Technical Sales Manager Packaging

Recruiter
Listgrove Ltd
Location
Italy (IT)
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
11 Jul 2019
Closes
11 Aug 2019
Ref
LL/45761
Job Function
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Technical Sales Manager Packaging

Based in San Marino

Job ref:     LL/45761

Our Client:

Established in the 1960’s, our client is a leading manufacturer of packaging materials for food application, serving customers on a global basis.

They are now looking to recruit a Technical Sales Manager with a successful record in R&D and/or New product development functions. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background from the food packaging sector with a commercial bias. Strong man management skills and fluency in English are essential for this exciting opportunity.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Candidate will work as part of the Business Development team for the Rotogravure and Flexography printing businesses, reinforcing and leading the current team of six people.
  • Monitor the main flexible packaging markets (EU, US and Asian) in order to be the first to implement innovative solutions, scouting new materials and solutions towards sustainability, consumer experience and safety
  • Prepare and negotiate value propositions in terms of new product development and innovation for prospects and existing customers
  • Actively support the design of packaging solutions in order to generate competitive advantage for the customer base
  • Ensure first time right performance in new business development projects
  • Perform benchmark analysis on existing product portfolio in order to optimize and reduce costs and complexity

Profile:

  • Technical Engineering Qualification or Degree (preferably in Chemistry)
  • Successful record in business development, R&D and/or New product development functions
  • Successful record leading a team and/or at least 7-8 years industry-specific commercial/ technical experience
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English is essential (Knowledge of Italian is a plus)
  • Strong analytical and leaderships skills, decision-making and problem solving
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills ; ability to work face to face with clients and translate market/customer needs with others in the business
  • Strong ability to be proactive
  • Ability to coordinate with internal and external partners in cross-functional mode
  • Available to travel frequently (Up to 50%)

To apply please contact Lorena Hull-Lozano

Lorena.Hull-Lozano@listgrove.es

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.

 

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