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Account Manager - Nutrition/Food

Account Manager - Nutrition/Food

Requisition # 
2017-6882
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US
Job Post Information* :  
8/29/2017

More information about this job

Overview

Ashland is seeking an Account Manager to join our team.

Responsible for managing and growing Ashland’s Nutrition/Food business in the Central US within a defined customer base with an annual turnover in the region of $15+MM. The successful individual will be responsible for developing relationships with both Purchasing and Technical personnel at the accounts. They will be responsible for price management and bid submissions with the expectation of maintaining existing business and winning new business awards. Additionally, they will be expected to technically promote the Ashland Nutrition & Pharmachem portfolio to the customers through “Lunch & Learn” customer seminars and joint technical visits.

Description

**This job is based on a ladder structure and the job level (salary) will be determined by the quantity and quality of your experience.

**This position will be based out of a home office in the Midwest.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience selling into the Food and or Nutraceutical industry is required
  • Bachelor's degree is required; Food Science or related discipline preferred. MBA desirable. 
  • Ability to travel within region 30%-50% with potential for overnight travel required
  • Experience in negotiating and securing business contracts required
  • A familiarity with the customer base and knowledgeable about the requirements of the target industry required

 

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please select the Apply button. If no Apply button is provided, please visit Ashland's Career Center. Once there, enter job number 2017-6882 in the Keyword Search field to find this posting and apply on-line.

 

NOTE:  We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.

 

Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is a premier global specialty chemicals company serving customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets, including adhesives, architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care and pharmaceutical. At Ashland, we are 6,000 passionate, tenacious solvers - from renowned scientists and research chemists to talented engineers and plant operators - who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems for customers in more than 100 countries. Ashland also maintains a controlling interest in Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a premium consumer-branded lubricant supplier. Visit ashland.com to learn more.

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We are passionate, tenacious, solvers who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.

 

Our people—molecular scientists, chemists, process engineers, logisticians, research scientists, economists, analysts, compliance auditors, salespeople, safety experts and more—are distinguished by their ability to create and apply specialized chemistry in ways that enable customers to amplify the efficacy, refine the usability, add to the allure, ensure the integrity, and improve the profitability of their products and applications.

 

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Our vision is to make a better world by providing creative solutions through the application of specialty ingredients and materials.

 

Our mission is to develop practical, innovative, and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.

 

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Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 

Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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