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Are you interested in working with Joss?

We are hiring a Purchase and Sales manager

Joss Elastomers & Chemicals B.V. is a trade and distribution organization located in Alkmaar (NL) with the focus on products which are used in the rubber related industry. Joss buys and sells products for over 200 customers in various sectors spread over more than 40 countries worldwide. Joss can be characterized by a culture of ownership, flexibility, teamwork and sustainability. The organization has strong growth ambitions whereby we like to increase the number of active customers. Joss’ customers are operating in different industries like Paving & Roofing, Compounding, Adhesives and Packaging.

As Purchase and Sales Manager you are a business partner in a relative small team where you are actively involved in the development, preparation, closing and processing of purchase and sales orders. You contribute to the development of new customers and products, you have innovative ideas and participate in the translation of the strategy into the operational implementation. The main product group area for which we are recruiting is Natural Rubber and Latex and Tackifying Resins. Specific in depth product knowledge is not mandatory, but feeling and ability to adapt is highly recommended in order to be successful. Foreign language like English is a must and another European language can be a pre, given the relevant relationships in these markets that need to be maintained and developed.

You are responsible for a specific product group and tasks within the commercial team, prepare market- and customer analysis and translate these into concrete possibilities. You will be guided by one of our Senior Sales Managers. You are expected to follow a learning schedule in order to gain the required knowledge and skills to be able to work independent, whereby external training can also be a possibility. After a predefined period of time you will be responsible for the group of products, suppliers and customers.

We are looking for a commercial, professional and representative colleague with a positive drive. You are a team player with a pro-active attitude who can handle the international cultural aspects and makes contact with others easily.

According to the ideal profile you have:

  • knowledge and experience in trade and distribution in the rubber- and chemical industry with a specific ability to learn for Natural Rubber and Latex products and Tackifying Resins.
  • feeling or willingness to learn about product specific properties
  • language skills such as Dutch and English and preferably French or German or Italian, but can be also other languages.
  • work and think on at least Bachelor level
  • feeling with ICT systems like Office and Exact Synergy

The position of Purchase and Sales Manager is a dynamic role within an informal organization which is future focused. The Purchase and Sales Manager is visible in the whole organization, prepared to travel and from his role can have a large contribution to the realization of the strategy of the company.

Are you Interested? Please contact us by means of an e-mail including a motivation letter and CV to Bart ten Klei (btenklei@joss.nl) with reference to “Purchase and Sales Manager”.