Technical Sales Manager - Pet Food Ingredients

Verrus Group
Yorkshire and the Humber
£45,000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Phone + Laptop + Pension
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
With exciting expansion plans in place, this is a superb opportunity to play an instrumental part in the continued success of an established business offering comprehensive training and ongoing development opportunities.

The Position:

Based from our client’s Yorkshire headquarters but predominantly field based with a nationwide remit, this is a superb technical sales and pet nutrition advisory support role involving:

  • Managing a portfolio of existing customer accounts, large and small
  • Increasing market share through proactive new business development
  • Selling directly to UK based pet food and animal feed manufacturers
  • Liaising with our client’s European sister companies
  • Providing technical support and applications advice to formulations and development teams
  • The Candidate:

    Applicants will be expected to demonstrate:

  • A minimum bachelor’s degree qualification, ideally in animal nutrition, food science or related
  • A track record of success in a technical field sales role
  • Experience of selling to pet food and/or animal feed manufacturers
  • The ability to work both autonomously and within a team
  • A full UK driving license and willingness to travel throughout the UK
  • The Company:

    A leading ingredient supplier to the UK and European pet food industry, our client is a privately owned business which has undergone fifteen years of continual growth. With a unique insight into the exacting requirements of pet food manufacturers, the company produces stable, consistent and safe proteins and vegetable-based raw materials of optimum quality, palatability and digestibility.

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