Sales Representative Agriculture Benelux - Chemical Industry

Région
Belgique
Salaire
Negotiable
Publication
vendredi 17 mars 2017
Date limite
lundi 17 avril 2017
Réf
552904/001
Contact
Xavier Meire
Niveau d'expérience
5 à 10 ans d'expérience
Type de contrat
Fixe
Temps de travail
Temps plein

We are currently looking for a Sales Representative Agriculture Benelux for a leading chemical company which is quickly expanding.

Client Details

Our client is a leading global producer of industrial minerals and a worldwide distributor of speciality chemicals.

The company provides a wealth of product solutions that contribute to its customer's competitiveness and productivity in multiple industries such as Construction, Printing & Writing, Technical Polymers, Packaging, Food, Personal & Home Care, Pharmaceuticals, Agriculture, Forestry, Water and Energy.

Our client has a global presence extending to more than 175 locations in over 50 countries with 8,000 employees

Description

As a Sales Representative Agriculture your main responsibility will be:

  • Ensuring a direct, competent and commercial customer consulting and service to the utter satisfaction of the customer
  • Continuous observing relevant market and potential new customers
  • Plan and pay customer (farmers) visits with cooperatives/dealers or alone.
  • Present (and sell), to a client or a large audience, our agro product range: amendments, seeds, foliar, pellets, innovations, etc.
  • Work in close collaboration with colleagues of the Agro division active in other countries such as France or Germany.
  • Clarification of all commercial and technical questions of customers,
  • Intensification of existing customer relationships as well as creation of new fields of application for their products.
  • Initiation, support and monitoring of customer projects e.g. attendance during trials, analysis and interpretation of trial results.
  • Processing of claims, in collaboration with further involved parties within the company.
  • Conduct negotiations with customers regarding prices, bonuses, and other integral parts of the contract (if necessary after prior consultation with Sales Manager).
  • Tracing of outstanding payments of customers.
  • Visit reports and continuous maintenance of information regarding customers, visits, competitors, sales volumes, etc. in the available systems.
  • Permanent observation and analysis of competitors, market and sales.
  • Permanent improvement of knowledge regarding products and fields of application.
  • Prepare yearly budgets.

Profile

As a Sales Representative Agriculture for our client in the chemical industry you fit the following requirements:

  • Technical knowledge of the business in Belgium, good "network".
  • 3- 5 years commercial experience in a customer facing role selling technical (agro) products.
  • A degree in agronomy or similar is required.
  • Fluent in French, Dutch & English.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, autonomous, "self-motivated", results-orientated.
  • Organised & structured.

Job Offer

Our client offers a challenging position for the Sales Representative within a solid company. On top of this, you will receive a comfortable salary package.