Sales Account Manager (Confenctionery, Cereal and Food Extrusion)

About you. About us. About us working together in the future?
Do you find small companies too small and large firms too impersonal? Are you looking for a company of a manageable size so you feel at home but with an international element so you can develop? Do you really enjoy the challenge of complex requirements – and don't just say that because it sounds good? Are you aware that independent working means more responsibility? Have you always wanted to grow with a company – and to have the feeling that you've really contributed something?


Job Purpose

To identify opportunities and negotiate sales for the sector product range and to support the development of the business strategy

Sales Account Manager (Confenctionery, Cereal and Food Extrusion)

Your responsibilities

  • You will establish and develop sustainable customer relationships at all organisational levels in a professional manner
  • You will maintain regular direct contact with our customer base
  • Ensure awareness of our products and services with existing customers and plan out and then execute action plans to develop new customers
  • Support the preparation of proposals, negotiate and secure orders and contracts that are profitable, commercially secure and technically sound
  • Identify Customer Services’ business opportunities with existing and new cutomers
  • Identify and report market requirements to the business to support the sector growth strategy (e.g. current confectionery growth plan, extruded TVP)
  • Prepare and maintain sales reports, forecasts and contact information on a regular basis
  • To be aware of and follow all company Health & Safety policies and procedures, in respect of self and others

Your qualifications

  • An engineering or technical based qualification
  • Experience in a sales environment with commercial acumen
  • Self-motivated and confident
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to be calm under pressure to negotiate contracts
  • Excellent networking skills
  • Ability to plan and think strategically
  • Ability to work in a team environment utilising internal skills and resources across the business where appropriate to influence customers towards Baker Perkins offering
  • Ability to communicate and liaise appropriately, given some accounts are globally based, i.e. have sister operations outside the nominated territory
  • Willingness and ability to spend time abroad - travelling for up to 40% of the time
  • Ability to develop a strong understanding of the Baker Perkins product range, process advantages and market place


  • Closing date Friday 5 March 2021


you can make processes work

Baker Perkins' food processing equipment and service drive the production and profit at many of the world’s leading food manufacturers. In the bread, biscuit, confectionery, food extrusion and breakfast cereal sectors, top brands worldwide rely on technology supplied by Baker Perkins. The company's strength lies in its process expertise, engineering excellence and extensive service philosophy, extending from design and manufacture through installation and commissioning to Lifetime Support.

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