Technical Sales Manager - Dairy

Location
South West – 2/3 days per week – travelling the rest
Salary
£52k
Posted
05 Sep 2017
Closes
05 Oct 2017
Ref
DD
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Technical Sales Manager - Dairy

Sector/Industry: Dairy Ingredients

Package: 

15% bonus + Company Car

Introduction:

Well known dairy business who produce some of the country’s best known brands within butter, cheese & spreads is currently seeking a Technical Sales manager to work within their newly created functional ingredients team. 

The Company: 

The functional ingredients team is a newly created division within this well-known multinational business and was set up to offer a niche product portfolio to the food, beverage and infant nutrition markets. There is significant investment within this division and the chance for somebody to join a fast growing  ‘start-up feel’ team.

The Role:

  • Be familiar with Infant Formula customer audit standards, their implementation and audit requirements. 
  • Complete regular local reviews of the equipment, systems and procedures in place to ensure their effectiveness and compliance with IF standards 
  • To respond to all initial customer on-boarding documentation eg. questionnaires and specification forms. 
  • Be the first point of contact for general customer technical queries 
  • To manage the gate process for specification changes (inc. testing methodologies) 
  • To be the technical specialist representing the business in sales presentations to the customer base: sharing knowledge of the functional ingredients (existing and new), applications and technical challenges. 

The Candidate:

  • You will be an experienced individual within the Dairy Ingredients industry
  • A strong technical background is key for this role.
  • Good commercial acumen.
  • Flexibility with regards to travel.

To Apply:

To apply directly please send a copy of your CV and cover letter through to Dan Diggle or alternatively please apply via the link below. 

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