Sales Manager - France

Sales Antwerp, Merksem


We are looking for a Sales Manager France with a passion for Specialised Nutrition

AAK is one of the leading producers of high value-adding vegetable oils and fats. AAK is organised in three business areas; Food Ingredients, Chocolate & Confectionery Fats and Technical Products & Feed.

To maintain our leading position within the world of vegetable oils, we are always looking for innovative, highly skilled, knowledgeable, committed and caring people to join AAK. We offer challenging international career opportunities at all levels within Production, Sales, Customer Innovation (CI) and support functions in more than 25 countries.

AAK’s work is very much built around our customers’ businesses and we firmly believe in long-term partnerships and strong relationships. Through our unique co-development approach, we work together with our customers and across their value chains to develop solutions that fulfil customer specific needs. At AAK, initiative, innovation, improvement and team work are in focus.

About the position

A new opportunity within the successful Special Nutrition business area for a Sales Manager for the European market.

As a Sales Manager you are expected to achieve business targets according to the strategy through developing, managing and serving selected Key customers.

As Sales Manager you work closely together with Customer Innovation and the whole Go To Market team to identify and grow new opportunities in the European Specialised Nutrition industry. You will work primarily within the European Food Industry but also support colleagues in other regions in this fast-growing segment.

Our core business is the value adding vegetable fats and oils and as a Sales Manager you are bringing knowledge and understanding of the whole value chain from oils and fats to the final end application. The ideal candidate will combine experience from the Specialised Nutrition industry with good knowledge in fats and oils chemistry and functionality.

The focus area is France and you will also to some extent support new application developments and solutions, regional and global, and be part of market driven innovation projects.

Who are you?


  • Solid experience in the food ingredients market. Successful track record of developing business
  • Fluent in French and English
  • Degree in Food Engineering or equivalent
  • 5-10 years of experience preferably in the food ingredient market

Personal Qualities:
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Leadership skills
  • Innovative mindset
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player

Contacts and application:

For more information about the recruitment process or the organisation, please contact Corporate Recruiter Wiebe Teeuwen on +31 6 40 84 09 29 or [email protected]

Please submit your application with relevant enclosures soonest possible as applications are evaluated continuously.

We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or manning companies.

AAK prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, religion, veteran status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under state or federal law in any aspect of the access to, admission, or treatment of students in its programs and activities, or in employment and application for employment.