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Area Sales Manager

Location: Boxmeer, Nederland

The organization

Marel is an international supplier of integrated systems, products and services for the fish, meat and poultry industry.  Our tagline is Advancing food processing. That’s at the heart of everything we do. We want to push food processing further. We want to make it better. That is our passion.
Some 4600 employees work worldwide for Marel supporting the Poultry, Further Processing, Fish and Meat industries. Unity, Innovation and Excellence are the values which characterize our company.
For our Marel Meat – BU Secondary organization, we are looking for an:
Area Sales Manager

The function

As Area Sales Manager you are responsible for reaching the commercial targets agreed for a particular area. You work with and support local Meat Account Managers, agents, and back office in determining the real customer need and developing and selling Meat BU Secondary Processing solutions. You will report into the Sales Director for Meat BU Secondary Processing.
Your main responsibilities are:
  • Area Sales Manager, with a focus on a specific region – ensuring the in depth knowledge application as well as quality of the solutions offered in Marel Meat Secondary Processing solutions, being Streamline, Deboflex, Meat Harvesting , Pig Head Deboning, Trim Management Systems and Case Ready Applications.
  • Responsible for establishing and implementing a structural market plan, aimed at targeting and maintaining contacts with agents, customers and associates.
  • Follow the sales process by taking responsibility for projects from initial concept to hand-over to service.
  • Provide market input to Sales, Service, Innovation teams, through visit reports and monthly market reports,
Integrate into the regional teams with an overview perspective of the business challenges and build up the Meat Secondary Processing knowledge in the regional teams


  • You have a Bachelor or Master degree within a technical area (preferably Mechanical Engineering)
  • You have a minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience in a commercial position preferably in the food industry.
  • As a person, you are emphatic, energetic and sharp, result driven, independent and you have an entrepreneurial mindset. You are down to earth and you have a pragmatic way of approaching your job and its tasks.
  • You speak, write and understand English and at least one other language
  • Last but not least, you are international oriented and you are willing to travel circa 50% of your time


We offer

Marel offers you plenty of space to develop yourself (internationally). The informal atmosphere gives you the opportunity to take responsibility and show initiative. You will of course be supported and supervised by the organization. Salary will depend on knowledge and experience. At Marel the challenges are there for taking! 

Contact information/ The procedure

Do you recognize yourself in the person? If so, press the “apply” button.

For more information on the position you can contact our HR Recruiter, Niels Jordens, telephone 0485-586160, or e-mail:

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