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

  • Lehmann&Voss&Co. KG
  • 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 Personal Care, we are looking for an "uncompromising" customer and sales-oriented personality as Technical Sales Manager (m/f/d) DACH as soon as possible on a full-time basis.

Your tasks

  • Active, technically experienced sales of our product portfolio for the strategic expansion of our market share in the DACH region
  • Central point of contact for clarifying technical questions from our customers and colleagues 
  • Intensive support for existing customers and acquisition of new customers with the aim of building long-term business relationships
  • Providing targeted, sales- and solution-orientated advice to existing and potential customers using application and product knowledge
  • Independent management of your own sales activities, from analysing customers, preparing quotations, negotiating prices and contracts to ongoing documentation and monitoring sales and earnings targets
  • Regular market observation and analysis of trends for the further development of our business as well as networking at trade fairs and customer events
  • Close cooperation with colleagues from the European organisation LEHVOSS Personal Care

Your competencies

  • Completed technical/scientific studies in the field of cosmetics, life science, chemistry or similar, additional business qualifications desirable
  • Several years of professional experience in a technical sales position in the cosmetics or life science industry, ideally in an international environment
  • Strong technical and regulatory understanding
  • High degree of customer orientation and negotiation skills
  • Strong communicator, rhetorically adept personality with a confident demeanour
  • Ability to work in a team coupled with strong self-motivation and an independent and goal-orientated way of working
  • High willingness to travel nationally and internationally (50-70%)
  • Business fluent in German and English, other foreign languages such as Italian or French an advantage
  • Confident handling of common MS Office applications, ideally initial knowledge of SAP R/3 or SAP S/4 HANA

Our offer

  • A varied and challenging job with plenty of creative freedom and short decision-making paths
  • A highly motivated, competent team with a good working atmosphere and mutual support
  • Various training and development opportunities
  • All the benefits of the collective wage agreement for the chemical industry, including 37.5 hours per week, 30 days' holiday, Christmas and holiday pay, an employer-financed company pension scheme, accident and occupational disability insurance
  • Subsidy for the HVV-ProfiTicket
  • Free breakfast, subsidised food/drinks

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.
  • Isabel Kristin Müller
  • HR Business Partner
  • +49 (0)40 44197-266