Spain Managing director

Spain Managing director

Description: GALAM Group is hiring a Managing director for our subsidiary in Spain!
Industry: Food Ingredients Manufacturing
Job title: Managing Director
Job type: Full-time Work
Location: Barcelona area, Spain
 
Job Description:
  • Manage and grow the sales and production of ingredients to the food & nutrition industry.
  • Provides general management over finance, sales, business development, manufacturing,
    engineering, materials, quality assurance/control, human resources, and information systems for
    the plant.
  • Develop and maintain strong leadership across the site, ensuring that a well-structured and
    motivated team is in place.
  • Lead Intensive development of market and sales: maintain current customers; identify
    potential new customers and optimal ways to work with them.
  • Negotiate terms of relationships and contracts and close new deals.
  • Develop new areas of growth.
  • Drive down all aspects of Direct/Indirect costs to make a substantial improvement in
    profitability.
  • Assure that production / logistics is executed with respect to the safety and environmental policies of the company / group and initiate appropriate action where needed.
  • Set and attain elevated levels of throughput, quality and customer serviceת Work closely with Galam's Management, Development & Marketing team, and Sales managers from Galam group defining sales goals and executing business strategy.

Specific responsibilities:
  • Lead Intensive development of market and sales: maintain current customers; identify potential new customers and optimal ways to work with them.
  • Negotiate terms of relationships and contracts and close new deals.
  • Develop new areas of growth.
  • Assure that production / logistics is executed with respect to the safety and environmental policies of the company / group and initiate appropriate action where needed.
  • Set and attain elevated levels of throughput, quality and customer service
Education:
University degree, BA/BS degree (MBA or MS is a plus).
 
Experience & Personal Attributes:
  • At least 5 years of proven successful experience as an MD of a small company and/or Head of Sales Department, especially in the food  ingredients markets (sweeteners, fibers, flavors, etc) in Spain, Portugal & France.
  • Knowledge of the sugar industry - an advantage.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both Spanish and English.
  • Management experience and ability to lead and motivate individuals/team.
  • Effective communication skills, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
  • A full “Profit and Loss” experience and well-developed financial skills. Must be comfortable and competent working with and interpreting complex financial data.
  • Commitment to work intensively.

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