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As Sales Assistant Benelux, you will be key in the growth of the Benelux Specialty Chemicals market by proactively supporting the external sales representative as well as being responsible for your own customer contacts
Support the external sales team, active in a business to business environment to commercialize raw materials and chemical specialties for the Personal Care industry;
Aim to achieve sales targets as defined in the business plan together with the Sales Manager, by providing commercial support in a proactive way;
Direct point of contact for customers and suppliers in the Personal Care market;
Support external sales with quarterly price settings and communication back to the customer;
Follow-up of customers purchasing behavior, detecting opportunities, developing commercial relationships. Follow-up on customer satisfaction;
Registration and follow-up of complaints;
Handling of customer requests for samples and technical documents and guarantee close follow-up;
Follow-up on customer payments together with Credit Controller.
Monitoring inventory, taking initiatives to keep inventory levels below target.
Education, experience and affinity
1-4 years of experience in a commercial support role is an asset;
Born to work in a commercial environment, problem solving is part of your DNA;
A Bachelor degree or equivalent through experience;
A degree in Chemistry is an asset;
Native Dutch speaker is a must;
Excellent knowledge of English - knowledge of French and German is an asset;
Self-starter – Passionate about achieving goals/targets;
Strong team player, flexible mindset;
Good communication skills & high level of diplomacy;
Great sense of ownership;
Open to occasional short trips abroad;
Very good computer skills.
Why this opportunity is worth applying for
You will experience a challenging job within a dynamic and growing company culture,
You will be part of an open and team oriented international environment, with strong focus on high quality products and service,
You will enjoy a job with a lot of autonomy, but where you can also count on support from your team and colleagues.
Option fixed is certainly possible after a positive break-in period and cooperation with the existing team.
We offer an attractive salary package including extra-legal benefits.