Current Vacancies

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Job title: Account Manager

Location: Germany | Gmbh

Croda GmbH is the German sales office of Croda International Plc., a UK based multinational, which has established an international reputation as a leading producer of raw materials for the cosmetic, pharmaceutical and industrial sectors. Croda offers a wide range of products starting from natural feedstock through to intermediate and sophisticated derivatives. Croda GmbH is responsible for our sales in Germany, Benelux, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary and Czech Republic.

To strengthen our sales team we are looking for a

Account Manager (m/f)

Coatings & Polymers

The Netherlands – Belgium – Luxembourg

 

Your key tasks:

We are searching for a dynamic self-driven individual who will advise our customers in all chemical-technical and commercial questions and will be responsible for acquiring new customers. Furthermore you will be expected to analyse market demands and cooperate with our research and development teams.

After an extensive introduction programme in Nettetal/Germany you will be working from your home office.

Our expectations:                                                                                                                   

You will be right for the job if you bring with you a degree in chemistry or chemical engineering. We are looking for an individual with first working experience, a high degree of self-motivation, convincing demeanour, organisational talent, a team player and with a will to succeed. Good IT skills and a high degree of willingness to travel should be self-evident to you. Due to our international orientation fluency in Dutch and English is a must. Basic knowledge of French and German would be advantageous. In return Croda offers a role in an international environment and international career opportunities within an established, dynamic, fast growing company.

Have we awakened your interest?

Please submit your application in English to the attention of Jennifer Baues, including cover letter, CV, your earliest starting date, salary expectations as well as relevant references.

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Closing date: 31/05/2016

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Job title: Account Manager

Location: Germany | Gmbh

Wir sind die deutsche Niederlassung der Croda International Plc. mit Hauptsitz in England.

Als ein führendes Unternehmen im Bereich der Spezialchemie mit ca. 3.500 Mitarbeitern in 34 Ländern produzieren und vertreiben wir erfolgreich hochwertige Roh- und Wirkstoffe, die vielfältigen Einsatz in der chemischen Industrie finden.

 

Zur Verstärkung unserer Verkaufsorganisation suchen wir zum nächstmöglichen Termin einen

 

Account Manager (m/w) Lubricants

Deutschland – Belgien – Niederlande - Luxemburg

 

Die Aufgabe

Als Account Manager (m/w) beraten Sie unsere Kunden kompetent bei kommerziellen sowie technischen Fragestellungen. Sie tragen Verantwortung für die Entwicklung und Umsetzung von Projekten mit unseren Kunden und arbeiten eng mit der Forschung und Entwicklung zusammen. Die Durchführung von Kunden- und Marktanalysen sowie die Akquisition neuer Kunden gehören ebenfalls zu Ihrem Aufgabenbereich. Nach intensiver Einarbeitung betreuen Sie unsere Kunden von Ihrem Home Office aus.

 

Ihr Profil

Sie passen zu uns, wenn Sie eine chemisch-technische Ausbildung, z.B. als Chemiker/in oder Chemieingenieur/in besitzen und Erfahrungen im technischen Verkauf gesammelt haben. Ein hohes Maß an Kundenorientierung sowie eine analytische und strukturierte Arbeitsweise zeichnen Sie aus. Sie überzeugen zudem durch ausgeprägte verkäuferische sowie kommunikative Fähigkeiten.

Wir erwarten Eigeninitiative, überzeugendes Auftreten und den Willen zum Erfolg.

Diese Tätigkeit erfordert ein hohes Maß an zeitlicher und räumlicher Flexibilität.

Die Beherrschung der deutschen sowie englischen Sprache in Wort und Schrift setzen wir voraus.

Wir bieten Ihnen ein attraktives Vergütungspaket bestehend aus einem leistungsgerechten Gehalt, zusätzlichen Sozialleistungen sowie einem Firmenwagen.

Fühlen Sie sich fachlich und persönlich angesprochen? Wir freuen uns auf Ihre aussagefähigen Bewerbungsunterlagen mit Einkommensvorstellung und frühestem Eintrittstermin. Ihre Ansprechpartnerin ist Frau Jennifer Baues.

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Closing date: 24/05/2016

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Job title: Area Sales Manager

Location: China | Guangzhou

Area Sales Manager - Personal Care

Compiles 3-year sales plan & cost budgets and agrees with the VP/Director/Manager.  Communicates the plan to relevant teams and ensures it is on target through regular reviews.

Responsible for increasing sales and gross margin of the business in line with objectives and strategic plan.  Has the autonomy and authority on pricing/margin decisions where applicable and significant input at key customers that have a large impact on the profits of the business & Croda International as a whole.

To develop new business by identifying potential sales opportunities and by following up new leads and sample requests.

Integral part of the process which determines the strategy for the market areas for the next 1-3 years and communicates the plans back to the relevant parties.

Manages territory priorities and appropriate routes to market.  Supports identification of new trends and markets which will impact future performance and requirements for the business.  Provides commercial guidance on product support and new product developments which will impact future performance.

To report promptly on business (e.g. C2G visit reports) in the designated market, identifying any threats or opportunities as they arise.  To identify and implement improvement plans.  To gather data on market prices and competitor behaviour and feedback to the relevant sales & marketing teams.

To visit customers in order to explain, promote and recommend Croda products within designated markets and regions.  To coordinate projects and development work with customers.

To promote new and existing products by attending exhibitions and undertaking marketing projects.

Regular communication with and influencing of relevant sales network and external contacts to manage the business in the market area, this may include coaching, support and advice of agents and distributors.

Decisions & judgements which vary in complexity are often taken under under time pressure and in an environment of incomplete information.  Issues may relate to opportunities/problems of internal and external commercial and regulatory issues as well as technical, customer, production, agent/distributor and intecompany problems.

Expected to improve the efficiency of sales systems and procedures.

In some locations the role carries line management responsibility.

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Closing date: 30/06/2016

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Job title: Group Systems & Reporting Accountant

Location: UK | East Yorkshire - Goole (Cowick Hall)

A global leader in speciality chemicals, Croda is the name behind some of the world’s biggest brands providing practical, environmentally minded solutions to the problems of everyday life. In 34 countries, our 4,000 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets - from personal and health care, to home care and plastics.

We currently have an opportunity for a Group Systems and Reporting Accountant based at our head office, Cowick Hall. The main purpose of this role is to maintain the Group’s financial reporting database and co-ordinate the associated consolidation processes, and the production of key internal financial reports.

To be successful, you will be a qualified accountant with strong IT skills and experience of maintaining a financial reporting system or database. You will also have gained experience or have knowledge of multi-currency group consolidations. As you will be liaising with regional finance teams globally, excellent written and verbal communication skills will be required. Working as part of a small team, you will be a self-motivated individual, able to effectively plan and prioritise your own workload. Good analytical and problem solving skills are essential.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive benefits package including: defined benefit pension scheme with death in service benefit, 25 days paid holiday allowance (plus bank holidays), free lunch in on-site restaurant and access to share incentive plans.

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Closing date: 08/05/2016

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Job title: Research and Technology Manager

Location: UK | Cheshire - Ditton

A leader in speciality chemicals, Croda is the name behind some of the world’s biggest brands, providing practical, environmentally minded solutions to the problems of everyday life. In 34 countries, our 4,000 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets - from personal and health care, to home care and plastics.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Research & Technology Manager to lead the Biotechnology Research team at our site in Widnes, Cheshire. The Biotechnology Group is responsible for the discovery and development of a variety of natural ingredients from microbial sources for application across our business interests.  The group is also responsible for process development of biotransformations / fermentations from laboratory scale to full-scale manufacturing. The successful candidate will manage a small team of research scientists and a maturing product pipeline. The role also involves a strong outward focus of open innovation, interacting with the academic community and other partners in the product supply chain across the Croda business activities.

To be successful you should be educated to PhD level in microbiology, with several years of management experience and thorough understanding of microbial growth and physiology. Hands-on experience in development of fermentation processes with industrial biotechnology focus is highly advantageous. Experience in optimisation of yield and product quality for natural products from microorganisms is an important requirement. The preferred candidate will have good general knowledge across all disciplines within biotechnology, including GM/Synthetic Biology and be able to engage on the subject with experts in the field.  Experience of handling GMM’s, including awareness of regulations governing safe use would be advantageous. You should have excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and be able to demonstrate good problem solving skills. The ability to manage and drive multiple projects and to respond positively to a rapidly changing environment is also essential.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive benefits package including: defined benefit pension scheme with death in service benefit, senior manager bonus scheme, 25 days paid holiday allowance (plus bank holidays), private medical insurance and access to share incentive plans.

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Closing date: 22/05/2016

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Job title: Supply Chain and Customer Service Administrator

Location: Indonesia | Cikarang

A global leader in speciality chemicals, Croda is the name behind some of the world’s biggest brands providing practical, environmentally minded solutions to the problems of everyday life. In 34 countries, our 4,000 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets - from personal and health care, to home care and plastics

We currently have an opportunity for a Supply Chain and Customer Service Administrator to join the team at our Cikarang Site, Jababeka, Kab. Bekasi, Indonesia.

The position is responsible for handling customer requirements including delivery arrangments and related documentations. This will include detail of logistic coordination including transporter and schedule of delivery arrangements.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive benefits package including: defined benefit pension scheme and medical benefit scheme.

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Closing date: 30/06/2016

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Job title: Technical Build Lead SAP PP&QM

Location: UK | East Yorkshire - Goole (Cowick Hall)

A global leader in speciality chemicals, Croda is the name behind some of the world’s biggest brands providing practical, environmentally minded solutions to the problems of everyday life. In 34 countries, our 4,000 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets - from personal and health care, to home care and plastics.

We have a vacancy for a SAP PP/QM Technical Build Lead at our head offices, Cowick Hall in East Yorkshire. As a key role within the Group Applications team, the Technical Build Lead for Production & Quality Management is responsible for the support and development for functionality in the Manufacturing and Quality Control areas of SAP and also ensuring that the global sites are supported in best practice via training or system improvements.

As the successful candidate, you will be educated to degree level and you will have experience of working within a Chemical manufacturing business. You will have significant SAP experience, including project rollouts and implementation. Knowledge of interfacing production scheduling and LIMS systems such as Preactor, Infor Advanced Scheduler or Labs/QM with SAP would be an advantage. A team player with excellent interpersonal skills, you will have the ability to innovate and influence others to see improvements through to completion. You must be capable of working under pressure to meet deadlines, and have a good attention to detail. There is significant travel associated with this position, and the successful candidate must hold a full UK driving license.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive benefits package including: defined benefit pension scheme with death in service benefit, 25 days paid holiday allowance (plus bank holidays), free lunch in the on-site restaurant and access to share incentive plans.

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Closing date: 18/05/2016

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Recruitment Scam  

We are aware of recent incidents in which fraudulent communications concerning employment appear to have been made seemingly on behalf of Croda. These communications, which may be ongoing, do not originate from Croda. Please be aware of the following:

  • Croda never ask for money or payment from applicants at any point of the recruitment process. 
  • We only accept applications through this website
  • We do not send out application forms for candidates to complete
  • We undertake formal recruitment and selection processes before making  offers of employment
  • All of our email addresses end with “@croda.com”

We suggest caution in the following circumstances:

  • If you receive communication that claims to be from Croda but comes from a non-Croda email address, e.g. from a gmail address or from @crodaplc or similar
  • If you receive unsolicited business propositions and/or offers from people with whom you are unfamiliar 
  • If you are asked to disclose your personal or financial details or pay money to anyone you do not know

If you have any doubt about the authenticity of any communication in relation to employment which seems to be from Croda, please email jobs@croda.com