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2x International Trader - for Food and Feed respectively

Sales
Dordrecht

As an experienced international trader with enterprising and customer-friendly approach, you will be having the following duties and responsibilities within the Trade department:

  • The worldwide purchase and sale of several specific food/feed related raw materials at the best possible conditions, while building and maintaining a close contact with colleagues, customers and suppliers.
  • You closely monitor the ever-changing market for your raw materials and respond to these changes in a timely manner.
  • The assortment that is currently traded is a good basis to start from, but you are additionally responsible for the development and expansion of it. You develop a vision for serving and expanding new markets.
  • You are responsible for independently achieving a net profit by buying and selling the products that you have in your portfolio. The role comes with a great degree of freedom to undertake and act within set frameworks.
  • In this role you report to the Director Trade.

Requirements:

To be a successful International Trader, pioneering is in your blood. You have a proactive attitude in the approach to the market and you enjoy developing existing and new business. Such a function requires a strong personality, stress-resistance and capacity to work independently. In addition to this, you have:

  • Relevant completed HBO/Bachelor level education or demonstrate equal working and thinking level.
  • Several years experience as an international trading (purchasing and sales) or a very strong sales / account management / business development track record and experience
  • You preferably come on board with knowledge in the Food or Feed sector;
  • Fluency in the Dutch and English languages in word and writing; German, French or other foreign languages are of a big advantage
  • Ability to communicate at various levels, clearly articulating and recording agreements made.
  • You are willing to travel abroad several times a year.

Salary Benefits:

Group Depré is a family-owned group of companies, with a vision and strong values. The company will offer you a very varied and challenging job with a lot of autonomy and great responsibility to make an impact as you help with building the growth plans. In addition, market-conform primary and secondary benefits, great team of experienced and friendly colleagues and an opportunity to make this role yours.

About the company:

Our client Group Depré (www.groupdepre.be) is a family group of companies specialised in high-quality ingredients for human food and also top-grade animal feed, for both working and sports animals as well as domestic pets. The group is active in the sector of industrial compound feed, hobby food and pet food, and ingredients for bakery seeds, pulses, herbs and spices. Generating a total turnover of 450 million euro and employing a workforce of 400 employees spread over 8 production plants in Belgium, the Netherlands and France, Group Depré belongs to the top in Western Europe.
LenersanPoortman has been part of our Trade & Storage division since 2011. With a history of more than 200 years, LenersanPoortman has developed an important activity in the trading, storage and shipment of plant-based raw materials intended for animal and human food. The food desk supplies products for human consumption such as pulses, bakery seeds, dried fruit and spices. The feed desk supplies raw materials for animal feed. Expertise and experience have led to intensive sourcing of these raw materials all over the world.
For Group Depré and LenersanPoortman, we are now exclusively hiring for the 2 positions of:
2x International Trader - for Food and Feed respectively

  • Location: Dordrecht, willing to travel internationally
  • Full-time: 40-hour