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  • Posted: Jun 13, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Antal International is a global executive recruitment organisation with over 130 offices in more than 30 countries. We have offices in United Kingdom, Austria, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Ivory Coast, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Nethe...
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    Technical Expert in Foot ware Adhesives


    • Provide technical expertise and guidance to the R&D team in the development and testing of footwear adhesives.
    • Conduct research and analysis to identify innovative adhesive solutions for various footwear materials and designs.
    • Collaborate with internal teams and external partners to ensure the successful implementation of adhesive solutions in footwear production.
    • Stay updated with the latest trends and developments in adhesive technology to drive continuous improvement and innovation in footwear adhesives.


    • Bachelor's degree or higher in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or a related field.
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the development and application of adhesives, preferably in the footwear industry.
    • Strong technical knowledge of adhesive chemistry, formulation, and testing.
    • Proven track record of successful adhesive development projects, with a focus on performance and sustainability.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
    • Willingness to relocate to Nairobi, Kenya for the duration of the assignment.

    Personal Specification:

    • A passion for innovation and a drive to excel in the field of footwear adhesives.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a creative approach to adhesive development.
    • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Cultural sensitivity and adaptability to work in a diverse, international team.
    • Fluency in English; knowledge of other languages such as Spanish, Portuguese, or Eastern European languages would be an advantage.

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    Sales Manager- Plastics East Africa

    Position Overview:

    • As the Sales Manager for Plastics in East Africa, you will be responsible for driving sales, conducting market studies, and reporting on market trends. You will play a key role in developing and implementing sales strategies to maximize growth and profitability in the region.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Develop and execute sales strategies to achieve sales targets and expand market share.
    • Conduct market studies to identify new opportunities and trends in the plastics industry.
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with customers, distributors, and principals.
    • Prepare and present regular sales reports, forecasts, and budgets.
    • Coordinate with the marketing team to develop promotional campaigns and materials.
    • Represent the company at industry events, trade shows, and conferences.
    • Willingness to travel to Dubai & Saudi Arabia to meet principals and attend meetings as required.


    • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Business Administration, or a related field.
    • Minimum of 10 years of experience in plastic raw material sales.
    • Experience with international plastics distributors is considered an added advantage.
    • Strong understanding of the plastics industry, market dynamics, and trends.
    • Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Fluency in English; knowledge of other languages is a plus.
    • Valid driver's license and willingness to travel extensively

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