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Local IT Manager, Business Application Support Regional Manager

Always be learning

I take care of local IT issues in Austria and central-eastern Europe, make sure users get the support they need from our support organization and act as a contact between the IT department and country management. My other role is to act as a manager for application support in northeast Europe and India. The job is essentially about meeting people, solving problems, traveling and learning new things. I think it's great.

Making it possible

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Look in the mirror and develop yourself.
Contract Manager, New Business Rosmalen

Selling TRUST

Konecranes offers many opportunities to learn every day and to develop your own career. I started in January 2006 as a sales engineer for maintenance contracts and light lifting equipment in the southern part of the Netherlands. Since then I have participated in a lot of product/equipment training, the most impressive of which was the Contract Workshop in Springfield USA. In 2007 we started in Benelux a service sales training program to learn how to “open the doors” of new...


Good training and good attitudes go a long way.
Branch Manager Jacksonville, Florida

Buddy knows best

I first heard about Konecranes from an old Navy buddy who said what a great company Konecranes was and suggested that I join him in the company. That was back in 1998. I started as a service technician in Cleveland, Ohio and then moved on to Raleigh, North Carolina. My first job here in Jacksonville was as a lead inspector, after which I progressed from service supervisor to service manager and now branch manager. It’s been great.

Meeting customer challenges