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Technical Key Account Manager, Finland

Do you have the appetite to Grow Your Magic?
Consumers everywhere are increasingly conscious of the quality of the food they eat. Puratos develops, produces and distributes a unique range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers who demand the very highest quality.
Founded in Belgium in 1919, Puratos is growing rapidly with over 8500 employees in 74 countries, with a consolidated turnover of €2 billion in 2019. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This, coupled with our commitment to our communities is what makes working at Puratos so magical.


Position Overview


Technical Key Account Manager
(Helsinki, Finland)

 

As a Technical Key Account manager at Puratos Finland your role is to help our customers being more successful in their business. You will achieve your mission by focusing on customer needs and implementing our commercial strategy to build our reliable partners in innovation image amongst the leaders in Bakery, Patisserie and Chocolate. You are a key player in this team and have to balance your technical and commercial expertise with creativity and business thinking.

 

Key Accountabilities


• Increasing sales, market share and profitability For Puratos Finland
• Build close customer relationships through day-to-day contact with industrial customers and proactively build our project pipeline
• Giving technical support to our customers and liaising with Puratos technical staff to meet customer needs
• Developing the Puratos brand in Finland
• Implement and fine-tune solutions knowing our customers’ production equipment and ensure fast reactive troubleshooting and problem solving.
• Create inspirational finished product concepts based on consumer trends and customer demands.
• Ensure technical documentation of products is available for the customers and closely follow food legislation.
• Working together with the team in Estonia, inspiring and motivating your colleagues as part of the Finish/Baltic team.


Profile


• Minimum 5 years’ experience in sales for the food industry. Preferable bakery or confectionary.
• Food science education combined with commercial experince
• Creative and passionate about sales and creating new inspirational concepts.
• Good commercial understanding about project management skills and problem-solving attitude.
• Excellent communicator, international mindset and fluent in Finnish and English (corporate language). Fluency in the Scandinavian languages is also a strong advantage.
• Willing to travel across Finland and other countries when needed.

 

Offer


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. Of course Puratos offers a competitive package (salary, group insurance, healthcare, training…) but additionally, offers you a position that you can further develop and shape.