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AREA SALES MANAGER (15 Years’ experience)

CPM Europe (120 employees, Zaandam) is a leading provider of process and equipment solutions for the oilseed, animal feed, recycling and bioenergy markets. CPM Europe designs, manufactures and sells both systems and individual production units. The extensive range of machinery including milling, conditioning and densification systems are used for processing bulk materials in the biomass industry, the production of animal feed, waste recycling and energy generation - all global industries that are growing strongly.

CPM Europe is a highly successful organization in a niche market. The culture of the company can be described as international, ambitious and passionate. CPM Europe is member of the CPM group, which are world leaders in pelleting, particle size reduction equipment and automation. The CPM group has over 1,250 employees with facilities in the Americas, Europe and Asia. For the expansion of our international Sales Team, we are looking for an Area Sales Manager. 
 

Your role

As an experienced Area Sales Manager in the Biomass or Feed segments, you are responsible for working with the CPM Americas/EMEA Sales team and other colleagues to define and champion commercial efforts for the CPM product lines in the market segments (biomass, feed) in the EMEA.  The focus is to both affirm our market presence within the existing customer base and grow our business in the region. You are a sales professional with experience in advising and guiding sales strategy to deliver sales targets. You should be recognized as expert in the biomass or feed market and will work across the EMEA regions.
This position plays a key role in the future direction of the organization and development of strategies in the biomass and feed industry.


RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Responsible for top line growth, with the focus on prospecting and establishing new sales in the feed or biomass industry
  • Manage strategic accounts including internal coordination ensuring alignment with customer, segment, partners, and global strategies
  • Provides intensive technical support to customers, including equipment sizing, system and process evaluation, design review, and ongoing product training 
  • Identify and understand technical requirements of customers and connecting these with CPM’s products and solutions
  • Coordinate proposal development and technology offering with internal sales operations and technical teams
  • Key to this individual’s success is interaction with the team members, including but not limited to: Segment Manager, CPM Americas/EMEA sales, marketing and aftermarket teams, and other strategic business partners
  • Reports to management and colleagues about market developments and new possible opportunities in the industry
SKILLS
  • You have a bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as Process or Mechanical Engineering
  • You are an excellent communicator and business partner who can communicate on at all levels within the customers’ organization, including technical specialists. procurement officers and senior management
  • You are a self-starter, driven and results oriented sales professional with at least fifteen years relevant experience within the oilseed industry or in selling technical solutions
  • You enjoy the travelling part of this position and are prepared to travel extensively (50%)
  • Language skills:  English and other Western European languages
  • Residing in Europe
WE OFFER
We offer you a challenging key position in a highly successful international organization. It goes without saying that we also offer a good salary, development opportunities and excellent secondary benefits such as holidays, pension contribution, etc.  You also will have the possibility to work partially from home.

APPLY
For more information regarding CPM Europe (www.cpmeurope.nl) or this position you can contact Michèle van der Zande (HR Advisor), telephone number +31 6 2929 2586. We are looking forward to receiving your resume and motivation via Michele.vd.Zande@cpmeurope.nl
 

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