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Sales Manager

As Sales Manager, you are responsible for building the European market in which Innovatec is active. You develop and implement the sales and marketing plan. You create and maintain relationships with customers, and with key people and organisations in the market. You also make proposals and present the project to the customer.

That sounds interesting! But what exactly does Innovatec do?

Innovatec is a producer of innovative solutions for chick hatcheries. We have been involved in the world of hatchery automation and mechanisation since 1991. This makes Innovatec Europe's most experienced supplier in this specialised field.
From our head office in Asperen, more than 950 customer-oriented solutions have already been delivered in more than 50 countries. From standalone units to complete production lines. The total process of sales, engineering, construction, production and assembly, right through to After Sales & Service, takes place in house.

And what are the tasks associated with this position?
  • Realising turnover and margin following annual budgets
  • Issuing quotations and proposals to customers
  •  Selecting and recruiting new customers
  • Translating the customer's wishes into suitable solutions
  •  Building on our market position in one of the sales areas
  • Visiting and participating in trade fairs, congresses and seminars
  • Monitoring market developments and trends
  • International travel for about 50% of the time
  • Reporting and accountability to the Director of Sales & Marketing


A great company and an interesting position! What type of person are you looking for?

You are an enthusiastic salesman, enterprising and commercially minded. You have the right skills to build and maintain relationships. The position requires a high degree of flexibility and independence. 
A candidate with substantive knowledge of and a network in poultry/agribusiness has our preference. If you don't have this, but you're interested, convince us. 

Other requirements for the position:

  • a bachelor or masters degree in engineering, agribusiness, animal and cattle husbandry, or similar,
  • A commercial technical background, several years of relevant work experience and a proven commercial track record.
I meet these! What can I expect?

A close-knit company with short lines of communication. This means that we can easily drop in on one another, and change gears quickly. You will also be working in a dynamic and international working environment - we are active in over 50 countries. We have excellent training and development opportunities and there is never a boring day, given the challenging technical projects that make the difference in the market. Finally, we are a stable company which is also part of the strong EW GROUP.

The following are always a given here:

  • A salary in line with the market
  • Excellent fringe benefits
Have we convinced you?

Then we look forward to receiving your CV and cover letter! You can send these to If you have any questions about the content of the position, you can call us: 0345 642 995 and ask for Henk Struving (Director of Sales and Marketing). For questions about the application procedure, please contact Peter Benschop (HR-advisor).

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