The ALTANA Group develops and manufactures high-quality, innovative specialty chemical products. With us, you can help shape many important details of the world of the future. Our four divisions BYK, ECKART, ELANTAS, and ACTEGA have set worldwide standards in their markets. Our innovative products enable companies to develop technologies of the future today, technologies that make life easier, safer, and more comfortable. With sales of more than 2 billion euros, we are one of the world‘s most innovative, fastest-growing, and most profitable chemical companies. We currently employ about 6,000 people who have good ideas for the world of the future. Discover your decisive plus for your future. Bringing you many advantages.

ECKART is one of the leading international manufacturer of metallic pigments for the paints and coatings industry, the graphic arts industry, the plastics, lightweight concrete industries and the cosmetics industry. We attach particular importance to personal service and expert applications consulting. Our global presence enables us to identify customer requirements at an early stage and to react quickly and flexibly. Intensive research and development activities create special products, innovative solutions and constant improvements in a wide variety of fields. Our customers throughout the world particularly appreciate the high quality of our products and the professional standard of our services.

Sales Manager - SR

Your task structure

In this position, you will be responsible for:

Accountable for sales activities related to Coatings business in Southern China;

Assist Regional Sales Manager to manage the sales team for Coating industry at Southern China;

Accountable for sales target achievement in specific area;

Drive business growth in assigned customer segment;

Generate & deliver new projects (Coatings) with significant impact on business performance;

Works closely with Technical Marketing in support of product development initiatives, provision technical support and training to customers;

Works closely with Technical Marketing and Supply Chain teams to resolve customer issues and provide solutions to customers’ demands;

Collect market intelligence, monitor and evaluate sales activities and products for competition;

Coordinate activities with distributors on the execution of sales plans. Maintain & improve sales channel performance.

Your recipe for success

Ph.D. in Chemistry, Materials Science or Engineering, or Polymer Science with industrial experience | Strong skills in design, synthesis, and characterization of organic molecules or polymers | Background in surface and colloid science or coatings technology preferred | Experience in manufacturing support preferred | Experience in silicone chemistry desirable | Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Your spectrum of advantages

In the ALTANA Group, you will work in a unique culture of innovation where the utmost importance is attached to promoting individual ideas and abilities as well as open, trusting interaction. ECKART Zhuhai Co. Ltd.  offers you a lot of advantages. They include pleasant-sized operations where employees get to know each other personally and exchange ideas, extensive interdepartmental initial training, short information and decision-making paths, comprehensive further education and training offers, flexible working hours with flextime, and impressive compensation with good employee benefits and pension plans.

We invite you to get to know us better and to become part of our team. Discover your career plus in specialty chemistry. Please send us your application, preferably via our jobmarket or to: Eve Jia, Human Resources Manager:

Job number: CHINA00051

Legal entity: ECKART Zhuhai Co., Ltd.

Location: Zhuhai

Area of operations: Verkauf & Außendienst