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Regional Sales Manager - UK / Ireland & Scandinavia

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

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 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 UK and Scandinavian Region, located in Birmingham, we are looking for a

Regional Sales Manager – UK / Ireland & Scandinavia

The function

As Regional Sales Manager you are responsible for the commercial activities and reaching the commercial targets agreed for your region. You are managing the Account Managers in your region and you will work together with the Area Sales Managers, Product Specialists, agents and the back office Sales in determining the real customer need and developing and selling solutions, and ensure commercial progress reporting.
Your main responsibilities:
  • Responsible for establishing and implementing a structural market plan, aimed at targeting and maintaining contacts with agents, customers and associates.
  • Responsible for identifying and implementing operational sales plans ‘annually and achieving the objectives in terms of sales and margins. Aim of this role is to drive the sales; justify their value and to increase our market share year on year, while meeting our customers’ requirements.
  • You will be doing some operational sales activities for the major Key Accounts in your region. Therefore you will be responsible for the coordination of the sales process to the internal organization and the external customer.


You have a bachelor degree within a technical area (preferably mechanical engineering). After your studies, you have been working 8-10 years in a capital good sales environment and you have the ambition to develop yourself further as a Regional Sales Manager in a 1st class market leading company. Ideally, you have experience in selling equipment for the food sector, but this is not a must.
As a person, you are result driven, service oriented with an entrepreneurial drive. You have excellent communication skills and you can think strategically. Furthermore you are a good people manager and can manage the performance of your team.
Last but not least, you are willing to travel circa 50% of your time within your region.  

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 the 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 manager Industry Meat, Jacqueline Bussink (telephone +31 544 390500), or e-mail:
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