Commercial Manager - Coatings

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Chemicals

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)7425 691 015

  • Job ref:

    A - J7355

  • Expiry date:

    21/09/2021

  • Consultant:

    David Hoggart

​Eleven has been retained by a chemical company to find a Commercial Manager with a specialism in the coatings industries.

The main elements of the role are to develop the company’s reach and offering within the coatings industries. By working closely with the technical team the ideal candidate will feed into the company's R+D and product development, and create and implement a business development strategy for the area.

We are looking for someone with a technical background in terms of qualification and experience, as well as an in depth knowledge of the coatings industries, so that you are able to understand the nuances of the products, as well as their applications in the wider market.

The company has a large site in Manchester, but the role is a global position, in terms of client base and travel expectations, so we are open to where someone is based, as long as you are willing and able to travel within the position.

Having worked an International Sales/Business Development/Commercial Manager position, with proven and demonstrable record of success is essential to be considered for the position.

The role:

  • Base salary offered is based on experience within relevant industry/position

  • Excellent bonus/commission scheme based on your billings and profit generated from your sales, as well as a substantial Share Incentive Scheme based on performance and targets

  • All travel is full expensed with a company mobile and laptop

Qualifications, skills and attributes:

  • Degree qualified (or equivalent) in technical discipline i.e Chemistry/Chemical Engineering/related

  • Technical knowledge of coatings industries

  • Proven track record of sales ability and commercial acumen

  • Skilled in driving new business as well as account management

  • Highly organised with the ability to work independently

  • Driven and target oriented

  • Strong relationship building and communication skills

  • Other language skills desirable, not essential.

For full details please contact David Hoggart.