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J555 - Technical Manager - Germany

A Technical Manager is required to provide technical support to the global business of an innovative company supplying new generation micro-ingredients for animal feed. This will include the introduction of new products to the market within the EMEA region with special emphasis upon Germany and surrounding countries.

A Technical Manager is required to provide technical support to the global business of an innovative company supplying new generation micro-ingredients for animal feed. This will include the introduction of new products to the market within the EMEA region with special emphasis upon Germany and surrounding countries.

The company has a friendly team of premier division players who provide nutritional solutions to their clients. The role offers freedom to make decisions based on your own judgement. The role reports to the Technical Director EMEA.

Responsibilities

Technical support in a commercial environment to key customers and distributors in German speaking markets.

Managing product evaluations and development trials with key customers and research institutes.

Participating in setting objectives and generating and executing plans for sales and marketing with other members of the sales team

Developing and maintaining relationships with key customers and other stakeholders in the animal feed industry

Giving feedback on market development and customer needs to steer the sales strategy and innovative RD

Skills Experience required

A good understanding of feed and livestock industries with a proven track of accomplishment in animal nutrition or feed additives/ingredients industries in European markets.

Ideally, but not essentially, a German speaker

Good written and spoken English language skills.

Innovative and capable of broad thinking but with a practical edge that gets things done.

Organised, flexible, self-motivated and ambitious

Good communication, time management and interpersonal skills

Postgraduate qualification in animal nutrition - preferably PhD

Monogastric bias essential, credible with both pig and poultry nutritionists.

Strong negotiation skills

Work as a team

Build pride and passion

Willingness to travel.

The Rewards: A significant negotiable package will be offered which will reflect the importance of this position to include a salary, performance bonus, car allowance, pension and healthcare. Assistance with relocation may be considered, as appropriate. The successful candidate will be based in Germany or surrounding countries such as the Netherlands or southern Denmark.

The Next Step. Please call for more information about this stimulating technical/commercial opportunity: John Davies on 01885 485523 or 07980 859953 (8am to 8pm)). Alternatively please e-mail your enquiry or CV (in Word or RTF format please, not PDF) to johndavies@delacyexecutive.co.uk Thank you.

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence.

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Summary

  • Ref: J555
  • Type: Technical Manager
  • Salary: A significant negotiable package will be offered which will reflect the importance of this position to include a salary, performance bonus, car allowance, pension and healthcare.
  • Location: EUROPE and GLOBAL, UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations,