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.

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  • As a sales representative the incumbent takes care of the assigned customers according to his/her regional responsibilities. Thereby, he/she co-operates with the relevant colleagues in the Customer Service Centre.
  • The overall objective is to improve income and sales for all Masterbatch products of the company in accordance with individually agreed targets.
  • It’s required that the achievement of the objectives and the operative work follow to the full extent the company’s strategic direction and that the sales activities of the incumbent reveal this direction.




Main tasks:

  • Budget responsibility for the sales region.
  • Strategic planning of sales, volume and gross margin.
  • Realisation of corporate strategy in terms of sales and operative work including the resulting tasks.
  • Strategic pursuance and evident realisation of agreed objectives.
  • Proactive development of sales solutions and purposeful realisation.
  • Extension of the customer value through sales of standard and/or high margin products.
  • Operative planning (e.g. customer visits and appointments).
  • Operative Reporting (e.g. Reports on visits, orders etc.).
  • Support of existing customers at their sites.
  • Acquisition of new customers.
  • Proactive and strategic use of technical resources (TS-MB).
  • Travelling activity 60%-80%.


Individual tasks:

  • Management of customer orders for the sales region with the support from Customer Service.
  • Overview and successful completion of product samples.
  • Overview and successful completion of customer orders.
  • Support the accounting department with debt collection.
  • Identification of individual customers’ requirements (e.g. customer visits).



For further details or for an initial confidential telephone discussion please contact Agata Nowak on 0044 1789 266 660 or via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Industry Raw Materials

Position Purpose:

This position is responsible for maximising sales opportunities by developing, maintaining and growing
relationships with our Regional Accounts in Germany. The Account Manager (AM) will lead the
establishment, negotiation, implementation and compliance of agreements, which drive profitable growth
for the company. The AM will focus on deploying site specific customer strategies and programs to retain
existing business, improve penetration and growth of market share.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• AM will be responsible for growing and supporting assigned accounts allowing adequate time to develop relationships with multiple contacts.
• Develop strong relationships across the customer’s organisation to influence decision makers at all levels and drive compliance.
• Manage and maintain pricing strategy for multiple locations. Expand product categories for greater share on market and implement new programs to drive margin improvement.
• Manage extensive travel based on priorities and be responsible for customer action planning and project management to meet growth objectives.
• Negotiate sound and favourable agreements to drive business.
• Acts as the primary point of contact to the customers.
• Working directly with buyers, product development and marketing people at customers to anticipate future needs and ensure that solutions are developed to meet their needs.
• Working closely with the internal technical support team to ensure that customer’s current requirements are understood and met.
• Perform value added selling of the organization through customer education, sample requests, technical service, contract negotiations and quality solution.

Preferred education, experience and skills:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Management, Engineering or equivalent.
• Minimum 5 years of sales experience in a business-to-business environment demonstrated sales skills.
• At least 5 years of experience in the plastics industry.
• Fluent in German and English.
• The ability to discover and define commercial and technical customer requirements.
• Strong interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills.
• Able to establish and build relationships at all levels.
• Clear sense of ethic and a high standard of professional conduct.
• Self-motivated professional with a straightforward approach to problem solving.
• Team player.

For further details or for an initial confidential telephone discussion please contact Piotr Smukowski on 0044
1789 266 660 or via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Industry Raw Materials

Your tasks:


  • Active, technical sales of product portfolio of multifunctional, thermoplastic high-performance compounds.
  • Acquisition of new customers and support of existing customers, both at the decision-making level (OEMs, Tiers) and at the processor level.
  • Commercial and technical consulting for the use of company’s materials.
  • Establishment of long-term and sustainable customer relationships and central contact for internal and external customer-relevant topics.
  • Selection of suitable compounds on the basis of customer-specific requirements together with Product Development and Business Development.
  • Management and coordination of customer projects from the submission of quotations, sampling and development of specifications through to support for series production.
  • Business expansion through multiplication/translation with new and existing customers.
  • Continuous market observation and analysis of trends for the further development of business activities as well as networking at trade fairs and customer events.
  • Independent control of sales activities: from customer analysis and quotation, through price and contract negotiations, to the implementation of marketing and product strategies, as well as ongoing documentation and monitoring of sales and earnings targets.


Your competencies:


  • Completed studies in the field of plastics technology or similar; alternatively, completed training in the plastics industry with corresponding professional experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of sales of technical or high-performance thermoplastics.
  • Strong commercial as well as technical expertise, preferably with previous experience in automotive, medical, mechanical engineering, etc.
  • High level of initiative and many years of experience in project management.
  • Strong communication skills, rhetorically adept personality with a confident manner.
  • Ability to address customers in a target-oriented manner in order to convince and win new customers.
  • Commercial negotiation skills, entrepreneurial and strategic thinking and a strong customer orientation.
  • Solution-oriented thinking as well as a self-dependent, goal-oriented - but still very team-oriented way of working.
  • Willingness to travel (approx. 50%).
  • Very good knowledge of German and English as well as MS Office.




  • A varied and challenging role with lots of creative freedom and short decision-making paths.
  • Sales of top products with a focus on high quality and reliability.
  • An extremely motivated, competent team with a good working environment and mutual support.
  • Various training and development opportunities.
  • Performance-oriented remuneration and entitlement to a company car for private use, 30 vacation days, an employer-funded company pension scheme, accident and occupational disability insurance as well as a canteen at the company’s premises.
Industry Raw Materials

Applying for a vacancy with SIMPLEX Recruitment

For further details or for an initial confidential telephone discussion please contact

Peter Smukowski on 0044 1789 266 660 / 0044 7718 346 204 or via email to