Listed December 23rd 2020
Melbourne or Sydney location

National Manager Industrial Food Packaging

Ball & Doggett is Australia’s largest distributor of paper, packaging, plastics, inks and wide format media to the graphics and communication industry. With over 100 years’ of experience and distribution facilities across Australia and New Zealand, we pride ourselves on generating a supportive business culture and living our company values.
Primarily responsible for the sales and profit performance of Industrial Packaging and Food Service products. This role includes implementing of sales and account management plans to achieve budget targets, sourcing and developing new products/markets, inventory management, key account management, supporting state-based sales efforts and assisting with maintaining existing supplier relationships.
Key responsibilities focus on the external and internal factors that contribute to business development. In particular, you will not only manage and grow key accounts within the packaging market by developing and implementing a national sales strategy but also identify and take advantage of new market and product opportunities. To support the sales strategy, you will develop new supplier relationships that align with anticipated client needs and industry trends. Internally, you will develop staff training modules, develop strategic relationships with key stakeholders within the business, and manage not only inventory but also product quality.
Effective performance in this position requires high levels of technical knowledge and interpersonal skills. Technically, you should have knowledge of and experience in business analysis, planning, and change implementation; along with detailed knowledge of the packaging segment and either printing or print-related manufacturing processes. You will also need to possess strong financial acumen and problem-solving skills. Interpersonally, to support your sales and marketing activities, you will need the ability to build rapport with, and influence, a wide range of stakeholders. Ideally, you will already have well-established and positive relationships with key stakeholders in the Australian packaging market.
This is a position that will provide an opportunity for an individual to work within a company that values all employees and sees this position as integral to our success.
Remuneration will be commensurate to knowledge and experience and includes a car allowance.

If this position interests you then please submit your application along with a current resume to

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Please note the successful candidate will be required to pass a National Police Check and pre-employment medical.