Geiger Food Ingredients Recruitment & Consult.Ing
Geiger Food Ingredients Recruitment & Consult.Ing

Europe Sales and Category Director Food Ingredients Distribution m/f/d

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GFIC is recruiting the

Sales Director Food Ingredients Distribution m/f/d

  • Must have for this position is a Degree in Food Technology (a MBA is a plus)
  • You work for a distributor and have experience in managing Country Teams and or Principals
  • or you work for a Producer and you manage Food ingredients distributors
  • home office based Europe
  • this is a job about selling Food Ingredients B2B not FMCG


  • ensure proper business development plans on country / sales team level in line with global targets
  • initiate and participate in development of global policies, structures & tools, enforce their local implementation
  • oversee the cost and capacity structure of local offices, ensure efficient & effective operations
  • monitor sales and financial KPIs and monitor corrective actions with Country Managers
  • initiate best practise sharing within your area, encourage cooperation and usage of synergies


  • You are Food Technologist with an economic background like an MBA
  • You have a passion for Food and Food Ingredients.
  • As the Area Manager you are responsible for the overall development of around 6 countries
  • being the direct supervisor of the Country Managers and acting as a link between the HQ and the local teams.
  • While the main focus of the Area Manager is on strategic topics, he/she can be selectively involved also in the operative, daily business if needed.
  • you have experience with Food Ingredients Distribution
  • min. 5 years of leadership experience, like managing at least one country with a bigger team
  • communicative, proactive, analytical thinking, supportive
  • leadership & team skills
  • perfect English and a local language
  • prepared to travel
  • we are accepting only applications via the link in the ad! only in English of course!
  • you speak English and other European Languages
Updated: 3 minutes ago
Job ID: 11669408
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Geiger Food Ingredients Recruitment & Consult.Ing

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