Sales Manager – Contract and Toll Manufacturing
Based in Irlam, Manchester
Competitive Salary + Bonus
We are currently working with a world class manufacturer of surfactants and associated chemicals for the personal care, cosmetics and HI&I industries. They are also leaders in toll manufacturing, they offer a wide range of chemical manufacturing capabilities for their global customer base.
They are looking for an experienced Sales Manager to join their team.
What You’ll Do:
• Actively promote the company brand and services with the relevant markets
• Maintain and develop existing contract/toll customers
• Talk with both the technical and commercial departments of contract customers in order to gain as much information of their product uses and their wider industry in order to advise them on the best possible services and options for them
• Use your industry knowledge to research and identify potential new customers
• Provide contract manufacturing quotes within company guidelines
• Develop new global sales and distribution opportunities with a focus on the technical capabilities of the company
• Keep the management team aware of all market intelligence including its affects on customers, suppliers and competitors
• Attend UK and overseas exhibitions, as required, and follow up leads
Who You’ll Be:
• Have a strong technical, chemistry background
• A proven track record of sales within the chemical industry
• Be able to work under pressure, as well as working to strict deadlines and have the ability to prioritize your own workload
• Have the patience to work on long term projects
• Be able to work on your own initiative whilst recognizing the need for a whole team in order to get the business done.
• Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Have excellent interpersonal skills
• Have excellent administration, planning, organizational and time keeping skills.
Our client offers a competitive salary, with a performance bonus and other perks including a car allowance.
On this occasion LiCa Scientific is acting as an Employment Agency