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Experience HELM as a unique family business and an attractive employer. Through a constant exchange of ideas, our ultimate goal is to offer our customers future-oriented solutions within our global network. At any time, in any place. This allows us to work proactively and think long-term - in operations, quality management, process optimization, product development and distribution. We are innovation drivers, possibility makers and a reliable partner, all in one.

Technical Sales Manager - Nutrition (m/f/d)

Date:  Jun 3, 2024

Hamburg, DE, 20097

Business Unit:  Pharma
Job Function:  Sales
Level of Experience:  Mid-Career

Our Nutrition Division, guided by the mission, vision and values of the HELM Group, operates in Europe and Mexico. We trade in both specialties and raw materials, acting as a bridge between global manufacturers and the European food industry.

To strengthen our team in Germany we are looking for a Sales Manager (m/f) with passion and experience in the German food and beverage market.


Your tasks:


  • You will acquire, develop and close new businesses with new and existing customers.
  • As Sales Manager you will focus on developing new business with companies within the German territory.
  • You will use your sales experience to help our customers achieve their business goals by providing solutions that are also supported by our development area and operational team.
  • Your responsibilities will include conducting regular customer meetings, identifying customer needs and solutions, and gathering detailed information for estimates and quotes.
  • You will take responsibility for the entire sales cycle and work adeptly to achieve annual sales targets in the German sales territory.
  • You create and develop key projects to meet business expectations, and follow up on them.
  • You apply and continuously develop your knowledge of nutrition technology.
  • You keep track of all prospect and customer activities in CRM (e.g. Salesforce).



Your qualifications:


  • You have already gained at least 5 years of sales experience on the German market with a focus on confectionery, bakery, dairy and meat ready meals (focus on plant-based products).
  • Ideally, you have experience in handling products such as gelatins, lecithins, vegetable proteins, vitamin premixes, citrates, lactates and sweeteners (stevia, maltitol, sucralose).
  • You are passionate about our mission and can live our brand. In addition, you work solution-oriented, like to take the initiative, burn for the sales area whereby your customers come first.
  • You are a native speaker of German and have a very good command of English. Knowledge of Spanish is a plus.
  • You are experienced in working with the Microsoft Office package. In addition, you have experience in working with CRM software as well as SAP.
  • You have a valid driver's license and are open for business travel.

Every day, each one of us contributes to HELM's success with competence, the highest expertise and unique service. We reward this commitment - not only with international opportunities, possibilities for seminars and further training but also with benefits that offer optimal conditions to reach the perfect work-life balance.

Then please apply with all necessary documents via our application portal.

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