Commercial Manager

salary undisclosed
Eindhoven area

The organization

Our client is a large, international supplier of industrial products to the manufacturing & processing industry. The company operates within several business areas, employing more than 30.000 people in 30+ countries.

The position

The Commercial Manager is responsible for developing, implementing and realizing commercial strategies within a business unit which supplies industrial commodities to the manufacturing and process industries. The mission of the Commercial Manager is to improve performance of sales in a challenging environment, professionalizing systems and processes, as well as to actively develop the team members. The role covers responsibility in both sales and purchasing in a fast-paced, high volume, low margin industry with volatile prices, making an energetic and flexible attitude vital.

Candidate profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical, commercial or economics discipline. Master or higher is a strong preference.
  • 13+ years of progressive work experience, of which at least 5 years in a trading business environment, preferably in a price volatile environment.
  • Experience in leading a commercial department or unit consisting of at least 15 fte.
  • Commercial track-record in wholesale. Excellent commercial insight and drive.
  • Experience with purchasing is considered a strong plus.
  • People oriented team player driven to make the team flourish and outperform.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Fluency in both Dutch and English is a must-have.


If you are interested please apply by using the link below, submitting your CV in English and Word format, and application letter if desired. Reference and diploma checks are standard part of the procedure; background checks and pre-employment screening may also be part of the procedure. For more information, please contact Leila Tafrashe at +31 20 697 14 10.  


Please note that the interview days with Kienbaum will take place in the week of 16 January 2017.

Deze procedure is gesloten (01-02-2017).

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