Our Client is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, additives and food ingredients.
Peak Recruitment are partnering with a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, additives and food ingredients, who are looking to hire a Technical Sales Manager to be based out of their European headquarters in Amsterdam to build the sales of their flavor enhancer additives to savory food producers throughout Europe and in the long-term, North America.
It is a fantastic opportunity to become a part of this highly renowned company's ongoing success, and will be at the forefront of their growth in this newly created savory segment in Europe. The role will be expected to build lasting relationships with an array of food producers, travelling across Europe whilst building internal relationships with technical and applications teams.
This will be an office based with frequent travel covering initially Europe and more longer term North America, covering the following key responsibilities:
Launch of new savory flavor additives portfolio.
Develop new accounts with savory food producers across Europe.
Customer relationships with Purchasing, R&D & Marketing.
Achieving customer targeted volume and price goals.
Contract and pricing management of customers including key contract negotiations.
Strong contributor to the development and identification of growth opportunities and competitive threats via customer and market understanding and communicating the same back to the organization.
A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Degree qualified in a food science related field.
10+ years experience in a sales related role within the savory food ingredients segment, ideally with experience in flavor enhancer additives.
Food Application and new product development experience with customer R&D preferred.
Highly developed communication skills appropriate for all business situations.
Willing to travel extensively.
What Our Client Offers
Salary EUR 90,000 - 110,000 / Annual
13th month salary
25 days annual leave
For further details or for immediate consideration then please contact Tim Golding at Peak Recruitment at firstname.lastname@example.org or +44(0) 1943 725500.
Please note only shortlisted candidates with the required qualifications will be contacted.
Peak Recruitment acts an employment agency for permanent roles within the food and agriculture industries globally.
The salary advertised is the bracket available for this position. The actual salary paid will be dependent on your level of experience, qualifications and skill set. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates.