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UK Sales Manager – Pet Food | Flexible Packaging | UK

Location
UK – Home Based
Salary
Exceptional salary & commission + impressive bonus structure
Posted
14 Nov 2018
Closes
14 Dec 2018
Ref
KWHA15416
Function
Management, Sales
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 inherit and manage a range of tier 1 Pet Food accounts with the view to setting and developing new sales strategy across the sector.

 

UK Sales Manager – Pet Food  | Flexible Packaging | UK | Exceptional Salary and Benefits

 

Specialists in the manufacture of flexible packaging solutions, 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 HD flexo and gravure printing.

 

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

  • Overseeing a multi-million £ client base of leading Pet Food suppliers
  • Sourcing and winning new business development opportunities across the UK and Ireland
  • Participating in customer development exercises  and assisting at a technical level where needed
  • Working in close daily liaison with internal departments/functions at international sites

 

Key attributes required:

  • Flexible or Rigid plastic packaging experience is considered essential 
  • A demonstrable track record of operating extensively within the Pet Food arena in a sale / key account management capacity
  • Computer literate – comfortable working with Excel Spreadsheets, MS Word, e-mail and computerised sales management systems
  • Excellent communication 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.

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