vacancy: Sales-Product Manager EMEA



Company Profile

Kisuma Chemicals produces high-purity magnesium compounds. We are the largest producer of synthetic hydrotalcites worldwide. Our products are used as functional additives in high-grade plastics, especially for automotive and construction applications. For the development of products for new and existing applications, we work closely with our customers, universities and research institutions.

Kisuma Chemicals (100 FTE) is the European subsidiary of the Japanese Kyowa Chemical Industry Co. Ltd. The turnover of Kisuma Chemicals amounts to more than Euro 50 million.





  • Manager - Specialist
  • Chemical Technology
  • 38h
  • Technical - Commercial
  • In permanent service


Due to the departure of the current official, a vacancy has arisen for Sales-Product Manager. In the market segment assigned to them (PVC, particularly for cables and profiles), the Sales-Product Manager maintains technical and commercial contacts with (key) accounts, both directly and via a worldwide agent network. Visits clients regularly throughout EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), provides technical advice on processing and use, concludes commercial agreements and discusses (sales) progress. Is for the customer the face of the company and the first point of contact for customer satisfaction and quality. Indicates commercial opportunities and threats in the market. Follows trends and developments at customers (both new and existing) and competitors. Makes sales forecasts, makes recommendations about pricing policy. Is the pivot between customer, R & D and production. Reports directly to the Sales & Marketing GM EMEA.


  • Work and communicate internationally and at different levels.
  • English language command in word and writing. Dutch and German is an advantage;
  • Commercial experience within the plastics (preferably PVC) supplying, producing or processing industry;
  • Master direction (polymer) chemistry or related;
  • Self-starting, involved, responsible, team player.


Good primary and secondary employment conditions;

Work at the market leader with leading products.


Interested? Until 29 March 2019, you can send your application with c.v. send to the attention of Astrid Boekholt, HR Officer (Kisuma Chemicals BV, PO Box 400, 9640 AK Veendam Netherlands or by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). For more information about the content of this function, please contact Marcel Oolbekkink, Managing Director (Phone: +31 598-666766).


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