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BASF Technical Sales Development Manager in Cheadle, United Kingdom

Job Field : Sales

Location : Cheadle,GBR

Company : BASF plc

Job ID : EN58774517ONLE1

BASF plc, BASF Group's main operating company in the United Kingdom, supplies raw materials to most industries. We market a wide range of products, including chemicals, construction chemicals, crop protection products, dispersions and pigments, pest control solutions, plastics, polyurethanes systems, leading edge coating products, mining and water treatment chemicals. We manufacture performance chemicals, polyurethane systems and pest control solutions.

In the Coatings Division, we are focused on the development, production and marketing of a variety of coating solutions - from applied surface technologies to automotive paints. Working in global teams, we promote innovation, design and new applications in order to meet our partners' needs. The 'Innovation Beyond Paint' program rounds off our portfolio. It is aimed at the development of new markets and business models.

What you can expect

Under the supervision of the Key Account Manager, you will:

  • Ensure the OEM brand is adhering to the business plan and strategic targets;

  • Drive new business and the development of existing business within the OEM Network;

  • Maximise customer product portfolio to increase sales opportunities and profitability for the OEM brand paint and paint related products;

  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders, OEM, BASF ECR colleagues, Bodyshops such as independents groups & retailer owned, Retailers and other influencers in the market.

What we expect

  • In addition to being educated to degree level in business management, you have already gained extensive experience within the Automotive Refinish industry in technical sales (a minimum of 5 years).

  • An excellent understanding of the technologies and processes of a bodyshop.

  • A proven track record of sustainable & profitable business growth within the automotive refinish market.

  • You have excellent communication skills and you are proficient with MS Office. You are able to demonstrate the use of Master Data Analysis techniques.

  • This position includes extensive travel across the whole of Great Britain, Northern Ireland & √Čire. Overnight stays will be required.

  • The position is home based.

We offer

  • Competitive salary, bonus,

  • Company car,

  • Excellent company pension scheme,

  • Company shares option,

  • Private healthcare.

  • Closing date: 28th August 2020

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