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Senior Sales Manager | Flexible Packaging | UK & Ireland

Location
UK & Ireland
Salary
£50k-£55k + commission/OTE, life insurance, BUPA, company car/allowance & generous holiday scheme
Posted
04 Aug 2017
Closes
04 Sep 2017
Ref
KWHT13635
Function
Management, Sales
Discipline
Packaging
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Unrivalled opportunity to join an innovative leader in flexible consumer packaging boasting leading-edge research and production capabilities and operating on a global basis. A position offering excellent scope to manage UK and Irish operations with full support from an already highly successful sales team.


Senior Sales Manager | Flexible Packaging | UK & Ireland | £50k-£55k


Specialists in the manufacture of plastic flexible packaging, this company services a wide variety of market sectors with co-extruded polythene films (plain & printed), multi layer laminate structures, pre-made plastic bags and pouches, and active film technology. With an outstanding R&D division, they offer high quality laminates, form fill and seal and barrier materials for stand up pouches, re-sealable bags plus microwavable packaging, with extensive capabilities in flexo, hi-definition and gravure printing.


As Senior Sales Manager your key day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Targeting and winning new business
  • Working within the Food/Personal Care/Pharmaceutical/Healthcare sectors
  • Working with existing customers to develop relationships
  • Participating in customer developments and assisting at a technical level where needed
  • Working in close daily liaison with internal departments/functions at international sites
  • Reporting to the UK/IRL Regional Manager


Key attributes required:

  • Flexible packaging experience, ideally in the market sector of Food/Personal Care/Pharmaceutical/Healthcare
  • A demonstrable track record of managing a portfolio of customers with the ability to develop new and existing business
  • Computer literate – comfortable working with Excel Spreadsheets, MS Word, e-mail and computerised sales management systems
  • Good communicator and able negotiator
  • Excellent relationship building skills with the ability to manage long term relationships
  • Based in the UK


A rare role that offers real tangible progression and advancement, this appointment has great potential to add value at a really exciting time for the company’s UK operation. You will enjoy a competitive starting salary which can increase rapidly with success, as well as taking advantage of a lucrative commission structure.


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