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    • Date Posted
      July 11,2022
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    Global Sales & Business Development Manager

    Crown is the world leader in oil seed extraction technology, refining plants, and equipment serving global customers from its locations in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Our passion to deliver superior quality, superior-value processing systems and technologies made us a preferred partner to the agricultural industry and beyond.
    Under general direction, the Sales & Business Development Manager is responsible for customer relationships, increasing sales, and driving strategic growth initiatives. Key avenues for success include: effectively connecting throughout all levels of the customer organization – including
    senior level management, collecting customer and market insights, identifying and uncovering needs, positioning winning solutions through value-based discussions, building deep customer relationships, and closing the deal with total cost of ownership discussions maximizing Crown’s return. This is a key role within our organization executing on sales strategy, delivering top line growth, and working within a collaborative team based selling model.


    Build credible & strong customer relationships focusing on:

    • Advocating for customers.
    • Face to face interactions with customers and the identified markets we serve.
    • Prospecting and establishing new sales leads and contacts.
    • Developing multiple relationships & communication pathways within a customer organization including Engineering, Plant Management, General Management, Finance, and Procurement Sourcing.
    • Development and management of strategic account planning including internal coordination ensuring alignment with customer, segment, and global strategies.
    • Support conference strategies including assessments, booth support, and presentations.
    • Maintaining up-to-date understanding of industry trends and technical developments.
    • Identifying opportunities & advise on available technology or service solutions.
    • Clearly articulate Crown’s value proposition, offerings, and market advantages.
    • Efficient & timely responses on general inquiries, opportunities, and formal RFP’s.
    • Obtaining and coordinating data and information flow to the customer.
    • As needed, resolving customer issues with products, projects, and service.
    • Collaboration with Aftermarket team members to create a seamless approach to our shared customer base.
    • Top-Line business growth:
    • Identify, develop, & manage a robust opportunity pipeline focused on a 12-24 months planning horizon.
    • Drive opportunities and close the deal in an efficient and professional manner.
    • Deliver against sales goals.
    • Cross functional & global collaboration.
    • Coordinate proposal development and technology offering with internal sales operations and technical sales manager teams.
    • Deep understanding of technology/service value and total cost of ownership, TCO.
    • Margin & pricing management – adhere to Principles and EBITDA Targets & Process.
    • Working with appropriate internal and external stakeholders to finalize contracts.
    • Support market development & go-to-market, GTM, delivery with new innovation launches.
    • Prepare customer field report after each customer visit and distribute to appropriate internal stakeholders.
    • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.


    Bachelor’s degree in a technical field - chemistry, chemical, or mechanical engineering preferred.

    • MBA preferred
    • 8+ years Commercial, Sales, or Operations experience within the Food/Agriculture complex.
    • Demonstrated sales experience.
    • Experience in sales & new business development
    • Understanding development in emerging markets.
    • Entrepreneurial spirit and approach
    • Strong competitive desire to succeed & win.
    • High integrity and ethics.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Effective at problem solving, negotiation, and conflict resolution.
    • Outcome focused with the ability to manage competing priorities and work well under pressure.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Customer advocate & customer service focus.
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, customers, and vendors.
    • Previous experience managing, leading, and developing talent in a team first environment is a plus.
    • Responsive to requests and inquiries from internal and external customers.
    • Well-developed sales and presentation skills.
    • ERP and customer relationship management (CRM) experience.
    • Knowledge of computers and applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Must be able to communicate in English fluently. Ability to communicate in a second language – European or Asian languages preferred but not required.
    • Ability to travel internationally and domestically up to 50% of the time.

    CPM Acquisition Corp. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. CPM Acquisition Corp. offers competitive compensation and benefits, including paid holidays and vacations, 401k, medical/dental insurance, tuition assistance, and more.


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