Key Account Manager (FT)

Albea Group - Watertown, CT

Albea is currently looking to hire a full-time Key Account Manager.

Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for maintaining and building the relationship at a high level of excellence.
Develop and achieve the 3YP sales plan for 4th Albea major customer.
CRP Business.
HPC Business.
Beauty Solutions Business –Hardgoods.
Dispensing Business.
Build a strong relationships at each level (QA, CSR, Development).
Lead the RFQ/Bid process with Cluster Manager and Business Development Manager.
Promote Albea Solutions and Innovations.
Ensure a strong follow-up on the product development phase and ensure the interface between the customer and project team.
Report on regular basis key information and data through Albea tools S&OP, Zephyr, etc.
Spread customer culture, drivers and rules through the Albea entities.
Ensure a proper transfer of the P&G compact to Matamoros.

Education/Experience Required:
5-10 years of experience in the packaging industry, preferably in FMGC or Beauty packaging, dealing with the major customers in the industry.
Bilingual in both Spanish and English is Mandatory
Strong ability to build a strategy and to communicate this strategy.
Proven expertise in sales management.
Proven leadership ability to influence, develop and empower staff to achieve objectives with a team approach.
Must be highly organized, autonomous and have very effective time management skills.
Pro-active mindset is a must.
Strong negotiating skills and capacity.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Must be computer literate and have strong presentation skills.
Willing to travel above 50% of the time.
Technical and/or project management is a plus to manage this highly process driven customer.

About Albea Group

Albea offers the world’s largest range of beauty and personal care packaging - with leadership positions in plastic and laminate tubes, mascaras, lipsticks, samplers and foam pumps; and recognized expertise in fragrance & skincare dispensing pumps, fragrance, and lotion caps, compacts, lipgloss, promotional items and accessories. Albea’s committed teams provide local presence and global reach; robust capabilities in innovation and design as well as project management; solid operating excellence; world-class manufacturing, decoration and full-service; as well as a strong commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility. Albea is proud to have been contributing to our customers’ success for more than 50 years.