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Manager Sales, Sweet & Beverage Flavors Europe

005162 Requisition #


We need a Manager Sales (home based in Belgium or The Netherlands) to build a profitable sales territory and grow the sales and gross margin of flavors, sauces, inclusions and an array of complementary technologies to food manufacturers operating in the sweet and beverage sector while managing and developing a team of SAMs.

When your professional aim is to satisfy customers’ needs, create tailor-made solutions and deliver a positive customer experience, the next step in your career is to contact us directly.   

  • We offer you a comprehensive eight weeks on-boarding training. This secures a solid foundation to understand the organization and its products, technologies, systems, supporting functions and culture, which enhances your ability to quickly become productive and integrated into the Sensient organization.
  • After that, you will lead, coach, and support a team of Sales Account Managers, and monitor performance against objectives and established deliverables.
  • You will focus on delivering new sales opportunities with existing accounts, as well as developing new customers for our flavors group in Benelux and other European countries as necessary. To continuously help you to be successful in this position; we support you in working cross-functionally with our R&D, Commercial, Operational and Service teams.   
  • With your excellent customer service orientation, communication and negotiation skills, you are able to grow our sales revenue and build successful, long-term client relationships.    

What do you need to bring with you?      

  • Ideally a BA/BSc in Food Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline. Relevant technical sales experience may substitute a degree.      
  • Extensive sales experience in a B2B sales environment, preferably within food & beverage flavors/colors, specialty chemicals, or other value-added ingredients industry. 
  • Previous team management experience, coaching, supporting and developing high performing teams.      
  • Business fluency in English and proficiency of French or Dutch are required


About Sensient Flavors & Fragrances: 

Sensient Flavors & Fragrances Group develops, manufactures and distributes flavor and fragrance systems that are found in thousands of consumer products worldwide. The company's specialty systems are essential components of food, beverage, household and personal care products. Sensient's value-added flavors and fragrances enable our customers to excel in highly competitive global markets. The Flavors & Fragrances Group is located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.

About Sensient Technologies Corporation:

Sensient Technologies Corporation is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors, and fragrances. Sensient employs advanced technologies at facilities around the world to develop specialty food and beverage systems, cosmetic and pharmaceutical systems, inkjet and specialty inks and colors, and other specialty and fine chemicals. The Company's customers include major international manufacturers representing most of the world's best-known brands.  Sensient is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

As a dynamic and diversified global leader, we offer an excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package.  For more information, visit our website at http://www.sensient.com

Equal Opportunity Employer



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