Elchemie is a specialist recruitment company in the technical and scientific field


Job title: Account Manager Mining Division, Water Treatment
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 5 to 10 years
Salary: Negotiable
Salary Type: Cost to Company
Job published: 21 February 2022
Job reference no: 1689592347

Job Description

Chemical Manufacturing company has a vacancy for an Account Manager based on the West Rand, Gauteng.  Previous experience within the mining industry, water treatment and a minimum 5 years' technical sales required. Minimum BSc or equivalent in Chemical/Biochemical/Metallurgy. The purpose is to execute business and sales strategies through managing, leading, and directing the account/area’s team in the implementation of key initiatives that support the on-going sustainability and profitability of the division.



  • BSc Degree Chemistry or Biochemistry or Microbiology or Metallurgy or, Chemical Engineering
  • Post Graduate Business Qualification will be advantageous (e.g. MDP)
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of 5 years technical sales experience.
  • Experience in Mining industry
  • Experience in Water Treatment
  • Valid drivers License
  • Advanced Computer and Report Writing skills



  • Managing the sales account to execute sales strategies and meet stakeholder requirements 
  • Effectively retaining and expanding business to grow sales and profit margins 
  • Ensuring the execution of an effective marketing strategy
  • Coach and mentor fellow associates on Water Treatment applications
  • Leading, directing and managing teams to ensure they have clear direction, effective leadership and are well motivated and aligned
  • Managing and implementing Continuous Improvements and Projects
  • Management of current customers and developments of new business
  • Maintaining and improving SHERQ performance to deliver targeted sales at the lowest possible risk to the company
  • Ensuring that all projects and Continuous Improvement opportunities are driven, documented and prioritized



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