Account/Product Manager Food Division
United Kingdom, ChesterfieldFulltime
You would be responsible for the development of commercial activities and account management in the Food Division. Management of your assigned accounts and product portfolio requires you to be commercially astute and have an entrepreneurial approach to business.
You will be familiar with new product development and have a patient and effective approach. The role entails sales and marketing of a varied product range including Hydrocolloids, Fibres, CMC, Vegetable Proteins and Antioxidants into a wide range of industries including but not exclusive to Dairy, Bakery, Beverage, Meat and Sports Nutrition. The role is home office based but you will be expected to attend head office on a regular basis.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
- Maintaining and developing existing business.
- Finding and converting new business using all available resources.
- Development of new product solutions.
- Working to achieve set sales targets.
- Producing quotes and reporting commercial activity to the divisional manager.
- Product Management
The role requires exceptional interpersonal qualities. You should be able to relate to customers, suppliers and colleagues at all levels. You will report to the Food Divisional Manager.
Your personality can be described as organized, enthusiastic with leadership skills. Your method is characterized as solution and results-oriented, and you have strong analytical and communication skills. You will act as a full partner for your relationships with managers and colleagues. In addition, you will need to have:
- Experience in field sales, selling functional food ingredients - Gum Acacia,CMC or Soluble Fibres would be an advantage
- Relevant sales experience in a business-to-business environment.
- The willingness to travel nationally.
- A good knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel and Word.
- Experience of ingredient distribution would be preferred but not essential.
A challenging position within a dynamic international organisation. Our culture is characterised as enterprising and no-nonsense. In addition to a good salary and a company pension scheme, we offer a pleasant working environment in an enthusiastic team.
Caldic is engaged in the production and distribution of chemicals and food ingredients and in technical business. Since the foundation in 1970, Caldic has expanded to a global acting company with about 1100 employees. At the moment Caldic is represented in 18 countries with more than 40 locations in Europe, Asia Pacific and North America. We are a customer-centric organization focused on delivering high quality and cost effective solutions. Adding value to the business of our customers and suppliers by innovation is our core value. Our ambition is to be a trustworthy partner for supplier and customer, to safeguard their business while offering an honest and innovative partnership that brings the best to both worlds.
Established over 25 year’s ago, operating from two locations Caldic UK is a distributor of chemical products including Acids, Lye’s, Solvents and Speciality Chemicals. It’s close cooperation with many international producer’s, it’s broad range of added value services coupled with a complimentary product range and it’s modern, well equipped logistic facilities make Caldic UK a respected partner with UK industry.
How to apply
Do you recognise yourself in the profile outlined above? If so then we invite you to apply for the position. Please send your curriculum vitae per email to Judith Mitchell.