Business Development Manager - Food Packaging Solutions

Location
England / West Midlands, England / England
Salary
£Open + Car + Laptop + Mobile
Posted
09 Sep 2019
Closes
09 Oct 2019
Ref
PK6193
Contact
Nicola Hurd
Sector
Food
Job Function
Business development
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

(PK6193)

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

MIDLANDS / SOUTH

£Open + Car + Laptop + Mobile

Our client is a global manufacturer supplying a broad spectrum of the food industry with food packaging systems (machines, trays and lidding film) made with environmently friendly and recyclable materials. All materials used operate to high performance standards for modified atmosphere packaging, skin-pack, sterilisation, pasteurisation, heating, cooling and deep freezing. Machinery options vary from small manual up to full automatic high speed lines with vacuum and gas options. General purpose sealing films, peel-off, anti-fog and skin-pack films are also supplied.
They are currently looking to recruit a Business Development Manager to assist in identifying, developing and growth of new markets within the food sector (outside of current core business areas)

The role will be home based with a focus on market development rather then geographic areas so regular travel will be required. The preference is for a Midlands or Southern based candidate, however all locations will be considered.

Responsibilities include:
  • Identify and develop designated market sectors to increase profitability and sales revenue
  • Have a proven track record in winning new business
  • Have very strong negotiating skills
  • Be able to liaise with clients at board level
  • Arranging appointments and following them up
  • Maintaining strong working relationships
  • Work towards a set target
Key Requirements:
  • A proven track record of sales within the rigid or flexible food packaging sector
  • A technical understanding of materials and machinery processes for tray sealing
  • Highly results motivated with a with a positive outlook and particular focus on customer service
  • A creative, inventive thinker who is able to work autonomously
  • Highly organised with solid administration and reporting skills

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