PPG Industries Account Manager Marine in North Holland, Netherlands

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PPG: We protect and beautify the world. At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

Why join us: With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.

  • Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.

  • You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.

  • Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.

  • Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help theme propel their industries forward.

  • You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone’s ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.

    Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world.

    PPG Protective & Marine Coatings: A world leader in protective and marine coatings.We develop innovative products that protect customers' assets in the world's most demanding markets including: civil infrastructure, offshore, petrochemical, power and marine. At PPG, we are proud of our products and passionate about serving our customers, and our brands (Amercoat, Freitag, Keeler&Long, PPG High Performance Coatings and Sigma Coatings) are proven to deliver consistent performance worldwide. Experience, innovation and integrity - that is what makes PPG the ideal coatings partner.

    Brief description of tasks Reporting into the Area Sales Manager for PPG’s Marine Coatings business unit and being part of a team of sales professionals, the account manager will manage all aspects of account sales for EUR 2.500.000 marine coatings business in the Benelux.

    PPG Coatings Europe is looking for an Account Manager Marine Coatings Benelux who will help develop, direct, implement and communicate an account strategy for Marine accounts in the region. The account manager will assist with current and long term sales growth plans and financial management (P&L) of the accounts along with the day-to-day interaction with the customer (external and internal), category management, marketing, supply chain, field sales, and customer service. The position will be located in the Amsterdam/Rotterdam area.

    Your primary accountabilities will be:

  • Develop and maintain regular and effective relationships at all levels within the customers’ decision-making organization. (including Merchandising, Supply Chain, Marketing)

  • Successfully champion business ideas, recommendations and points-of-view with the customer.

  • Actively participate in the formulation and implementation of business strategy.

  • Provide cross-functional leadership as it relates to business operations, goal attainment, special projects.

  • Manage profitability of the various coatings.

  • Regularly analyse key performance and productivity metrics to understand the business, identify opportunities and/or address business challenges.

  • Steward and influence key business activities that influence sales such as advertising, promotion and inventory.

    You should:

  • Have a minimum 5 years technical / sales experience in the (PMC) coatings or shipping industry;

  • Be collaborative and have strong communication skills, as in the role working with cross functional groups is essential;

  • Have strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with external and internal customers

  • Have a demonstrated background of technical / sales acumen and customer orientation;

  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • Have language skills: Dutch and Fluency in Business English.

    • Our offer: * Besides working for a major international organisation with many development opportunities, we offer you a salary at market rates, 8% holiday allowance, a 13thmonth's salary and you will automatically will be included in our pension scheme. You will be eligible for an annual performance-related salary increase and/or bonus. For full-time employment you will also be entitled to 25 days' holiday and 11.5 days (part-time on a pro rata basis).

    We also offer you options for discounts on various insurance policies and employee discount on paint.

    However, in addition to a good salary package, PPG also has proper arrangements for training opportunities and development plans.

    If you are interested in - and meet the criteria of - this vacancy, please send us your Curriculum Vitae and a motivation letter via the link on this website. Applications without these attachements can not be processed. #LI-JG1

    Acquisition based on this, or other job openings on www.ppg.com , is not appreciated.

    • #LI-JG1 *

Organization: *Protective & Marine Coatings

Title: Account Manager Marine

Location: Netherlands-North Holland-Amsterdam

Requisition ID: 1700004092