Technical Sales Manager
We are looking for a Technical Sales Manager with a technical background for the Swedish and Norwegian market. The position is an independent role that will report to the Sales Director for Grolman Nordic and is a part of a Nordic Sales team of experienced technical sales managers.
The role as Technical Sales Manager involves selling technical knowhow and expertise with a focus on close relations to the customers. We believe you live in either Malmö-, Gothenburg- or Stockholm-area and you will be working from a home based office.
Personal contact with different levels and decision makers at existing and new customers in Sweden and Norway, like product development, production and purchasing.
- Introduction of specialty chemicals to new and existing customers based on technical knowhow and formulation expertise.
- Administration: reporting in the CRM system, general administration, contact with suppliers and colleagues on Nordic and European level, participating in trainings, business review meetings with principals and sales meetings for the Nordic region.
- Take part in technical trainings to increase knowhow and understanding of product portfolio
You possess some years of working experience in the field of technical sales preferably selling specialty chemicals towards the industry. Alternatively you have a background working on the technical side in R&D and have a desire to develop into a sales position.
You have a technical education combined with a good understanding and knowhow of chemistry and/or manufacturing processes. You are able to understand the value chain and customer needs and combine these with services offered. You are used to long sales processes and project sales. You are a self-driven, result oriented and strong developer of long lasting client relationships.
You enjoy working in an international environment and you possess strong skills in writing and speaking English. Excellent in Swedish or other Scandinavian languages is required. While you are used to taking the initiative and working in an independent and self-motivated manner, you also enjoy working in a team across separate locations with a goal of jointly developing a company with growth potential in the Nordics.
If you are interested, please apply as soon as possible via www.mercuriurval.se (ref.no SE‑13935), CV and cover letter both in English. Questions will be answered by Ulf Hillstedt, Mercuri Urval, mobile +46 (0)725-547242.