Technical Sales Manager Coatings

Azelis Netherlands BV is currently seeking a Technical Sales Manager, in Netherlands & Belgium area, with experience in the world of chemical specialities and a commercial drive required to be successful in a B2B environment.

Job Purpose

As Technical Sales Manager, you will deliver high levels of customer service; support and promote all technical specialties towards your customers' R&D centers. As full part of the sales process, you will increase profitability and performance in your region.


  • Efficiently promote a full product range to the ink, coatings, adhesives and polyurethane markets (resins and crosslinkers, additives, pigments and specialty fillers etc),
  • In close cooperation with the product managers and our principals, ensure technical support and initiate specific technical partnerships with your customers,
  • Responsible for new business development via prospecting, qualifying, and eventually selling,
  • Develop strategies for expansion of market share/growth of our strategic Principals.


  • Bachelor or Master in Chemistry or similar
  • Background in chemicals is a must, experience in coatings and distribution, preferably in deco and industrial paint
  • Knowledge of the Dutch market in Coatings; knowledge of the Belgian market is a plus
  • 4-5 years of experience in commercial role
  • Multilingual in English & Dutch, German is a big plus
  • A strong commercial drive and passion about achieving goals/targets
  • Ability to manage a portfolio of multiple projects
  • Ability to create a good customer intimacy
  • Strong understanding of customer and market dynamics and requirements
  • Strong relationship building and negotiation skills
  • Strong team player
  • Very eager to learn; ready to gain a lot of product application knowledge in a short period of time
  • Flexibility to travel: open to travel extensively in Belgium and the Netherlands, and regular short trips abroad
  • Very good computer skills

We offer

  • A very wide technical product porfolio to work with,
  • A challenging job within a dynamic and growing company culture,
  • An open and team oriented international environment, with strong focus on high quality product and service,
  • A job with a lot of autonomy, but where you can also count on support from your team and colleagues,
  • An attractive salary package, including laptop, mobile and company car.

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