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Account Manager Home Care EMEA (m/f/x)

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Date: Mar 15, 2023

Location: Brussels, Brussels (Capital), BE, 1160 Rouen, FR, 76100 Milano, IT, 20136 Madrid, ES, 28015

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 



Lubrizol is looking to recruit a new Account Manager Home Care EMEA (m/f/x) to work as part of the  Advanced Materials  team.

This position is home-based, ideally based in Belgium, France or Germany.

The successful candidate will accelerate the sales growth of its area, through in-depth understanding of the market, building relationships and understanding the unmet needs of the customers.


What you are looking for:

  • Autonomously maintaining and enhancing the relationship with customers and partners in the region. 
  • Introduce new concepts and products into the market. Develop and implement business and customer plans for the European region with focus on Eastern, Northern, Central and UK, preparing and owning budgets and plans for profitable new business growth.
  • Formulate and implement near and long-term strategies to achieve aspirational revenue and profitability targets.
  • Supporting and developing home care concepts incorporating Lubrizol products together with customers R&D and Marketing teams. 
  • Managing the preparation, organization, presentation and follow up of market activities such as seminars, training and tradeshows. 
  • On-going market intelligence to ensure relevant new concepts or products are developed.
  • Staying current on competitors’ activities.
  • Work in partnership with the Technical Support Team to service key accounts and to prospect new accounts.
  • Technical presentation to the customers and articulating their unmet technical needs internally to develop a solution. 
  • Ensure and maintain business compliance with local laws and regulations and operate within Ethics and HS&E Policies and procedures, participating in training as and when required.   


What we are looking for:

  • Minimum a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Chemistry or related 
  • Minimum 2-3 years of sales experience with demonstrated track record in the chemical industry
  • Good understanding of the homecare and industrial markets is a plus
  • Fluent communication skills (verbal and written) in English, any other language (German- French Dutch) is an asset. 
  • Strong negotiations and value selling skills
  • Problem-solving skills, ability to work independently.
  • Good Interpersonal skills and ability to work with people at different levels and in different countries
  • Strong desire to acquire new technical knowledge and learn new things.
  • Adaptability to various cultures. 
  • Being results oriented
  • Being in possession of a valid car driver’s license is essential. 
  • Willingness and ability to travel with a highly flexible schedule up to 25% within Europe.


What Lubrizol can offer you:

In return we offer a home-based job, competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package as well as the opportunity to develop your career in a globally successful specialty chemical company.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from a diverse range of applicants. All applicants will be considered entirely on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities.




If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.

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