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:
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
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
Communication and sales strength
Ability to work in a team