Market Development Manager – Machinery (f/m/d)

Klüber Lubrication München GmbH & Co. KG

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 51,000 employees a networked and diverse environment where everyone can thrive individually. Be surprised and experience your own wow moments.
Klüber Lubrication, a company of the Freudenberg Group, is the global leader in speciality lubrication with manufacturing operations in North and South America, Europe and Asia, subsidiaries in more than 30 different countries and distribution partners in all regions of the world, supported by our HQs in Germany. We are passionate about innovative tribological solutions that help our customers to be successful. We supply products and services, many of them customized, in almost all industries from automotive to the wind energy markets.

Some of your Benefits

  • Cafeteria/ Canteen: We offer fresh food on-site, both hot and cold.
  • Easily Reachable: Easy, low-stress access by car or public transport.
  • Sustainability & Social Commitment: We support social and sustainable projects and encourage employee involvement.
  • Personal Development: We offer a variety of trainings to ensure you can develop in your career.
  • Diversity & Inclusion: We focus on providing an inclusive environment and recognize our diversity contributes to our success.


You support our team as

Market Development Manager – Machinery (f/m/d)


  • Our Team Machinery is responsible for a vast variety of markets & industries with a strong focus on intralogistics, mobile equipment (construction & agriculture), elevators & escalators, power tools, machine tools, recycling equipment and many more.
  • Be the point of contact for the markets you are responsible for - onboard sales engineers around the world, different internal departments and external point of contacts
  • Develop comprehensive business strategies, derive and implement adequate initiatives
  • Enter & conquer new markets, hold & grow existing markets
  • Develop and promote marketing & communication strategies and activities together with our marcom experts
  • Initiate product benchmark tests, communicate the results, and convert them into selling arguments
  • Pricing responsibility for products and defined accounts
  • Develop a strong network and partnerships internally and externally
  • Visit and win customers, grow your markets sustainably
  • Drive to win big sales opportunities


  • Science degree (mechanical/chemical engineering, business administration) or equivalent skills
  • High level of self-motivation and willingness to learn
  • High level of independent working and proactiveness
  • Ability to understand, transfer and present complex topics
  • Team player with excellent networking and communication skills
  • Business-minded personality with customer-oriented attitude and technical understanding
  • Strategic thinking with a strong ambition to achieve set goals
  • Willingness to travel internationally (30-50%)
  • Professional German and English language skills are mandatory
  • Profound project management experience and skills are desirable
  • Experience in sales and/or marketing, product management, (key-) account management or application engineering is desirable
  • Experiences in construction industry, agriculture industry, intralogistics, machine tools or are desirable
  • Experiences in lubricants are desirable
  • Experience in the Elevators & Escalators, Intralogistics, Construction and/or Agriculture industry is desirable, extensive tribological knowledge is an advantage

The Freudenberg Group is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion. Employment opportunities are available to all applicants and associates without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, protected military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.