Sr Account Manager Silicones

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Date: Sep 16, 2021

Location: EMEA region, VOV, BE

Company: 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 for our buniness Fine Chemicals.

We are looking for a dynamic sales professional, who’s passionate to find, drive & win opportunities by bringing solutions to our customers. Our Fine Chemicals portfolio is very diverse, covering specialty silicones, ethoxylates, anhydrides, antimicrobials & electroconductive powders. Your sales journey starts with uncovering needs that fit our portfolio and 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 and professional account management will be an integral part of your success. 


The key activities supporting this critical function will include:

•    Scouting, hunting & closing sales opportunities
•    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 market for our portfolio & direct product development accordingly in close collaboration with our US teams. 



•    Masters in Chemistry or a related field
•    Sales experience in the fine chemicals industry. Experience with part of our product offering/relevant markets is an asset.
•    At least 5-10 years experience in key account management of B2B sales of 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