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C&K strives for performance excellence at both the individual and company level. Whether you’re an experienced professional or just starting out, this is a great place to build your career. Experienced professionals here at C&K have a proven track record that demonstrates their skills in getting the job done and achieving total customer satisfaction. C&K employs thousands of people around the globe with operations located throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. If you are ready to advance your career to the next level or simply looking for new challenges, C&K can help you find the opportunity that best fits your unique talents.

C&K is an equal opportunity employer. We are proud of the efforts we take to make diversity an integral part of the way we do business.

If you are interested in joining the C&K team, we would like to hear from you!

Current Openings:


C&K est leader dans la fabrication et la vente de solutions d’interface (switches électromécaniques, connecteurs pour lecteurs de carte à puce et pour applications spatiales, sous-ensembles). Grâce à son intégration verticale, C&K maîtrise totalement la chaîne de conception et de fabrication de ses produits pour proposer plus de 55 000 références de haute qualité à plus de 2 000 clients partout dans le monde.

Professionnalisme, innovation et goût du challenge nous permettent d’assurer une croissance constante, en préservant la confiance de nos clients issus notamment des secteurs de l’industrie, de l’automobile, des produits de consommation électroniques, des télécoms, du spatial et du médical.

Implantés sur les 3 continents, nous employons 1 500 salariés sur 2 sites de production, 3 centres R&D et une vingtaine de bureaux de ventes.

Conscients que chaque membre de notre équipe contribue à nos succès, nous attachons une grande importance à la diversité, au partage d’expériences, aux perspectives d’évolution et à l’expertise de nos collaborateurs. 

Dans le cadre d’une création de poste au sein de la cellule 3D (Fraisage CN, UGV et enfonçage) atelier outillages neufs de notre site de Dole (400 salariés), nous recherchons un(e) technicien(ne) usinage sur machines d’enfonçage.

Vous intervenez au sein d’une cellule composée de moyens de production high-tech tels que EDAC1, IQ300, Alicona. 

Principales missions : 

  • Analyser les gammes et plans de fabrication
  • Concevoir les électrodes nécessaires à l’enfonçage des pièces (Créo)
  • Usiner au µ sur machine d’enfonçage de précision type horlogère
  • Garantir la qualité et la finition de ses usinages
  • Optimiser le processus d’enfonçage dans une logique d’amélioration continue (de l’analyse de la pièce fabriquée à sa livraison) en collaboration avec les techniciens de la cellule 3D  Vous disposez d’une expérience solide en mécanique de précision (tolérance à +/- 1µ) dont au moins une expérience en enfonçage et la conception d’électrodes.

 

Horaires de travail : 2x8 et possibilité d’astreintes le week-end

Salaire : selon profil

Vous êtes fiable, rigoureux et appliqué. Vous faites preuve d’un bon relationnel avec un bon esprit d'équipe et êtes autonome. 

Profil:

Vous disposez d’une expérience solide en mécanique de précision (tolérance à +/- 1µ) dont au moins une expérience en enfonçage et la conception d’électrodes.

Vous êtes fiable, rigoureux et appliqué. Vous faites preuve d’un bon relationnel avec un bon esprit d'équipe et êtes autonome.

Horaires de travail : 2x8 et possibilité d’astreintes le week-end

Salaire : selon profil

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C&K est leader dans la fabrication et la vente de solutions d’interface (switches électromécaniques, connecteurs pour lecteurs de carte à puce et pour applications spatiales, sous-ensembles). Grâce à son intégration verticale, C&K maîtrise totalement la chaîne de conception et de fabrication de ses produits pour proposer plus de 55 000 références de haute qualité à plus de 2 000 clients partout dans le monde.

Professionnalisme, innovation et goût du challenge nous permettent d’assurer une croissance constante, en préservant la confiance de nos clients issus notamment des secteurs de l’industrie, de l’automobile, des produits de consommation électroniques, des télécoms, du spatial et du médical.

Implantés sur les 3 continents, nous employons 1 500 salariés sur 2 sites de production, 3 centres R&D et une vingtaine de bureaux de ventes.

Conscients que chaque membre de notre équipe contribue à nos succès, nous attachons une grande importance à la diversité, au partage d’expériences, aux perspectives d’évolution et à l’expertise de nos collaborateurs. 

Nous recherchons un(e) Technicien(ne) Automatisme pour renforcer l’équipe électrotechnique pour un contrat à durée indéterminée. 

Missions : 

  • Assurer la maintenance préventive et prédictive de la partie commande d’équipement
  • Etudier, réaliser et mettre au point tout ou partie d’un système automatisé
  • Assurer le support technique à la production et aux services transversaux
  • Détachements ponctuels sur des projets mécanisation

Profil : 

Diplômé(e) d'un BTS MAI / CRSA ou Electrotechnique

Minimum 5 ans d'expérience

 

Maitriser la méthode Grafcet

Maitriser la programmation sur les automates programmables et afficheurs (OMRON et autres)

Maitriser des schémas et câblages électrotechnique (connaissance de see electrical est un plus)

Connaitre la vision industrielle (KEYENCE, COGNEX)

Connaitre les différents asservissements et motorisations

 

Horaires de travail : 2x8

Salaire : selon profil

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Key Activity:  

  • Generating new business for C&K in DACH region (with an initial focus on Southern Germany) with an annual value of not less than $5M 

Responsibilities 

  • Develop from scratch a C&K customer base in the DACH region (focus on Southern Germany) by identifying potential customers, qualifying their activities and the $ opportunity for C&K (TAM: Total Available Market), and ultimately winning new business. This business may be transacted on a direct basis, through third party subcontractors or through our partner distributors.
  • Design in C&K products so we achieve prime print position.
  • Negotiate with new customers to maximize C&K revenue.
  • Drive demand for C&K products through prospection and demonstration of new products.
  • Keep abreast of new design companies, tech startups, university spin off and other “high tech” development companies, and were relevant present C&K and our products to them, for consideration for new projects.
  • Following up on marketing qualified leads in the region.

Typical Duties

  • 4 days a week “on the road” visiting new customers to create demand and design in C&K products.
  • 50% of time to prospect new potential customers.
  • 40% of time working on design in activities and negotiating.
  • 10% of time on administration reporting customer knowledge and pipeline in SFDC.
  • After a new Opportunity conversion to win, passing the day to day management of this customer to a third party so they can move onto another new prospect.

 The Individual

Education / Business Experience

  • minimum 5 years’ experience in component sales or in a business development role.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Engineering, or significant (5+ years) work experience selling in a technical environment.
  • Ideally experience within the electromechanical components and / or passive components / connectors sector.
  • Can demonstrate a high level of success in customer acquisition.

Personal Characteristics

  • Energetic & Result driven
  • Entrepreneurial / hunter spirit who enjoys winning new customers
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Able to prioritize and manage time
  • A strong interest in emerging technologies,
  • Very high level of curiosity.
  • Location: Southern Germany (based in Munich area ideally) with good access to major highways
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POSITION OVERVIEW:

As members of the C&K sales organization, the Sales Development Representative (SDR) is responsible for generating qualified new client leads, maintaining contact with current customers to determine additional needs, and updating the CRM database. While B2B experience is preferred, we will consider qualified candidates with varied customer sales experience.  We are willing to train and develop the right candidate who has the right attitude and aptitude!

The ideal candidates possess the following qualities:

  • Confident –Interact effectively with all levels of management and staff, internally and externally
  • Tenacious- Someone who can bounce back from neutral and negative experiences and unwaveringly move towards success
  • Results Oriented- An individual who adds value to our organization by achieving results
  • Entrepreneurial Drive- The ideal candidate will take ownership of his/her own future and will commit to C&K’s mission

Responsibilities:

  • Qualify and accept Marketing Qualified Leads (MQL) generated by digital marketing initiatives
  • Support case management and Lead management in SalesForce.com (SFDC)
  • Provide price quotations to Clients that purchase directly from C&K
  • Provide technical assistance and interpretation of company supplied product literature to Clients that purchase product directly from C&K within their region of responsibility
    • Refer complex technical inquiries to appropriate personnel while maintaining ownership
  • Collaborate with cross-functional departments to insure prompt, accurate responses that meet or exceed customer requests, while maintaining ownership of the response
  • Support SalesForce.com input for New Business Opportunities within region of responsibility
  • Make recommendations of process improvement opportunities to eliminate, automate or consolidate non selling activities
  • Collaborate and share best practices with your colleagues on the Inside Sales team
  • Ensure total Client satisfaction for Clients within region of responsibility
  • Assist Customers that request samples that are not in stock to either select a more popular part or to send an interim product close in specification

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates Degree in business
  • 2+ years sales experience with experience in electronics sales preferred
  • Experience with switches, sub-miniature, or electro-mechanical product is desired
  • PC Skills (MS Outlook, Excel and Word)
  • Experience with CRM Tracking and Reporting (Familiarity with SFDC a plus)

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Customer Focused
  • Self-Motivation and self-accountability
  • Problem solving skills
  • Drives results
  • Business writing skills
  • Verbal communication skills
  • Positive general outlook
  • Effective time management and prioritization

This position is considered an entry point toward a career path in outside sales

 

 

 

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 C&K (400 employees in Dole) is a global manufacturer of switches solutions looking for a Regional Sales Manager - Automotive, Germany.

Responsibilities: 

  • Develop sales in the automotive market in Germany
  • Identify new opportunities to design in C&K products to manufacturers and their subcontractors (Tier 1 & 2), close sales

Duties:

  • Identify and engage prospects
  • Develop customer intimacy at decision maker level and work closely with engineering and purchasing departments
  • Develop and maintain a new business opprtunities funnel to maximise growth
  • Animate all C&K departments (engineering, marketing, supply chain) to ensure alignment and win projects
  • Report activities and results to the management line and forecast future bookings and sales
  • Identify, anticipate end of life, loss of business and build mitigation plan
  • Negociate and close business

Location: Home office / based in Stuttgart

Department: Sales - will report directly to the Sales Manager North Europe C&K Europe

Staff: 400 in Europe - 15 people within Sales Department

Employment Contract: Permanent Contract

Qualification: Education / Training:

  • Bachelors degree preferably in Business or Engineering
  • 5-10 years of experience in Sales, minimum 3 years in Automotive
  • Should be oriented business:
    • 4 days a week on face to face customers visits
    • 1 day at home office

Background:

  • German Automotive market
  • 70% of the position based on Sales and 30% based on Technical
  • Design in activities
  • Sales
  • Project Management
  • Contract Management

Personal Characteristics: Energetic - Mobile - Results driven - Team Player - Strong Communication skills - Execution skills

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POSITION OVERVIEW:

Reporting to the Global Sales Operations Manager, the Americas Business Analyst gathers data from disparate systems, synthesizes the data to a usable format, analyzes the data to draw conclusions about the situation for which the data was gathered and makes recommendations as to remedies or courses of action. 

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  • Collects data from disparate systems to evaluate current sales trends, attainment to goals and/or to analyze any business situation required to support the growth and profitability of C&K Americas
  • Manages the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process to ensure timely and accurate forecasts are delivered and monitors forecast attainment
  • Develops all performance metrics and reports for the sales team and Manufacturer’s Reps
  • Prepares Monthly Operating Review (MOR), Weekly Virtual Staff Meeting, Board of Directors and other required presentations
  • Manages the annual planning cycle and all required data
  • Provides predictive analysis to understand potential business risks and opportunities
  • Provide Customer churn and business loss analysis and statistics and recommendations for business retention and recapture
  • Provide analysis to assist in pricing strategy decisions
  • Develops and project manages outsourced data projects such as commission payment
  • Validate data integrity and accuracy of all reporting

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts
  • Strong understanding of sales and marketing function with excellent financial and analytical skills
  • Adept at all software tools
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Access skills as well as knowledge of ERP software
  • Minimum 3 years proven experience in retrieving data from Data Warehouse or MRP system, translating into useable sales tools
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics or Engineering from accredited institution, MBA preferred

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Interpersonal savvy
  • Manages ambiguity
  • Collaborates
  • Communicates effectively
  • Manages complexity
  • Decision quality
  • Financial Acumen
  • Nimble learning
  • Plans and aligns
  • Strategic mindset
  • Manages priorities
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POSITION OVERVIEW:

As members of the C&K sales organization, the Distribution Asset Manager is responsible for helping to grow sales with our franchised distributors. This person will have a combination of sales and analytical skills, and will work closely with product managers at our distributors and within C&K.

The ideal candidates possess the following qualities:

  • Communication –Interact effectively with all levels of management and staff, internally and externally
  • Analytical- Ability to analyze data, recognize patterns and recommend and implement next steps
  • Results Oriented- Able to negotiate with distributors to achieve desired results.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of distributor inventory against market demand and POS.
  • Negotiate price and stocking packages to distributors to build sellable inventory
  • Identify C&K high runners and recommend these parts to our distributors to improve stocking and POS.
  • Manage engagement with distributor corporate quote center, follow up on special pricing requests
  • Manage special programs with our distributors such as consignment and blind fulfillment
  • Collaborate with cross-functional departments to insure prompt, accurate responses that meet or exceed customer requests, while maintaining ownership of the response
  • Some face to face interaction with distributors.
  • Collaborate and share best practices with your colleagues on the Inside Sales team
  • Ensure total Client satisfaction for Clients within region of responsibility

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates Degree in business
  • 5+ years sales experience with experience in electronics market preferred
  • Experience with switches, sub-miniature, or electro-mechanical product is desired
  • Strong analytical and PC Skills (MS Outlook, Excel and Word)
  • Experience with CRM Tracking and Reporting (Familiarity with SFDC a plus)

 

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Customer Focused
  • Self-Motivation and self-accountability
  • Negotiation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Drives results
  • Business writing skills
  • Verbal communication skills
  • Positive outlook
  • Effective time management and prioritization
Apply Now!