Sales Manager (m/w/d) Personal Care / Cosmetics DACH

  • Wandsbek
  • Work experience
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About us

Lehmann&Voss&Co. has been marketing chemical and mineral raw materials, additives and plastic specialities for over 125 years. Today, we are a high-performance, international company that offers comprehensive services in a wide range of business areas, from global procurement to development, production, sales and logistics. We supply industries throughout Europe with innovative products and new technologies.
For our business unit Customized Polymer Materials, we are looking for a technically highly experienced, customer-oriented (Senior) Account Manager (m/f/d) for the DACH region.

Your tasks

  • Active, technically experienced sales of our product portfolio of multifunctional, thermoplastic high-performance compounds
  • Acquisition of new customers and support of existing customers both at the decision-making level (OEMs, Tiers) and at the processor level
  • Commercial and technical consulting for the use of our LUVOCOM® materials
  • Establishment of long-term and sustainable customer relationships and central contact for internal and external customer-relevant topics
  • Selection of suitable compounds on the basis of customer-specific requirements together with Product Development and Business Development
  • Management and coordination of customer projects from the submission of quotations, sampling and development of specifications through to support for series production
  • Business expansion through multiplication/translation with new and existing customers
  • Continuous market observation and analysis of trends for the further development of our business activities as well as networking at trade fairs and customer events 
  • Independent control of sales activities: from customer analysis and quotation, through price and contract negotiations, to the implementation of marketing and product strategies, as well as ongoing documentation and monitoring of sales and earnings targets

Your competencies

  • Completed studies in the field of plastics technology or similar; alternatively, training in the plastics industry with corresponding professional and project management experience
  • Sound knowledge in technical sales of engineering or high-performance thermoplastics
  • Strong commercial and technical expertise, preferably with previous experience in automotive, medical technology, mechanical engineering, etc.
  • Very good knowledge of English and MS Office
  • Customer-oriented, rhetorically skilled and authentic personality with persuasive and negotiation skills 
  • Solution-oriented, strategic and entrepreneurial thinking
  • Increased willingness to travel (approx. 50%) 

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Our offer

  • A varied and challenging role with lots of creative freedom and short decision-making paths
  • Sales of top products with a focus on high quality and reliability
  • An extremely motivated, competent team with a good working environment and mutual support
  • Various training and development opportunities
  • Performance-oriented remuneration and entitlement to a company car for private use, all the benefits of the collective agreement of the Chemical Industry, including 37.5 hours per week, 30 vacation days, an employer-funded company pension scheme, accident and occupational disability insurance as well as a canteen at our premises

Your application

Is this vacancy what you are looking for?
If so, we look forward to receiving your complete application, including details on salary expectations and availability.
  • Saskia Güntner
  • HR Manager
  • +49 (0)40 44197-343