Senior Sales Manager German Market

Ecem european chemical marketing bv -  Amsterdam Zuidoost
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Job discription

For our Amsterdam headquarter we are looking for an experienced Senior trader for the German speaking market. You will be independently selling our full product range of chemical raw materials to clients on the German market and negotiating European agreements. You will develop existing and new business and customers, expanding the product portfolio by developing existing and new products. You will follow, respond to, and report market trends, and are prepared to travel to destinations.


ECEM European chemical marketing is a successful global distributer for chemical raw materials used in amongst others Coatings, Adhesive, Polyurethane etc. industry, for which we hold stocks in Europe to service our customers in bulk and packed materials. We import and export our materials worldwide and service global multinational customers with local supply. We have offices in UK, Japan, Brazil and recently expanded by opening our USA office. The commercial department is the basis of our company in which customer service is paramount, but obviously commercial mentality is essential. A provocative environment for commercially talented individuals!


Senior trader German Market


You participate a varied multicultural team of 5 colleagues that is specifically serving our German speaking customers. You will offer and follow-up business and pro-actively, chase development business for our full product range and report to our product managers.  Initiating business at new and existing customers, in consultation with our supply chain and logistics, for which of course profitability is the key. And ensure the agreed business is supplied 100% OTIF (in time in full).



  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in commerce and economics

  • 2-4 year experience in the international trade of goods.

  • Proven track record in Key account management and business/customer development.

  • Fluent German, Dutch and English;

  • Self starter, can work independently and ask for support if necessary

  • Strong ability to independently determine priorities and solve problems

  • Excellent communications skills, written, presentation and verbal.

  • Strong analytical skills, curious, structured and accurate, and able to work in a competitive environment

  • Well experienced in MS Office, and easily picking up new automation systems;



Your response

If you feel this could be your job than please send us your application to Mr. B. Barendse through our website  or use the application link.  


Acquisition on basis of this vacancy is NOT appreciated.





Company Profile

ECEM is already for 35 years a leading international distributor of specialized chemical products for oa. the coatings industry. We are privately owned  and financially very healthy and reputable organization with a dynamic and leading role in our field of business. We focus on ensuring competitive and reliably supplies to our global multinational customers.  Our headquarter established in Amsterdam has  offices in Japan, UK, Brazil and USA from where we serve our customers with local supply. We are qualified by one of the largest trade magazines in our business as the European number 26 and the globally number 54 distributor in the field of chemical trading.

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Company culture

We are an informal organization with a flat company structure with a very enthusiastic, motivated and involved team. Within ECEM Amsterdam there are approximately 40 staff in various fields such as sales, purchasing, logistics, IT and administration.



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