Job ref: EG/56993

Technical Sales & Product Manager

Technical Sales & Product Manager – Adhesive Technology

Job ref: EG/ 56993

The Client:

Part of a large trading & investment group, our client is an innovator in adhesive technology –
developing customized high-performance applications, primarily used for tapes and labels, for a range of consumer and industrial markets.
To complement their successful business growth and expanding team, the business are looking for a Technical Sales & Product Manager.

The Role:

⦁ Under the supervision of the Managing Director, identify and develop new business opportunities in the field of formulated adhesives, sealants and coatings.
⦁ Research and analyze relevant markets and companies to identify opportunities in line with business strategy and set up prioritized action plans to grasp the opportunities.
⦁ Take initiative and drive projects for the development of new custom formulated adhesive products to commercialization
⦁ Taking the role of main customer contact and working with business Technical Department, external development partners and colleagues and beyond as needed.
⦁ Prepare and implement business plans including mid-term budget with defined timelines and milestones.
⦁ Prepare a monthly progress report for Management in consultation with Managing Director.

Person Specification:

⦁ Degree or equivalent in Chemistry, Polymer Science or a similar science discipline
⦁ Extensive experience working in a customer-facing technical sales or business development environment in a relevant industry (adhesives, coatings, sealants).
⦁ Experience in an R&D or product development in a relevant industry (adhesives, coatings, sealants)
⦁ Knowledge of key applications and formulation development in the field of hot melt and/or pressure sensitive adhesives is required
⦁ A bright and energetic professional, with a flexible approach who enjoys a demanding office environment and works well under pressure.
⦁ Well-organized with the ability to prioritize and use initiative, able to shift priorities within strict timeframes.
⦁ An excellent team-player able to guide and motivate a multi-national cross department virtual team.
⦁ A good verbal and written communicator, able to analyze and communicate complex information effectively at all levels.
⦁ Good numerical and analytical skills with experience of financial statement analysis and market analysis.
⦁ Good language skills. Fluency in English is essential, other European language skills advantageous.
⦁ Strong IT skills, including using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

To apply please contact Ellie Guest
0044 (0) 1789 207070

Listgrove is more than a global recruitment partner to its clients in the plastics, packaging, recycling and chemical industries. For over 45 years, we have supported companies with professional advice and successful HR solutions. All assignments are tailored to the client’s needs and delivered by expert consultants.

Why select Listgrove?
⦁ Established in 1975
⦁ Recruited in 68 countries
⦁ Recognised International brand
⦁ Exhibited around the world; in Russia, China, India, USA, Middle East, North Africa and extensively throughout Europe
⦁ Global network of candidates and talent data
⦁ Search projects completed across all functions and at all levels of seniority
⦁ Access to a network of offices across the world

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For EU roles, candidates must be eligible to work and live in the European Union. Proof of eligibility will be required with your application.

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