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Sales Representative Technical Polymer Applications - Benelux

Organization

Ocean Recruitment is a recruitment company dedicated to the chemical and raw materials industry. For one of our clients we are searching for a Sales Representative Technical Polymer Applications and Polymer Packaging - Benelux.

Our client is global producer of industrial chemicals and a worldwide distributor of specialty chemicals. The company's markets are o.a. polymers (flooring, compounding, wire & cable, pipe & profile), building materials (paints, coatings, sealants, adhesives and construction materials) and life sciences (food, feed, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, environmental products and agriculture).
The company has presence in more than 50 countries with over 8,000 employees.

Work location

Home office - Netherlands

Function

- Plan and pay customer visits (if necessary in cooperation with application technology or product management).
- Present and sell the entire product portfolio available in the polymers industry.
- Clarification of all commercial and technical questions of customers, if necessary by information research, consultation of superior or related departments such as application technology, product management, quality management, etc.
- Intensification of existing customer relationships as well as creation of new fields of application for your products.
- Initiation, support and monitoring of customer projects e.g. attendance during trials, analysis and interpretation of trial results.
- Processing of claims, in collaboration with further involved parties.
- Conduct negotiations with customers regarding prices, bonuses, and other integral parts of the contract (if necessary after prior consultation with Head of Sales or Product Management).
- Tracing of outstanding payments of customers.
- Visit reports and continuous maintenance of information regarding customers, visits, competitors, sales volumes, etc. in the available systems.
- Permanent improvement of knowledge regarding products and fields of application.
- Prepare yearly budgets together with Head of Sales.

Requirements

You are a commercial driven person, who likes to be with customers. Furthermore you have:

- Technical knowledge of the Polymers market in the Benelux, covering markets such as PVC Flooring, Compounding, Wire & Cable, Pipe & Profile, Polyolefins applications.
- A minimum of 5 years commercial experience in a customer facing role selling technical (chemical) products.
- A degree in Polymers, Materials or Chemical Engineering would be preferable.
- Fluent in Dutch and English, and preferable a good knowledge of the French language.
- Excellent interpersonal & negotiation skills.
- Autonomous, “self-motivated”, results-orientated.
- Organized & structured.

Offer

You will be offered a competitive package, including car and other benefits.

Information

For more information you can contact:

Rogier Duijndam
T +31 (0)71 5234603
M +31 (0)6 19586646
rogier@ocean-recruitment.com

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