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Sales Manager (f/m/d) DACH

 

If the chemistry is right, we can make a difference at LANXESS: speed up sports, make beverages last longer, add more color to leisure time and much more.
As a leading specialty chemicals group, we develop and produce chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and high-tech plastics. With around 14,800 employees, we are present in 33 countries
worldwide. Be part of it!

 

Job Highlights

 

  • Commercial responsibility for the sales of F&F BU products in Germany, Switzerland and Austria 
  • Meet or exceed annual goals within the territory and work in line with the KPI fixed in the yearly objectives
  • Based on own initiative and knowledge of the market, investigate and identify growth opportunities for new and existing products and customers 
  • Build, coordinate and maintain multi-level and multi-functional intercompany relationships with accounts, as well as internal teams
  • Close cooperation with Product Management, Business Development, R&D, Marketing, Customer Service to ensure overall customer satisfaction 
  • Document customer call reports, distributor reviews, market information, forecast, and development opportunities
  • Continuously provide meaningful market and competitive information to marketing teams

Requirements

 

  • Master degree in Chemistry and ideally post graduate business qualification 
  • Several years experience in sales of Specialty Chemicals to a wide range of different markets, ideally in Personal Care, Food, Home Care, Feed, Coatings.   
  • Experience in managing & developing accounts and building up multi-level relationships 
  • Self-starter who works well independently and in a team environment. 
  • Hands-on, solution-oriented, pragmatic and down-to-earth 
  • Excellent relationship building skills and proactive behavior. Result oriented working style. 
  • Ability to travel up to 50% 
  • Superior German skills for customer interactions and superior English for all internal communication 

 

What we offer you

 

  • Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages, inclusive of a global bonus program and an individual performance bonus program.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: We provide a variety of benefits to support your financial security, health and wellbeing including retirement plans, health programs, life insurance and medical care.
  • Work-Life & Flexibility: We support you in maintaining a balance between working hours and personal life. With our global “Xwork” program, we offer flexible working arrangements in all countries in which we operate.
  • Training & Development: We are committed to your professional and personal development and encourage you in the ongoing pursuit of education, training and knowledge through both formal and informal learning .


Diversity: For us, talent matters, we welcome everyone who commits to our values. We strongly believe that including diverse perspectives makes us more innovative and enhances our competitiveness. Therefore, we embrace the uniqueness of every single individual and are truly committed to supporting our people in developing their individual potential.

 

Please address your application to the Recruiting Team (CV in German and English needed).

 

Requisition ID:  3331
Location: 

Köln, NW, DE, 50679

Business Unit / Group Function:  Flavors and Fragrances


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