Job title: European Sales Manager - Coatings & Polymers
Location: East Yorkshire or Gouda
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 3,200 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets - from lubricants to personal care, health care, home care and plastics.
We currently have an opportunity for a technically experienced Sales Manager to manage the Coatings & Polymers (C&P) sales team across our European business. This role will be responsible for the coaching and guidance of the sales team, as well as being responsible for the profit and margin for C&P sales across Europe, quarterly price setting, and liaison with both manufacturing sites and driver units in Europe and commercial counterparts in other regions.
Preferably educated to degree level in Chemistry or a related area, and with some experience of people management, you should also have experience in a commercial environment, ideally in coatings, adhesives, elastomer or plastic industries. You should have good business acumen, able to adapt to different situations and show good judgement. Good written and verbal communications skills are essential, as is an ability to drive results and work as part of a team. You should also be prepared to travel extensively to meet the needs of the business. This role could be based either at our head office in East Yorkshire, UK or at our site in Gouda, Netherlands.
The successful candidate will receive a competitive benefits package including: final salary pension scheme, life assurance, paid holiday allowance, and access to share incentive plans.
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