Dec 04, 2018

Sales Director, Biomaterials - Tucker, GA

  • Corbion
  • Tucker Branch Rd, Georgia 30738, USA

Job Description

Position Summary:

Develop and realize the sales strategy of Corbion biomaterials in order to meet current and future business targets.


  • Develop the North America Biomaterials sales strategy in line with the overall Corbion biomaterials strategy in order to realize the current and future business goals.
  • Develop and realize the North America Biomaterials sales budget (net sales and added value).
  • Business development: realize a balanced sales pipeline in order to realize the sales growth targets in the short and long term.
  • Key account management: develop and implement key account plans for the strategic accounts.
  • Direct account responsibility for main customers in North America
  • Personnel: manage the North America sales organization.
  • Budget: prepare and monitor the expense budget of the sales department.
  • Participate in pharmaceutical and medical device trade shows and conferences either as a visitor or an exhibitor.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master degree preferably in a relevant technical area such as polymer chemistry or technology
  • At least 10 yrs experience in sales management and business development in high added value markets
  • Experience of working in a regulated industry (pharma, medical device)
  • Exeperience in selling raw materials / excipients / API's to the medical and pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills and customer focus
  • Ability to travel as determined by business requirements at least 40% of the time.

Our Offer: We offer competitive remuneration and benefits. What makes Corbion special is the way we consciously create that connection between the product of our work and our individual lives and use it to shape our choices and our priorities as a company. We have a great company made up of talented, dedicated people – people who share a purpose and a vision. When we all understand how we intend to get there in the same way, there’s no telling how far we can go. We offer you the chance to join a company with a:

  • Culture to empower people and where your initiatives and ideas make a real difference
  • International focus with truly diverse teams
  • Unique possibility to be trained by our internal expertise in the world of biobased products. We invest in relevant training courses related to your particular discipline, that will give you the opportunity to grow into an industry expert
  • Lastly, we offer a friendly, informal culture in a demanding professional environment

In addition, we actively embrace diversity in how we work together and contribute toward our shared objectives and values. By joining Corbion, you will become an employee in a company where you can feel pride in your achievements and develop your career with global prospects

At Corbion We Look For Employees Who Can:

SET CLEAR DIRECTION: Explain clearly where we are heading, why and how we will get there

MAKE THE DIFFERENCE: Deliver results and quality while managing change

FOCUS ON CUSTOMERS: Consistently meet the expectations of internal and external customers

DELIVER THROUGH TEAMWORK: Engage, motivate, challenge and support employees and teams

About Us:

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and lactic acid derivatives, and a leading company in emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals and vitamins. We develop sustainable solutions to improve the quality of life for people today and generations to come. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and bioplastics. We have factories in the Netherlands, Spain, Brazil, Thailand and the United States. Corbion has a worldwide network of sales offices and agents in more than 100 countries. Quality, product innovation, and customer orientation are important attributes for our client, which is also characterized by being a collegial, informal and result-oriented company culture. Want to know more about what it's like to work at Corbion? Look at:

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