A selection of current positions in Plastics

For certain reasons, not all of our vacancies are openly advertised and therefore please contact us directly to enquire about our current opportunities. Furthermore, if you do not see a suitable role for yourself, please get in touch as we are happy to discuss a proactive approach and if appropriate, speak to carefully selected clients on your behalf to assess if they have relevant openings.

Key Account Manager Engineering Plastics (m / f / d) – GERMANY


Sales and relationship management with globally active key customers and OEM’s.


Your Tasks:

  • Ensure consistent, profitable growth in sales revenues through proactive planning and deployment with key accounts.
  • Knows and cooperates with key persons at customer organization in various departments such as purchasing, quality, material and product development etc.
  • Identify objectives, short- and mid-term strategies and action plans to improve each product’s sales and profit.
  • Manage the assigned customers and products to maximize company profit and meet company’s mid-term plan targets.
  • Collaborate with group sales members, technical staff, customer service and logistic team in recommending and establishing sales goals.
  • Perform sales activities and negotiate sales prices in consultation with supervisor and general manager.
  • Supports services with technical team regarding material evaluation and analysis.
  • Accurately forecasts annual, quarterly, and monthly sales per customer and material with good knowledge of the market.
  • Report sales and new project activity on regular basis.
  • Monitor and analyze markets and competitors and prepare respective presentation regularly and on demand.


Your Profile:

  • Academic degree (university, university of applied sciences, etc.) in organic chemistry, polymer science, mechanical engineering or business administration.
  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience or training in engineering plastic or plastic compounding sector; or an equivalent combination of formal education and experience.
  • Experience in key account management and/or business development.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills to interpret sales performance and market trend information.
  • Experience in developing marketing and sales strategies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in German and English (business level mandatory).
  • Good presentation and documentation skills in German and English.
  • Assertiveness and strong negotiations skills as well as persuasive power combined with skilful diplomatic aptitude.
  • Strategic and entrepreneurial thinking.
  • Highly self-motivated and proactive.
  • Self-dependent, efficient, and independent way of working.
  • Capability to integrate oneself (“team player”).
  • Multicultural attitude.
  • Operational readiness and ability to work under pressure.
  • Target- and performance-oriented.
  • Good user knowledge of current IT portfolio, in particular: MS Office, MS Teams and CRM tools (e.g. Salesforce).
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Peter Smukowski on 0044 1789 266 660 / 0044 7718 346 204 or via email to