Sales Manager - Filtration SEA

Job location:
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Created moment:
October 20, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 06482

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Sales Manager - Filtration SEA

Job Summary

This position is set up to take care of the existing business and capture further new development in the filtration market in the South East Region . The primary focus is sustaining current business  and identifying new opportunities in the filtration market in the  region. Also the tactical execution of new or existing products strategies to prescribed targets that create market share gains. The successful candidate is expected to have a profound understanding of filtration segments or food/beverage processing background and preferably with related strong market player experience before.


Hygiene Safety Environment missions: Ensure compliance with safety rules, educate self on preventive measures to achieve our safety objectives

Commercial plan building, execution & monitoring

  • Sustain current filtration business and further development related workload in South East Asia, including but not limited to the customers calls and trials, weekly and monthly updates , sampling and order follow up.

  • Filtration related business development and promotion in the market especially for the new product, including but not limited to diatomite earth filtration segments. 

  • Provide basic technical support and drive the new product or business development in the country which shall be around 20% of total workload.

  • Distributor management in the region

  • Coordinate with customer service/finance/operation departments and other BAs concerned in Imerys Group for all business and marketing related activities in filtration related business.

  • To collect market information, national policy, competitor analysis etc and communicate with supervisor and other management team.

  • Support and coordinate the filtration related conferences/ seminars/show as a market role in SouthEast Asia. 

  • Well-prepared the required report, technical documents or other paperwork. Proper using CRM, sales force tools in daily work.

  • Ad-hoc tasks assigned by the line manager


  • Degree in engineering chemical.

  • Minimum 3 years working experience in industry territory with a strong filtration technology and working experience related background. 

  • Food/beverage processing, chemical and water treatment segments, sales or marketing background will be preferred.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with integrity

  • Proficient in English, ability to speak other Asia languages will be in advantage

  • Independent with strong troubleshooting skills, self starter

  • Be able to deliver result with efficient sales process 

  • Willing to take frequent business travel (50%-60%) and be able to well organised in business travel plan with efficient cost

Position Type

Full time



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