Do you enjoy the challenge of international business? Are you looking for a dynamic challenge with a lot of responsibility, where you can act independently within a successful, results-oriented company? Then apply for this position at Hoogwegt Cheese!
As an Export Manager / Trader you will be responsible for the international purchase and sale of cheese under private labels and own-brand products and entrusted to further expand our position in this strategically important segment. In this dynamic environment, you will be given every opportunity to use your commercial skills, closing deals following a thorough market analysis and strategy setting. You will be able to travel inside and outside the EU and feel comfortable in an informal, self-starting work environment with driven sales professionals.
You are an independent, flexible and communicative team player. You have an interest in other cultures. You are at your best when you’re in contact with people, building long-lasting relationships. To close the best deals you are adaptable and see it as a challenge to find your way in a fast-developing and international trading field. Thanks to your numerical insight and high abstraction ability, you level perfectly in this position. Furthermore, you are eager to learn, stress-resistant, straight to the point, and able to take risks.
Completed education at Bachelor's or Master's level;
2 to 5 years of commercial work experience;
Knowledge of and possessing commercial trade experience in the international food industry;
Knowledge and experience in cheese trade is desirable;
Results-oriented and entrepreneurial;
Good command of the English language.
Additionally languages are an advantage;
Willingness to travel, (approximately 25%).
Hoogwegt Cheese provides a wide variety of cheeses for the food service and retail sectors. As part of the Hoogwegt Group, the world’s largest privately owned dairy ingredient provider, we can call on a unique global network, 50 years of experience, and a team of 400 commercial, technical and logistics experts. This enables us to provide you with high-quality products, real-time market intelligence, easy market access, and smart logistic services.
What do we offer
Informal and open company culture;
Training and education appropriate to the position;
Plenty of opportunities for personal development and growth;
Very experienced and enthusiastic colleagues who will guide you with pleasure;
Excellent terms of employment, including favorable arrangements in the areas of variable pay, leave, and group insurance;
A challenging sports program consisting of boot camp, running, or yoga under the guidance of a professional trainer;
Very good accessibility by public transport. Hoogwegt is located in a new, private office, near Arnhem Central Station.
Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.