Job Description

Our client is a leading supplier of industrial minerals and is active in the manufacture and distribution of specialty chemicals.

Kandidaten Profil/Job Description

Team Leader PVA

Team Leader PVA -Polyvinyl alcohol- with min. 5 years relevant experience in PVA sales and distribution.

Main areas of responsibility are the PVA sales and distribution to European Printing and Writing customers, as secondary responsibility sales and distribution of PVA and PVC to Construction and Polymer accounts. 

The candidate would manage directly the Sales Representative - Technical Polymer Applications | Industrial Chemicals and through dotted line two customer service representatives.

The Team Leader PVA will be responsible for direct sales of feedstock to customers (Production partners) and responsible for the international market and will be in contact not only with customers (negotiation of big contracts and smaller accounts) but also with principals and managers.

For this reason, very strong communication skills are very important. The ideal candidate must be able to communicate on all professional levels, must have developed experience in international trades, in particular with China and/or Taiwan and must have very good organizing and leading skills. 

Key words and competences:

  • Experience in PVA distribution and supply
  • Sales and Distribution
  • Experience in paper industry 
  • Leading Experierence
  • International Business & Distribution Business
  • Experience in Import/Export 
  • Importing from Asia to Europe
  • Builds Network
  • Collaborates
  • Drives Results
  • Builds commercial processes (e.g. funnel management)
  • Products/Services Management & Development
  • Account/Client Management
  • Home Office possible, there is no fix rule


Your Qualifications

Completed commercial training, preferably as a foreign trade clerk or an adequate degree

Min. 5 years of professional experience in foreign trade and distribution

Min. 2 years management experience

Negotiation experience

Very good understanding of commercial issues

Business fluent English

Other foreign languages are an advantage

Excellent knowledge of German

Extensive MS Office knowledge

Experience with merchandise management systems

SAP knowledge advantageous

High motivation

Communication and sales strength

Ability to work in a team

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