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Technical Account Manager

Buckinghamshire - Salary TBC

A leading supplier of chemicals to the cosmetic and toiletry industry is seeking a Technical Account Manager for their site in Buckinghamshire.

*** Ideally we’re looking for someone that has a strong scientific background and has come from a similar role within the industry. Although, a similar role outside of the industry with transferable skills would be good as well.***

Job Summary:

We are recruiting a Technical Account Manager to join our UK sales team. The Sales team maintain excellent relationships with our customers, developing new business and giving technical support to customers’ R&D departments. There is great scope for creativity and personal development within this role, and you will be supported by extensive training on our products, a fully equipped laboratory, enthusiastic and supportive colleagues, and outside training where required. This role is essential in enabling the company to continue to provide our customers and suppliers with excellence in innovation and customer service. The successful candidate will benefit from the exciting opportunities and on-going career development that we can offer.

This role includes responsibility for:

• Developing strong technical understanding of our wide range of Personal Care ingredients, their chemistry, benefits and formulation characteristics.
• Understanding the needs of each of our customers.
• Communicating scientific information clearly and concisely.
• Supporting customers throughout their development process, from concept to product launch.
• Visiting UK customers to develop long-term working relationships with their R&D, Purchasing and Marketing teams.
• Helping our Technical Development Chemists to create new Personal Care formulations that demonstrate the benefits of our products.
• Identifying new business opportunities.
• Attending relevant Cosmetic and Toiletry industry meetings, seminars, exhibitions and symposia to increase knowledge of the Personal Care industry.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and self-motivated person with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

You will have:

• A strong scientific education and preferably a degree in a scientific subject
• The ability to learn and understand new technologies
• A scientific approach to problem solving
• The ability to work under pressure
• Full UK driving licence
• The ability and aspiration to travel

key words: sales manager graduate sales consultant chemist graduate chemist cosmetic chemist cosmetic scientist cosmetic chemistry graduate in chemistry business development manager field sales regional sales account manager

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