Conventional milk cartons are an unbreakable improvement over glass milk bottles, but the introduction of the Tetra Pak aseptic beverage container in the late 1950's was revolutionary for the food and beverage industries.

Mission: We work for and with our customers to provide preferred processing and packaging solutions for food. We apply our commitment to innovation, our understanding of consumer needs and our relationships with suppliers to deliver these solutions, wherever and whenever food is consumed. We believe in responsible industry leadership, creating profitable growth in harmony with environmental sustainability and good corporate citizenship.

Job position: Graduate Technical Sales Engineer

Job location: Lagos

Job description

Are you looking for a challenging and exciting position?

Then this position is for you - Tetra Pak West Africa is looking to fill a position within our Processing TS&S organization. Reporting to the Processing Technical Sales & Service Manager your primary objective is to develop business with existing customers and establish new accounts within a designated area to achieve a budgeted sales target.

This is a local position based in Nigeria, West Africa and is a permanent position. This position demands extensive travel, both locally and regionally.

As Technical Sales Engineer, you will be responsible for:

Driving the TS&S portfolio family in the market. Support in the development and implementation of the TS&S business plan. Has accountability for the TS&S sales and profitability

You will need to maintain customer contact, secure orders, monitor and maintain current knowledge of new products, ensure complaints are dealt with expeditiously, communicate technical solutions through presentations, quotes and make recommendations to improve product or design.

Key tasks for this job are:

    Drives promotion, deployment, sales and profitability of the TS&S portfolio
    Proposes business plan and action plan
    Drives implementation of business plan and action plans for its portfolio family
    Ensures effective cooperation and alignment with market area, cluster and BU
    Shares accountability for customer satisfaction results
    Secures fast issue resolution and appropriate communication
    Coordinates continuous improvement activities related to customer operational performance

Language and Education:

    Fluent in both written and spoken English.
    A degree in Engineering field
    Ability to speak French.

Professional Skills and Experience:

    Resource and planning skills
    Decision making skills
    Communication skills
    Customer satisfaction
    Negotiation skills
    High energy levels
    Deadline driven
    Team player in a matrix structure

To succeed in this role you will possess:

    Strong sales ability with a proven track record
    Result oriented and persistent with a long term perspective in day-to-day business
    Commercially astute
    Knowledge of contracts
    Good knowledge of food processing systems and flow equipment
    Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project
    Education in business, food technology and trade

It would be desirable if you also possess experience in the liquid food industry – dairy, beverage and prepared foods


Interested and qualified candidates should please apply online via the link below

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