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    Full-time Position
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    Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Languages
    English French German
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      September 25,2021
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    Distribution Manager

    Are you a professional with at least 5 years of demonstrated experience in managing a large distribution network in an international environment? Do you have what it takes to develop and implement distribution management strategies? If so, we are looking for you.

    In our Polymer Specialties business, we have a vacancy for a:

    Distribution Manager
    Fulltime, Deventer, the Netherlands.
    Gross annual salary before tax: EUR 90.000 – EUR 110.000

    Your challenges

    As Distribution Manager, you are responsible for managing the major distributors in the Europe and Africa region in accordance with key account management principles. You develop and implement distribution management strategies, including reduction of complexity, adding value as sales channel, minimizing total cost of ownership, growth in the key segments, and safeguarding compliancy.

    Your responsibilities include:
    • Deployment of distribution projects together with distributors and internal stakeholders
    • Implementing distribution and pricing contracts
    • Monitoring the market through the MAP (mutual action plan) tool.
    • Building on relationships within the distributor’s organization on all levels.
    • Ensuring the right knowledge level (technical, commercial and legal) of the distributor’s employees so that they can represent Nouryon according to our principles and values.
    • Safeguarding compliancy by having the right distribution contracts, end user statements and safety instruments in place.
    • Managing a team of currently 3 Office Based Account Managers

    Polymer Specialties at Nouryon

    Our Polymer Specialties business manufactures and supplies essential ingredients and sustainable solutions for the polymer industry. These are organic peroxides, co-catalysts (metal alkyls) and other specialty additives used in the production or processing of polymers. From construction materials, packaging and power distribution cables to yachts, automotive parts and shoe soles, our products help to meet the growing demands of the polymer industry.

    Have you got what it takes?

    To be eligible for this challenging position you bring at least 5 years of demonstrated experience in managing a large distribution network in an international environment.

    Next to this, you:
    • Have a Master’s degree in science, preferably chemistry, Additional MBA/economic courses are a plus
    • Have knowledge of the Rubber, Polymer and Composites markets
    • Are fluent in English, and at least in one other language, for instance German or French
    • Have 5+ years b2b sales experience
    • Possess a can-do mentality, embracing challenging business targets
    • re open minded to diversity and cultural differences
    • Have excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Are open minded and possess a positive attitude to change management
    • Have strong prioritization, analytical and people management skills

    You will travel in the EMEA and Africa region for approximately 50% of your time.

    This is our offer

    When you join us, you will be part of our fascinating and ambitious international environment with highly skilled and motivated colleagues. A company that develops, produces and sells products that are essential for everyday life. Where employees aim high, take ownership and do it right. Our employment package comprises:

    • A permanent contract
    • An excellent salary tailored to the job level, your expertise and competencies.
    • An attractive bonus scheme
    • 30 vacation days
    • An excellent pension plan
    • The option to participate in a collective health insurance
    • Training opportunities

    Internal networks enable valuable personal and professional development. And through challenging projects with like-minded people, you will help us become first choice for our customers and employees, all over the world.

    Are you eager to start your career at Nouryon as Distribution Manager?

    Then we are looking forward to receiving your online application via our website. Please use the ‘apply’ link on this page, and upload your CV and job specific cover letter. Any questions? Then contact Rob Sanders, Recruiter,

    A pre-employment screening may be part of the selection process.

    We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or manning companies.

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    Closing date
    17 Oct 2021
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