Technical Sales Manager-China
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.
If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com
The PositionTechnical Sales Manager-China
KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Hygiene Safety Environment missions: Ensure compliance with safety rules, educate teams on preventive measures to achieve our safety objectives
Commercial plan building, execution & monitoring
Lead the Imerys personal care, food & Pharma business development related workload in China, including but not limited to the customers calls and trials, weekly and monthly updates , sampling and follow up.
Personal care,food & pharma related business development and promotion in the market especially for the new product, including but not limited to personal care, food & pharma applicable segments.
Provide basic technical support and drive the new product or business development in China.
Coordinate with customer service/finance/operation departments and other BAs concerned in Imerys Group for all business and marketing related activities in personal care,food & pharma related business.
To collect market information, national policy, competitor analysis etc and communicate with supervisor and other management team.
Lead and Coordinate the personal care, food & pharma related conferences/ seminars/show as market role in China.
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
Bachelor’s degree with minimum 3 years working experience in industry territory with the personal care, food & pharma,or related background.
Food and pharma,personal care industry, sales or marketing background will be preferred.
Good communication and interpersonal skills with integrity
Good spoken and written in English and Chinese
Independent with basic troubleshooting skills, self starter
Be able to deliver result with efficient sales process
Willing to take frequent business travel and be able to organise business travel plan with efficient cost
Strong interpersonal and communication (including negotiation) skills; value-added solution selling
Ability to positively influence others w/o direct reporting lines
Proven leadership and motivational skills to drive a sales team and achieve expected results
Advanced problem solving skills
Strategic thinking, result oriented, concern for impact
Highly motivated and resourceful self-motivator
Taste for challenges - entrepreneurial mentality
Strong multi-tasking and time management skills
Ability to use common IT tools (Excel, Word, Gsuite, Web tools)
Salesforce skills would be an advantage
Mandatory use of English (technical and commercial)
Regular and weekly trips (up to 60%)
Driving licence required
Position TypeFull time
andFixed Term (Fixed Term)
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