Technical Sales Manager - Home Based - (Food Ingredients)

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£35,000 + Excellent Company Benefits Package + Car
11 Oct 2016
08 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Technical Sales Manager - Home Based - (Food Ingredients)
Home Based Covering the North of the UK
£35,000 + Excellent Company Benefits Package + Car

Is this role for me?
Yes if you:
> Have prior food ingredients expertise
> Hold a food science qualification
> Have field sales expertise
> Live within UK Northern region
Ready to join a global leader and make your mark?
We have an exciting opportunity for a Technical Sales Manager to join the food industry team. Home based, but ideally located in the north of the UK, this role will be responsible for driving the technical development and growth of our food portfolios. This is a customer facing role reporting into the Regional Business Manager.
About Us:
We are the Food Ingredients division of an a leading $10 billion global product distributor spanning chemicals, speciality consumables, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics serving more than 80,000 customers across 100 countries.
Key Accountabilities:
+ Create enduring customer relationships through regular face to face contact
+ Demonstrate a detailed technical understanding of company products and their application
+ Work collaboratively with the Regional Account Manager to create and drive profitable growth opportunities through technical leadership
+ Maintain personal product and application expertise through regular training and seminars
+ Deliver technical up-skilling of salesforce through product and application training
+ Supports new product launches working together with suppliers’ technical team and influencing positively the relationship between the business and its suppliers
+ Sample management and drive follow-up process
+ Continuously monitor market share by mapping technology, regulatory changes and competitor activity
We Are Looking For:
+ Prior food ingredients expertise
+ Food Science qualification
+ Field sales or customer facing technical expertise
+ Lives within Northern region
What we offer in return:
> 33 days holiday
> Generous pension scheme
> Death in service benefit
> Discounted childcare vouchers
> Discounted private healthcare
> Discounts with 1,000+ retailers
> Company Car
We have a great team of people, a great place to work and offer all the benefits you’d expect from the world’s #1 at what we do. Let’s Talk!
You may have worked in the following capacities:
Food Development Manager, Product Manager (Food), Food Ingredients Sales Manager, Food Ingredient Sales, Food Category Area Manager, Sales Account Manager, Technical Sales Development.

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