Life Sciences Sales Manager

IMERYS TALC EUROPE (Toulouse, France) Publié il y a 17 jours
The CompanyImerys is a world leader in creating specialty solutions that improve everyday life through minerals. Our success is built on our people, and creating an environment where our 17,800 employees around the globe can thrive. We passionately believe that our teams are at their best when they have the opportunity to learn, collaborate and find new ways to solve our customers’ challenges, no matter what part of the business they are in.
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Reporting to the Sales Director, your role will involve selling a variety of mineral solutions into the following
market in the France & Benelux area:
Animal Feed:

  • Anti-caking solutions (talc, diatomite, moler,…)
  • Solutions for carrier and pre-mix (Diatomite, moler,…)
  • Bentonite solutions for mycotoxin binding

Pharma: excipients and API (PCC Pharma)

Specialties: all minerals in the following main sub-markets

  • Pigments
  • Chemical Specialties
  • Pencil
  • Catalysts


  • Drive profitable sales growth based on understanding of customer needs, competitive situation and value proposition
  • Define and execute commercial strategy / action plan for each customer in collaboration with sales director as well as marketing and technical support functions (incl. proposal for budget, commercial conditions, action plan to increase profitability,…)
  • Negotiate price increase / share increase / commercial package depending on agreed strategy as well as associated terms & conditions
  • Visit customers regularly and prepare in CRM detailed sales visit / call reports as well as monthly reports analyzing performance vs. plan
  • Handle significant complaints in terms of customer relationship and monitor customer satisfaction
  • Ensure on-time cash collection
  • Actively collect and document in CRM marketing intelligence about customer including mineral consumptions, performance requirement, competitors’ products and their performance / price, opportunity pipeline, development projects as well as market trends (from a geographic or market standpoint)
  • Generate ideas of new products to feed the innovation pipeline
  • Prepare and achieve budget and forecasts for S&OP and finance purposes


  • P&L accountability: sales to gross margin and accounts receivables
  • Year-on-Year profit growth depending on market conditions
  • Imerys’ long-term customer relationships: direct customers & distributors

Location: FR, BE, NL, LUX

Key competencies

  • Strong customer sense
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills
  • Good understanding of basic financial and legal concepts
  • Outgoing, result oriented, concern for impact, good interpersonal skills
  • IT: Office, Google Suite, SalesForce.

Ideal background/ experience

  • Technical / Business degree
  • Knowledge about minerals & Animal Feed welcome
  • 3+ or more years of experience in Sales, Account Management or Business Development.
  • Speak fluently French, English. Dutch is welcome.

Position Type

  • Full time and Permanent
Position TypeFull time



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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered.

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.
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