Industrial Sales Manager - Upfield

Industrial Sales Manager

Do you have an entrepreneurial mindset? Are you an ambitious B2B sales manager ready to create & drive competitive and profitable growth in Industrial Opportunities / Business to Business? As our Industrial Sales Manager you will establish our first customers base & support the growing volume of our business.  


Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands 




About the position   

In this stand-alone role you will work with multi-functional teams and find your way of getting things done with customers and also within the company. You will be responsible for identifying, executing, and managing commercial, technical, and business development opportunities. 


So what are the key objectives / projects you will deliver in the first year? 

  • Building the B2B strategy, evaluate opportunities and actively working to find new business opportunities in the market  
  • Active recruitment of new customers with focus on the Europe and some Middle Eastern regions. 
  • Providing market and competitor data. 
  • Expansion of the Upfield plant-based foods mission into business-to-business opportunities with creams, plant butters and other industrial opportunities. 


So what does it take to be successful in this role?   

Maybe you have worked in a similar role for the past 7 years building an established network in the food ingredients industry.  You have a good business understanding and are able to leverage with technical people. Ideally you have already had experience in the food ingredient industry: preferably in oils and fats, or in the dairy industry.  You understand trends and needs of the bakery, confectionery & foods industry. You have an entrepreneurial mindset and are ready to develop & cultivate a new client base from the start.  Ideally you have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Business, Economics, Food Science, Agri-Culture or any other related field.  


What’s next   

If this position sounds interesting, please hit the apply button now! If you have additional questions, you can send myself, Andre Vleeming an email on    


We understand your resume might not be up to date, we recommend that you apply with what you have or your LinkedIn Profile. Upfield is dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workplace, we understand that you might not hit all the requirements stated in the description, but we encourage you to apply anyway. You might be the right candidate for this role or other roles.    

We prefer to receive your application before 20th of January. The first stage of the process will be a Video interview with me.   



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