Head of Sales Plastic to Algol Chemicals

Head of Sales Plastic to Algol Chemicals

Do you thrive on building new business and managing a sales team? We are looking for an exceptional Head of Sales Plastic to take full responsibility to build and develop engineering plastic sales within our Scandinavian Business Unit. This is a great opportunity to start up a new business segment within Algol Chemicals, welcome with your application!

You will

In the plastic industry, we specialize in additives and quality improvers. Our suppliers are well-known market leaders, and our wide range is constantly evolving according to the needs of our customers. We are now ready to take the next step and develop our business to also include sales of engineering plastic. In this key role you will be responsible for driving new business development to increase our recognition the plastic segment in Scandinavia. You will work both operationally and strategically and drive the team's overall development in the short and long term within the framework of the strategy developed. Your task is to lead and create growth opportunities together with your team. You inspire and motivate your employees and it is important for you to create an environment for success and progress. Further, you will:
  • Establish new suppliers and nurture these relationships
  • Develop and execute sales and market strategy
  • Develop and negotiate new accounts
  • Create long-term customer contacts
Algol Chemicals is a matrix organization, and you report to our BU Director in Scandinavia as well as collaborate with other leaders across the global organization.

Your profile

Ideally you will have a Degree within chemistry, technical sciences, business administration or equivalent. Previous experience of working in B2B sales in the plastic industry and proven success within a leadership role is a must. Experience from distribution industry within engineering plastic is an advantage. Distinctive strategic thinking, excellent communication, presentation and negotiating skills are essential. You are driven by development and driving your team towards common goals. You contribute with energy and drive and have a strong desire to develop the business as well as your employees.

We offer

We offer you a thrilling and challenging new sales leader position with both freedom and responsibility. You will have the opportunity to build up a new segment and be part of a growing organization with an energetic sales spirit where international supplier contacts and cross-border thinking is part of the game. Through strong communication and coachning leadership across Algol organization, you will take lead in this exciting journey. You get good support when you need, combined with the freedom to plan your job yourself and to take your own initiative.


We are collaborating with Nexer Recruit regarding this recruitment. Please contact recruitment consultant Johanna Värmfors at Johanna.varmfors@nexergroup.com or call +46 730 82 21 30 if you want to learn more about the position. We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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Område Malmö stad
Yrkesroll Organisation & ledning
Typ av anställning Heltid
Sista ansökningsdag 7 jan 2022 (29 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

Algol Chemicals offers a wide range of industrial chemicals, specialty chemicals and polymers for industrial production processes. Algol Chemicals connects manufacturers of industrial raw materials to industrial customers by offering value-added services, tailored deliveries, and expert product know-how. We source our products globally and serve our customers locally. Thousands of globally sourced, REACH compliant products are delivered to our customers directly from local warehouses. Each year we are responsible for around 40 000 product deliveries. We provide our services to over 3000 industrial companies throughout the Nordic and Baltic regions, Belarus, Ukraine and India. The company also has a joint venture, Omya Algol Rus, which operates in Russia and Kazakhstan. Algol Chemicals belongs to the Algol Group. Algol established operations in Helsinki in 1894. Today, Algol is an international multi-branch corporation that remains family owned. Read more about Algol Group: www.algol.fi