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Frankfurt am Main, DE

Title:  Area Sales Manager, P&P, Germany (m/f/d)

Kemira is a global company providing chemicals and expertise to operations around the world. We are committed to being our customers’ first choice by bringing sustainable value through improved product quality, better process and resource efficiency. We offer a result-oriented and collaborative culture that empowers you to drive excellence and innovation with a major impact on the future. If you have the right mix of curiosity, a drive for excellence and an innovative mindset, we want to talk to you.


We are looking for an Area Sales Manager for our Pulp & Paper segment. Your main responsibilities will include the commercial sales of chemicals to selected pulp and paper mills in Germany/Switzerland with full responsibility for revenue and profitability. You are also leading a group of Sales staff, working directly with the customers in their respective area. In your area, you will assume responsibility for maintaining and developing existing customers and the acquisition of new applications. You technically and commercially evaluate sales potentials and support an intensive market observation. Finally, the maintenance and administration of the CRM system as well as project coordination within an international group of application experts, is part of this role.


Kemira Pulp & Paper offers unique expertise in applying chemicals and supporting pulp and paper producers to innovate and constantly improve their operational efficiency and end-product quality.


What we offer: 

  • Kemira empowers you to use your drive, talent and curiosity to achieve your full potential.
  • Challenging, interesting and varying tasks which will allow you to develop your expertise and grow professionally.
  • A leadership position in Sales in an international environment.


What you need:

  • Bachelor degree or higher in the commercial field, alternatively in Paper Technology or Chemistry plus a minimum of 5 years successful track recording in proactive B2B selling of paper chemicals
  • Desire to lead a team in a direct line management relationship and succeeding together in an international and cross-functional group
  • Strong collaboration, solution selling and relationship building capabilities
  • Stratigic thinking, ability to develop and drive a concept through to commercial offer and successful conclusion
  • Ability to communicate in German and English in an international business environment
  • Willingness to travel (up to 80% of the activity within Germany)


Find the right mix of experiences and opportunities at Kemira

For more information, please contact Jan Imperial, Sr Manager, HR, EMEA Central, (Tel. +49 69 256128 121). Please apply with CV, cover letter and salary expectations at


Kemira is an equal opportunity employer.


Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries. We provide best suited products and expertise to improve our customers’ product quality, process and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, oil & gas and water treatment. In 2018, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 2.6 billion and 4,915 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.


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