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Key Account Manager

Do you have the appetite to Grow Your Magic?

Do you want to be part of our Puratos Magic and to be part of the growth of Puratos Finland Oy? Puratos is a world-wide company that is producing and selling innovative ingredients for Bakery, Patisserie and Chocolate producers. Puratos was established in 1919 in Belgium and the headquarters are located in Belgium. Today, Puratos is present in more than 100 countries with more than 9,500 employees worldwide. Puratos Finland Oy was established in Finland in 2014, but our products have been available in the Finnish market even longer.

 

Puratos Finland Oy is growing and we are now looking for a:

 

Key Account Manager

As our new Key Account Manager your role is to help our customers be more successful with their business. You will be implementing our commercial strategy and product focus within Bakery, Patisserie and Chocolate. Your focus will be sales on targeted segments of the industrial market. Here you will achieve your mission by focusing on your customers’ needs and building our position as a company that offers Food Innovation for good.

 

Key Tasks:

  • Selling Puratos bakery, patisserie and chocolate range to large industrial customers in Finland.
  • Increase sales, market share and profitability for Puratos Finland.
  • Build close customer relationships through day-to-day contact with customers and proactively build new projects to ensure growth of the business.
  • Create inspirational finished product concepts based on consumer trends and customer demands.
  • Give technical support to our customers and liaise with Puratos technical staff to meet the customer needs.
  • Implement and fine-tune solutions knowing your customers’ prerequisites and ensure fast troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Ensure technical documentation for the customers and follow the local food legislation.
  • Work in close cooperation with Puratos Finland team: Key Account Manager and Business Support Coordinator to ensure alignment and excellent customer experience.

 

We expect potential candidates to have:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in sales to the food industry, preferably from bakery, confectionary or similar.
  • Food science background combined with commercial experience.
  • Creative and passionate about sales and creating new inspirational concepts.
  • Good commercial understanding, strong project management skills and a positive problem-solving attitude with a customer oriented mind-set.
  • Ability to create new sales and build solid business relationships.
  • Excellent communicator, international mindset and native in spoken and written Finnish and fluent in spoken and written English which is our corporate language, Swedish is a plus.
  • Willing to travel in Finland and also abroad when needed.

 

 

Puratos provides a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment that encourages our people to take initiatives and bring ideas that will contribute to the success of the company. Puratos offers a competitive package, but also a position that you can further develop and shape. The position is office/ home office based.

Join our growing business and be part of the great success story!

 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER LOTTA RUTANEN +358 400 659 389 OR VISIT WWW.PURATOS.FI or WWW.PURATOS.COM

Please send your applications with a CV and a salary request in English by 6.8.2022.

 

Puratos Finland Oy c/o Innovation Home Arabia, Hämeentie 135 A,