BASF Key Account Manager - Performance Materials in Cesano Maderno, Italy

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Job Field: Sales

Location: Cesano Maderno, IT

Company: BASF Italia S.p.A.

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: EN57048908ONLE1

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

BASF Italia S.p.A. is the main BASF Group company in Italy. Its products are used in many sectors such as construction, agriculture, packaging, plastics and automotive industries. Solutions and people of BASF Italia contribute to the success of hundreds of customers who need to face and win emerging global challenges: environmental protection, energy efficiency, nutrition and mobility.

What you can expect

As a Key Account Manager working within an international team, you will have full commercial responsibility for selling performance materials in a challenging and competitive environment.

  • The Performance Materials Division product range includes Thermoplastic Polyurethanes (TPU), Polyurethane Systems and Engineering Plastics.

  • You will predominantly sell PU Systems in the Italian market for PU applications in the Industry sector.

  • You will Manage and develop your own portfolio of accounts selling Performance Materials to a wide range of existing and new customers, reporting progress regularly to the business.

  • Working closely with Product and Technical Development, you will support customers technically and with new project requirements.

  • Working with marketing, you will monitor market trends and competitor activities at your customers, gathering information and using it to develop opportunities for growth.

What we expect

  • The successful candidate should be educated to degree level, preferably in an engineering or chemical based subject.

  • The ideal candidate will have acquired 3 years' experience selling into a speciality chemicals business, but also in touch with an industrial environment and Polyurethane Systems.

  • Candidates should be self-motivated and conscientious individuals, who are extremely sales and customer-focused and have first class negotiation, decision making and communication skills.

  • Fluent skills in both spoken and written English and Italian; Knowledge of German language could be a plus.

We offer

Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.

Compensation in line with the competencies and attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities within an international company.

Join the best team with more than 110,000 other minds to connect with globally. Explore your BASF career options at on.basf.com/mycareer.