Business Development Manager

is seeking opportunities for new business in the thin-walled particle foam market in Europe.

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Specialist for shape moulded foam packaging solutions

Manufacturing in The Netherlands - operating worldwide

Marketleader in thin-walled particle foam machinery

About Thermoware

Thermoware Particle Foam Machinery is a Dutch company that develops and manufactures thin-walled particle foam manufacturing equipment for material like EPS, EPP and bio foams. The product portfolio ranges from pre-expanders and moulding machines to downstream equipment like labellers and packaging machines. Next to standardized machinery Thermoware also develops customized solutions, always with the security of a high and constant quality.

From its centrally-located head office in Barneveld, Thermoware is active on every continent and serves industries like food and beverage, medical and automotive.

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What will you do?
In line with its strategy Thermoware wishes to expand its business to other market segments , other applications for its technology, also other particle foams to be processed. For this purpose Thermoware is looking for a sales manager with a clear business development profile: building new business is what it is about!

Depending on your living place you will work from home office with frequent visits to the head office in Barneveld. The focus of your sales activities will be the European market in the first place, however if you develop opportunities surely also beyond that.

You will work closely together with your colleagues from production and back office and report directly to the Managing director.

Some of your tasks

Identify and develop new client opportunities and expand existing client portfolio

Identify and develop new technology applications and expand the existing range of applications

Attending relevant business fairs, either as exhibitor with your colleagues or as visitor.

Providing relevant market information and input for further product development

Realize agreed sales targets within your sales region

Travelling through Europe on a regular basis

A typical day as BDM at Thermoware
  • 7:00On your way to Schiphol
  • 8:00Check-in for your flight to Madrid
  • 9:00
  • 10:00Preparing customer meetings in the airplane
  • 11:00
  • 12:00Lunch at the airport in Madrid
  • 13:00Visiting customer in the neighbourhood of Madrid
  • 14:00
  • 15:00Visiting prospect nearby
  • 16:00
  • 17:00Visiting another customer nearby
  • 18:00
  • 19:00Dinner with customer in a local restaurant
What is your background?

Proven higher vocational education level of working and thinking.

Sales experience in B2B environment, ideally gained in particle foam or injection moulding machinery market.

Excellent collaboration skills in an international environment.

Very good knowledge of the particle foam shape moulding market.

Ideally technical affinity and knowledge of the shape moulding process and its applications.

Fluent in spoken and written English is fundamental, any other language would be an asset.

Who are you?

You are an entrepreneur

You have a dynamic way that ensures the acquisition and development of new accounts.

You are structured and foresighted

you will need this to identify matters in advance and to bring projects to a successful conclusion.

You are decisive and goal oriented

a setback does not throw you off balance and you maintain the overview. You are patient and persistent and you finish what you start.

You are pragmatic, with perseverance and diligence.

A good analyst who is able to quickly adapt to the business and his perceptions.

You are a strong communicator

you can adapt yourself quickly to new and different situations, read the behaviour of other people, compromise to reach agreement, and avoid and resolve conflicts.

You are positive and optimistic

you are level headed, you see matters in perspective and have a good sense of humour.

What's in for you?

Established Dutch company with a small, close team and a pleasant working atmosphere.

International working environment.

An attractive salary package and contract conditions.