Sales Manager UK & Ireland

Commensurate with experience
01 Mar 2018
01 Apr 2018
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Sales Manager UK & Ireland
Commutable to offices based in Yorkshire 

Job ref:    EG/40029

Salary:      Commensurate with experience

The client:
Our client is a global force in the manufacturing of minerals and compounds that deliver high value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods and building products.
The business is expanding their performance additives division through the acquisition of a leading plastics compounding and recycling company, which develops high-quality products from recycled polymers. Growth will be enabled through substantial investment and a talented sales professional is required to support and drive this development. 

The role:

Key Responsibilities:
·    Maintain and develop existing and new customers
·    Identification of market potential in regard to both current products and new applications
·    Monitor market and competitor activities and provide relevant reports and information
·    Develop and improve the current market positioning of the company
·    Assist with budget preparation
·    Liaise with sister companies in the USA and China on regional marketing requirements
·    Successfully negotiate contracts with customers, utilising strong commercial acumen to maximise the success of the business
·    Provide technical support to customers through close co-ordination with R&D
·    Provide customers with technical assistance in analysing their products and quality needs and support them with problem solving

This position requires: 

·    Experienced sales professional within polymer recycling or compounding 
·    In-depth knowledge of the plastic recycling market 
·    A minimum of 5 years commercial experience in a customer facing role providing a consultative sell for  technical products.  
·    Problem solving and trouble-shooting skills
·    Ability to effectively communicate with people from all levels inside and outside of the organization
·    Ability to perform multiple tasks accurately and efficiently.
·    Teamwork and a keen sense of responsibility
·    Problem solving and trouble-shooting skills
·    Must be prepared to travel extensively
·    Adept at building productive relationships at existing customers as well as generating new business opportunities with new target accounts 
To apply please contact Ellie Guest
0044(0) 1789 207070

For EU roles, candidates must be eligible to work and live in the European Union.
Proof of eligibility will be required with your application.

Listgrove has offices in Stratford-upon-Avon, Düsseldorf, Lyon, Barcelona, Milan,
Amsterdam, Malmö and Dubai


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