Cargill Account Manager (m/f) in Krefeld, Germany

Account Manager (m/f)

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


For our site in KREFELD we are seeking to recruit a (m/f)

Account Manager (m/f)

General information:

The account manager is accountable for building customer relationship and insight with customers in the “Business enabler’s” segment. Commercial accountability include reaching margin & volume targets and esthablishing growth through innovation. Furthermore, accountability involves deploying marketing tools such as customer account plans & segmentation, delivering value propositions, and gaining industry knowledge and translating this back into the wider commercial organization. Sales execution starts at pre contracting phase and end with payment of the invoice.

Principal responsibilities / accountabilities:


  • Built insight & relationship through customer visits.

  • Integrate insight in visit reports, customer account plan, CRM system and feed commercial organization with relevant information.

  • Actively look for- and approach new potential customers in specific region and/or market.

  • Identify demand and integrate knowledge in specific region and/or market.

  • Support Senior Key Account Manager with Partner customers locally when applicable.


  • Plan for continuous growth. Set budget together with the Regional Sales Manager.

  • Achieve margin and volume targets, set by strategic pricing.

  • Plan and execute innovation based growth.


  • Accountable for managing all steps in sales effectiveness process. Starting with pre contracting discussion on terms & conditions, negotiate and conclude a sale, contract entry, until execution and payment of the contract. Appropiately involve Sales Support and other support functions during the process.

  • Manage credit and counterparty risk management.

10% OTHER – Meetings, etc


  • University Graduate / Bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum 5 years B2B experience in Sales environment

  • Experience in the sales of products across different product lines is a plus

  • Relevant product knowledge

  • Native German speaker

  • English both writing and speaking

  • Good understanding of process orientation

  • Strong ability to implement the techniques and tools from sales effectiveness

  • Analytical oriented thinking

  • Excel and PowerPoint savvy

  • Strong execution capabilities.

  • Pro-activity

  • Important team player

  • Highly committed

  • Strong communicator towards line management & peers

  • Self-starter with initiative and drive

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

  • Flexibility during times of change – can cope with ambiguity

  • Take responsibility for achieving challenging personal professional goals.

  • Hunting mentality

Other relevant information :

Location and homebase is Krefeld, Germany

Percentage of travel will be 50-60 %

Customers are located mainly in Germany/Austria/Switzerland

Our offer:

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast-paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.


Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter as well as reference letters today (Jobnumber KRE00547 ). Please also mention your salary expectation and your earliest availability.

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Primary Location Germany-NW-Krefeld

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: KRE00547