Our client is a global leader in the supply of medical grade silicones into a range of Sectors including Pharma & Medical Device. Reporting to the European & LATAM Director, due to expansion in the European team, they are seeking a Strategic Account Manager. The successful person shall be accountable for the sales, strategy, business development, and management of customer accounts in the medical device & advanced technology industries across Ireland, France, Italy & some parts of Spain. The position requires a technical aptitude in order to sell complex silicone raw materials. He/she will develop new opportunities through knowledge of materials and an understanding of customer applications and processes. He/she must be able to orchestrate projects and develop broad and deep relationships with the customer by working with various stakeholders including engineering, quality, operations and supply chain. The individual must be able to develop relationships with customers and gain knowledge of the industry to provide input to strategy as well as provide input to future needs for capacity, capabilities and innovation.
At least 20% international travel is required as part of job. Territory management to include Ireland, parts of France, Belgium & Italy