Product Manager

DR Newitt Associates
Sutton Green
From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
03 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Product Manager

I’m currently working with a global leader who distribute a range of specialty chemicals and food ingredients. With a presence in more than 40 countries, they have a great reputation across their sector and pride themselves and providing an unrivalled service. The company culture is entrepreneurial and pioneering and is a great place for development.

They are now looking to recruit a Product Manager who will be a technical expert, to liaise will suppliers and customers utilising the comprehensive and complimentary product range.

The Role:

·Working alongside Account Managers, helping to maintain and grow sales in the UK & Ireland

Help formulate food ingredient strategyFoster excellent relations with food ingredient suppliers and customersNegotiate purchase and sales contracts with suppliers and customersBalance the supply/demand of products and manage logisticsMonitor customer service, technical and product requirementsSupport the development of new distributorships

The ideal candidate will have a food / food ingredient background with experience of handling UK food & beverage suppliers / accounts. This position would ideally suit someone who would be keen to develop the role over a number of years. This is a fast developing area of the business and, as such, offers the successful candidate an excellent opportunity to utilize and develop their commercial management skills within a dynamic multinational company.

About you:

·Dynamic self-starter

·Excellent communications skills.

·Have a Honours degree or equivalent in a scientific discipline

·Have commercial/sales experience and/or a very strong technical food background.

·IT literate.

·Possess the ability to interface effectively with commercial and technical contacts from a range of major international companies.

·Able to work under pressure to meet deadlines and to prioritise accordingly.

·A team worker with a friendly manner.

The role comes with a basic salary of up to £55,000, plus discretionary bonuses of up to 5% (company) and 10% (personal). There is the option to work some days from home for those who aren't located within an easy commute.

If you feel you have the skillset for this role, don’t delay in applying!!

Keywords: Technical Sales, Ingredients sales, Food Sales, technical ingredients sales, ingredients supplier, ingredients manufacturer

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