Based at our Global Head Office in Antwerp (Belgium) or Regional Office in Rio de Janeiro or Sao Paolo (Brasil), and reporting to the Regional Sales Manager Plastics, you will :
Be in charge of sales (account management and business development) of plastics (polymers) in Brasil. At the same time, you will be involved in the sourcing activities and strategic development of suppliers / producers for your sales area.
Recommending actions and initiatives to the Regional Sales Manager to further grow the business, which today totals around 5000 MT in volume and + / - 6 mio USD in revenue.
Set up new sales initiatives, develop new recurrent business and stay alert for new trends and opportunities through daily contact with customers and suppliers.
Travel frequently (25%) to visit key accounts and new customers in Brasil in order to build and maintain strong relationships.
You will work closely together with the team of our Business Unit Plastics as well as the local administration teams in a supportive atmosphere.
You obtained a higher degree in international trade, economics or finance.
You have min. 3 years experience in a B2B environment of commodity or engineering plastics, or a proven track record in sales and / or purchase of commodities.
Having worked in an international setting, preferably in Portuguese speaking countries, will be considered a strong asset.
Fluent in English and a good knowledge of Portuguese (both written and spoken).
You are commercial and result driven, ambitious and eager to establish and sustain. relationships with the (petro)-chemical industry and plastic converters globally.
A good base knowledge of warehousing, logistics and international finance.
You are organized and flexible (25% travel).
You are a strong communicator with a talent for negotiations and are eager to learn new products / applications.
You are a real team player and willing to work in a flat business structure.
With your hands-on mentality you detect and take opportunities
A multinational of Belgian origin
Manuchar is a global trading, logistics and distribution company, with more than 25 years of experience and headquarters in Antwerp, Belgium.
We operate with our own people (1800 FTE) and through our own local infrastructure in over 40 countries, mainly in emerging markets.
Our trading activities cover Chemicals, Steel, Polymers, Pharmaceuticals, Wood, Spare Parts, Paper and Cement. Our distribution and also local value added logistics are mainly focused on Commodity and Specialty Chemicals.
Ingredients of our success? We know the products, markets, global & local logistical solutions and have the necessary financing capabilities.
But most of all We have the people that make it work!
a job full of variety with long-term perspectives in an international environment
cooperation with motivated & skilled colleagues in an open company culture
an attractive remuneration package including fringe benefits
a nice workspace where you can fully develop your talents