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Key Account & Business Development Manager Polyurethane Colorants & Additives

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Date: Oct 15, 2021

Location: VOV, BE

Company: Milliken and Company

Milliken & Company is one of the world's largest privately held textile and chemical manufacturers.
We are widely acknowledged as an international leader in research, technology, innovation and customer service. By combining science with design and insights, Milliken tackles the issues and concerns of today. Every day, our community of innovators is invigorated by the challenge of finding creative ways to enhance people’s lives. Polyurethane Colorants & Additives is one of the key technology platforms in the division. That technology is broadly applied in most polyurethane applications at the major players in that industry, where Milliken has a strong market position.

To support our growth aspirations, the European Chemical Division is currently looking to strengthen our team with a

Key Account & Business Development Manager
Polyurethane Colorants & Additives

Function

Your product portfolio consists out of our Reactint colorants & Milliguard additives technology platforms for polyurethane. The sales territory covers the DACH region in all PU areas (flexible foam, CASE & rigid applications), with a strong focus on strengthening our presence in new applications. You report to our EMEA Sales Manager. After an intense training you will hold responsibility for:

  • Accomplishment of sales objectives within your portfolio of customers.
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with key accounts.
  • Identification & development of potential new applications outside our traditional markets
  • Drive and manage joint projects with our customers from development to commercialization Your industry and product line knowledge combined with your close interaction with our technical experts, allows you to qualify our customers’ needs and participate in offering solutions.
  • Stay up to date with market trends and take actions if needed.

Profile

  • Preferably Master’s degree (chemistry, chemical engineering or commercial studies)
  • You have 5-10 years sales experience in chemical B2B sales. Experience in the PU industry is a strong asset.
  • Strong technical background, commercial and communication skills.
  • A born problem-solver, a team player and you have an analytical mindset.
  • You are self-motivated and you have entrepreneurial dynamism.
  • This position requires significant time travelling throughout Europe, with a focus on DACH (min. 50%).
  • You speak fluently English & German. Other languages are a plus.

 

Offer

  • A position with growing opportunities in a unique, dynamic & international environment.
  • The possibility to acquire many skills and competencies, and at the same time, use your own talents in the most creative way possible.
  • A qualified team that will support you and will encourage you to show your entrepreneurship and independence.
  • A competitive remuneration package

Interested?

Are you enthusiastic to join our chemical division? We would like to hear from you!
Please send your resume and motivational letter to
JobsHREurope@Milliken.com