Technical Sales Manager - Chemicals - Germany

Location Germany
Discipline: Chemicals, Coatings, Polymers, Personal Care & Cosmetics
Job type: Technical Sales Executive
Salary: £Highly Competitive, Company Car & Excellent Benefits
Contact name: Laura Merritt

Contact email: laura@merrittrecruitment.com
Job ref: 201
Published: 18 days ago

​Home based in Germany

Our client is a growing European chemical manufacturer, they are seeking an experienced sales professional to support German customers in a range of industries including health and personal care, household and industrial detergents, plastics, catalyst & polymerization additives, industrial coating, paper and textiles industries. The product portfolio is wide and varied and includes propriety products and will require a good technical applications knowledge, ideally in cosmetics, detergents and plastics.

Key Tasks:

  • A member of the German sales team, the candidate will promote the sale of products and services for Germany.

  • He/she will ensure consistent and profitable growth of the revenues by planning sales strategies and identifying target clients and objectives.

  • The candidate will thus be responsible of developing the market of his/her referred area by directly visiting clients.

Responsibilities:

  • To foster the sale of the Company's products in the assigned area, ensuring the products' technical approval by the local customers;

  • To enhance customers’ satisfaction by providing a quality service to customers, including the provision of sound technical advice, covering the formulation of a wide range of chemical products;

  • To identify development plans, supported by adequate actions;

  • To promote sales and supply contracts;

  • To take care of the customers and commercial partners on a constant basis, in compliance with the executed agreements;

  • To attend trade fairs following instructions given by the Company's management;

  • To ensure an effective technical support in promoting and introducing new products to the Company's customers;

  • To ensure an efficient coverage of the assigned area and customers, through periodical visits.

Candidate Profile:

Several years of sales experience in the following industrial applications: health and personal care, household and industrial detergents, plastics, catalyst & polymerization additives, industrial coating, paper and textiles industries;

Qualified to Degree level in Chemistry, Chemical Engineer or similar educational background

Candidates must live in Germany and have the right to work. Sponsorship is not available.

Full German driving license

Excellent written and spoken German and English required, additional European languages would be an advantage.

·Willingness to travel in Germany and Europe. Overnight stays may be required.

In return our client is offering a competitive salary, car and bonus.