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19 December 2018

Business Manager Food Ingredients

United Kingdom, Chesterfield

Full time

The Division Manager has full P&L responsibility for the Ingredients Division and for achieving the Division’s sales and profit targets, which contribute to the organic growth of the organization. The Division Manager reports directly to the Managing Director.

Job responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute a growth strategy, including the organizational development plan for the Division
  • Develop and execute the business plan and contribute as required to the annual planning cycle
  • Manage and develop key supplier and customer relationships
  • Manage and contribute actively to the sales and business development activities of the team
  • Plan, monitor and review objectives and action plans of team members
  • Guide and coach team members to improve personal and divisional / organizational performance
  • Gain and analyze market insight, indicators and trends
  • Identify and lead the development of new business opportunities
  • Provide relevant management information and data analysis in due time
  • Ensure a consistent opportunity pipeline
  • Ensure correct use of CRM and other relevant systems throughout the team
  • Ensure the Division has all the necessary accreditations and certification to serve the chosen target markets


  • Leadership
  • Coaching
  • Decision Making
  • Results focused
  • Networking
  • Customer Focus
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Market orientation

Knowledge/skills and experience:

Educated to degree level, a qualification in Food Technology or similar would be advantageous

  • Minimum 2 years’ relevant management experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ commercial experience (B2B sales) in relevant market
  • Experience in the food ingredients business in at least one of our key focus areas (nutrition, savoury, bakery, dairy, beverages)
  • Good knowledge of the English language, both verbally and in writing

About you

Your personality can be described as enterprising, enthusiastic and energetic.  You will need to have a strong commercial understanding and an efficient persona. Your method is characterised as solution and results-oriented, and you have strong analytical skills.  In addition you will need to have:

  • Strong communication skills (on all different levels)
  • Relationship builder
  • Proven team leadership and management skills
  • Attitude of continuous improvement
  • Motivated, self-driven
  • Good Project Management skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Flexible approach to work

Our offer

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.

About us

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. Its close cooperation with many international producers, its broad range of added value services coupled with a complimentary product range and its modern, well equipped logistic facilities make Caldic UK a respected partner with UK industry. 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. Caldic UK is part of Caldic, a full-service distributor engaged in the production and distribution of food ingredients, chemicals, health care- and technical solutions. Since the foundation in 1970, it has expanded to a global company with 1100 employees. At the moment Caldic is represented in 17 countries with more than 40 locations in Europe, Asia Pacific and North America.