Job Information

BASF Sales Manager Performance Ingredients & Solutions (m/f/d) in Illertissen, Germany

Job Field : Sales

Location : Illertissen,DEU

Company : BASF Personal Care and Nutrition GmbH

Job ID : EN58093277ONLE5

Do you have any questions about the application process or the position? Mrs. Carolin Gbur (Talent Acquisition) Phone no.: +49 (0)30 2005-58617

Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Please submit copies only and no original documents.

The Lampertheim site is headquarter of BASF's Nutrition & Health business unit. Lampertheim is located amidst the Rhine-Neckar triangle, to the north of Ludwigshafen - the world's largest BASF site and Group headquarters. Another site of the Nutrition & Health business is located in Illertissen at BASF Personal Care and Nutrition GmbH. Here we develop and produce a large range of ingredients for the Food Ingredients Industry, all based on natural, renewable resources.

Learn more about BASF Personal Care and Nutrition GmbH at

BASF Nutrition & Health offers a wide range of products and services for human and animal nutrition, the pharmaceuticals industry, the ethanol industry and the flavors and fragrance industry. With our innovative solutions and modern technologies, we support our customers to improve the profitability of their businesses and to offer products that contribute to sustainable development. We have sites in Europe, North America, South America and Asia-Pacific.

What you can expect

In our business unit Animal Nutrition we have been producing and selling feed additives like vitamines, organic acids, feed enzymes as well as carotenoids on a global scale for over 50 years. In Illertissen you will be responsible for the sales of these products in Germany and Switzerland.

  • You will present the products (Performance Ingredients) of the global business unit Animal Nutrition in front of your customers as well as stakeholders and will subsequently carry out contract negotiations as well as their conclusion.

  • Tailored to the customer needs, you will develop as well as implement customer-specific product placement strategies and define the own market position regarding all relevant competitors.

  • As a part of BASFs innovation team, you will introduce new as well as overhauled products to the market and collect as well as evaluate ideas of customers regarding product innovations.

  • You will be responsible for carrying out the continuous market valuation and will therefore collect as well as report all relevant market data.

What we expect

  • Diploma or Master's degree in animal nutrition or in the field of veterinary medicine

  • First professional experience in sales

  • Strong communication as well as presentation skills in English and German

We offer

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

  • Support of all employees by using different measures to ensure the balance of professional and private life.

  • Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.