Global Specialist Executive Search & Career Development

European Sales Manager | Flexible Packaging Adhesives

Manufacturer of Water-Based Adhesives

Flexible base DACH, France, Spain, Europe

  • ChemExec℠ Ref No: CX000316 | Posted date: 10/10/2017

  • Seniority: Specialist
  • Salary: € Six figures
  • Package details: TBD
  • Sector: Polymers and Materials
  • Closing date: 09/12/2017
  • Client Ref: 1000913
Company Overview

Our client is a US-based leader in the manufacture of water-based, environmentally responsible primers, coatings and adhesives to the paper, metal and plastics industries. The company has a leading reputation for quality and technical support.

Job Description

We are looking for a pioneering sales professional to spearhead new client sales across Europe in water-based primers and adhesives for the flexible packaging market. The role will require extensive travel Europe-wide.

Job Requirements

  • The ideal candidate would have a degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or a related technical degree. 
  • You should ideally have 5-10 years industry experience in the flexible packaging market
  • Ideal background would be selling products into this market (such as inks, adhesives or coatings products). 
  • You should have a strong drive to develop new sales - we are looking for a strong 'hunter' not 'farmer' mentality, together with superior territory planning skills .
  • You must be highly technically capable to develop sales with arms-length technical support.
  • You must be effective working from a home office base which could be anywhere in Europe with a preference for the countries stated.