Vacancy: Commercial Associate
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 active in different industries like Paving & Roofing, Compounding, Adhesives and Packaging.
As Commercial Associate you are a business partner in a relative small team where you are actively involved in the 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.
You are responsible for specific 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 will follow a schedule in order to gain the required knowledge and skills to be able to work independent, whereby external training can be possible. In the end you will be responsible for your own group of products and or/ 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
- feeling or willingness to learn about product specific properties
- language skills such as Dutch and English put perhaps also other languages like French, German, Italian or others
- work and think level on at least Bachelor level
- feeling with ICT systems like Exact Synergy
The position of Commercial Associate is a dynamic role within an informal organization which is future focused. The Commercial Associate is visible in the whole organization, prepared to travel to the customer and from his role can have a large contribution to the realisation of the growth ambitions of the company and have clear impact on the strategy.