an enthusiastic Senior Sales Engineer who is willing to be based in Vietnam. This position works directly under the supervision of the Country Manager.

Most areas of responsibility are reviewed on a monthly basis and supported by weekly reports as well as face to face discussion by the supervisor. Targets are established on a yearly basis with quarterly review to ensure overall company's targets/KPIs are met for the year. Potential candidate should be able to work independently and has the ability to drive the business growth. This position offers the right candidate the opportunity to progress and lead the business as a Sales Manager.


- Degree or Diploma educational qualifications in the technical discipline.
- Preferably 7 - 10 years working experience in metal cutting products and experience working in technical manufacturing environment.
- Competent in understanding and communicating all product and technical information.
- Five years proven track record in business sales or related market.
- Computer literacy in Microsoft Windows / Office environment.
- Can work independently with minimum to no supervision

- Willing to work and cover Hanoi, Vietnam

- Has the strong knowledge on the local market

- Possess own transport and should be comfortable at usual travel


• Research prospective accounts in targeted markets, pursue leads and follow through to a successful agreement.
• Understand the target markets, including industry, company, project, company contacts and which market strategies can be used to attract clients in the short, mid and long term.
• To achieve sales targets and other KPIs as defined by the management.
• Responsible for the full sales cycle, from leads to on-going account relationships as appropriate.
• Maintain relationships with current clients and identify new prospects within the area you have been assigned.
• Expand sales to existing customers by identifying additional needs and developing appropriate sales strategy to meet their needs.
• To create new leads through cold calling, networking and following up to successfully close the business.
• Monitor customers and competitor activities in the market and report important customer and competitor information to the management.
• Manage channel sales partners and identify white spaces and developing new partners.
• Continuously improve current working knowledge of existing and new products and services.

• Performance Driven
• Communication
• Practical Judgment and Disciplined Problem Solving
• Time Management and Perseverance
• Strong Work Ethic and Self-Starting
• Winning Attitude and Networking
• Planning, Listening and Negotiating,
• Resourceful and Presentation Skills

Equal Opportunity Employer

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