Manufacturing & Dist / Chemical
Sales / Retail / Business Development
Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)
Large chemical industry export firm with offices throughout Asia is looking to fill a critical Export Manager position. The focus of this position is on the channel to market for a broad range of chemical raw materials for multiple markets (Coatings, Food Ingredients, Pharma, Personal Care, etc.) into the Asian Pacific marketplace. This position is based out of the company’s corporate headquarters in San Francisco. This is an excellent opportunity to join an entrepreneurial and growing global business. The income opportunity is solid and there are excellent opportunities for advancement. The overnight travel is approximately 20%.
Maintain overall management of key supplier relationships. Research and identify new suppliers and business opportunities in key segments. Prepare sales and marketing presentations. Call on Product Managers, Marketing Managers, Global Sales Managers, etc. at chemical manufacturers in North America. Mainly selling the distribution channel and access into the Asian Pacific marketplace. This is high level selling, program management, etc. The company has multiple distribution locations in Asia and sells a wide variety of raw material chemicals in that region. Material is typically sold in full truckload quantities. Manage pricing, negotiate contracts, and coordinate costs with the logistics team. Travel overnight as needed.
3 years’ minimum chemical raw material sales experience or logistics/trading experience. Chemical distribution sales experience is preferred, along with a track record of sales success. Import/export/logistics experience with chemicals is a plus. Experience within a range of industry segments (Coatings, Food Ingredients, Pharma, Personal Care, etc.) is also a plus. Bachelor’s degree is required; concentration is open. A high level of self-motivation and desire to succeed. Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Good computer skills. Willingness to travel overnight as needed.
Large chemical industry export firm with offices throughout Asia.
Base salary: $90,000 - $100,000, commensurate with experience. Opportunity for year-end bonus, averaging 10-15% of base salary. Strong benefits. Excellent opportunities for advancement.