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Business Manager (m/f/div) High Performance Polymers Italy

Date: Sep 29, 2021

Location: Home Office, IT

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Business Manager (m/f/div) High Performance Polymers Italy


Location: Italy : Home Office

Function: Marketing & Sales

Career Level: Senior professionals (> 5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Operations GmbH

Business Line: High Performance Polymers


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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  • Develop and grow the business line High Performance Polymers business in Italy
  • Actively representing products of the business line High Performance Polymers in Italy
  • Looking for new potential customers
  • Managing all major activities at existing customers (e.g. visits & customer relationships, price negotiations, contracts, new product introductions, samplings)
  • Managing all side topics at existing customers, such as complaints or payment behavior
  • Managing new development projects incl. commercial and technical aspects assisted by technical experts 
  • Scanning the business situation in the region (markets, customers, trends, potentials, threats, etc.) 
  • Reporting all activities in a timely and proper manner 
  • Participating in both, internal (e.g. sales meetings, trainings) and external (e.g. trade fairs) events 


  • Successfully completed technical university degree or extensive work experience in the required area 
  • Several years of professional sales experience in Italy within the polymer industry, ideally in the automotive, sports, medical or optic industry 
  • Very good experience and a strong network in the required industries 
  • Independent and responsible support of globally represented customers and expansion of business
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office applications and the willingness to familiarize yourself with new software tools 
  • Excellent knowledge of Italian and very good English skills 
  • Willingness to travel nationally (up to 60%) and occasional international trips within Europe

Your Application

To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.

Please direct your application to Kareen Braun, stating your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact our Recruiting Center Team at  0800 2386645 (Germany only) or +49 201 177 4200.


Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.#LI-REMOTE