Sales Support Engineer

If you want to become part of the sales team of a renowned wholesaler of fertilizers for the agricultural sector and you are a highly energetic and result driven professional with a hands-on mentality searching for new opportunities to further develop your skills on marketing, sales and logistics, than our customer, based in Moerdijk, is looking for you.

Job description

You will form an integral part of the European sales team. Your role is defined as Sales Support Engineer who is responsible for order intake, up to and including transportation to the various European destinations. You will have daily contact with buyers and end-receivers of fertilizer throughout Europe. You will be trained in product knowledge and customer needs. Being part of the sales team includes order intake, acquisition, monitoring and coordinating national and international transport by means of rail, road or water transport. Furthermore you will be first point of contact of their customers and will address all kinds of queries. The sales support engineer is an office based function. In the near future travelling to customers will be part of the job.

Task and responsibilities

  • Monitoring customer communication regarding: order intake, acquisition, status, shipment planning, documentation and scheduling
  • Monitoring customer desires with production department
  • Entering credit and or transportation documents (export) for customer requests
  • Entering product return document
  • Coordination with customers’ needs
  • Identifying and escalating breaches of codes of conduct


  • Social skills
  • Self-starter
  • Negotiator
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Takes initiative and has got a high drive and sense of urgency to get things done
  • Commercial drive and quality driven


  • Minimum MBO 4 degree, preferable Bachelor level in logistics, economics and/or marketing
  • Fluent in Dutch and English, both written and oral
  • Moderate in German, written and oral
  • At least 2-4 years of experience in a customer service related role, preferably as sales support or related field
  • Experience with Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Power Point
  • Computer literate

Our offer

An exciting job with good development opportunities in an international and highly professional environment. The right candidate can develop to account manager / sales manager.

Salary and fringe benefits

Market related salary
Study possibilities
Career opportunities and management development on the job

Our client

Our client is a renowned wholesaler of fertilizers for the agricultural sector. They provide a total package: simple, compound fertilizers to custom made fertilizers that perfectly fit the needs of each individual crop. For more than 150 years, they are able to respond to the developments in the agricultural sector. This has given them a leading position in the fertilizer trade in Western Europe. A 12.500 m2 warehouse was recently built in Moerdijk with a storage capacity of 40.000 tons, accessible for ships up to 15.000 tons.


For more detailed information please contact Antreum Talent, (+31)0168-321952,

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