Sr Account Manager Fine Chemicals

Datum: 16-sep-2021

Plaats: EMEA region, VOV, BE

Bedrijf: Milliken and Company

To support our growth aspirations, we are extending our team in the European Chemical Division, headquartered in Gent, Belgium, with a Senior Account Manager Fine Chemicals.

We are looking for a dynamic sales professional, who’s passionate to drive & win opportunities by bringing solutions to our customers. The Fine Chemicals portfolio is very diverse, where our Specialty Silicones range will be your initial focus. Your sales journey starts with uncovering needs that fit our innovation & manufacturing competencies, you assess the market and deliver growth at existing & new customers in the EMEA region. Creating an industry network, maintaining & developing key relationships at all levels, new business development and professional account management will be an integral part of your success.


The key activities supporting this critical function will include:

  • Develop and implement the business strategy for the territory in collaboration with the Sales Manager EMEA to drive top & bottom line 
  • Identifying and validating customer needs and translating these into a healthy pipeline of projects at existing & new customers and hunt these down to deliver your sales results
  • Understand & validate the EMEA silicones market & direct product development accordingly in close collaboration with our US teams. Next to silicones, the other Fine Chemicals portfolio falls also under your responsibilities (ethoxylates, anhydrides, antimicrobials & electroconductive powders)



  • Masters in Chemistry or a related field
  • Experience in the EMEA silicones industry is a strong asset
  • At least 5-10 years experience in business development or key account management of B2B sales of specialty chemicals
  • A hunter, a strong networker & relationship builder
  • Considerable time travelling throughout Europe (min. 50%)
  • Your drive enhances the team spirit, your professionalism will enable you to meet the set targets



We offer a position with growing opportunities in a unique, dynamic & international environment. You'll have the possibility to acquire many skills and competencies, and at the same time, use your own talents in the most creative way possible. You'll be part of a qualified team that will support you and will encourage you to show your entrepreneurship and independence. We offer a competitive remuneration package.


Are you enthusiastic to join our chemical division? We would like to hear from you
Please apply online with your resume and motivational letter.