Sales Manager DACH Meat & Fish ingredients

Meatless in Mannheim, is a dynamic company in the plant-based food market. We develop and produce innovative plant-based texturates for the growing vegetarian and vegan market. As we expand our product portfolio and international reach, we are looking for motivated colleagues to join our passionate, hands-on teams. Meatless is part of BENEO, an international company that produces naturally- sourced ingredients for humans and animals, contributing to better nutrition and health. Joining forces with BENEO, allows us to grow sustainably in an international environment and to provide exciting development opportunities. Working at Meatless combines the agility of a “startup” mindset with the resources and expertise of BENEO, a global market leader in functional ingredients and a member of the Südzucker Group.

Join us in shaping the future of plant-based eating!


 Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the existing Meatless customer portfolio and drive Business Development activities (incl. new customers, new product ideas, new applications) and support the Global Strategic Accounts for food ingredients in the meat and fish industry in the DACH area
  • Develop the annual and 5 year commercial and overall business plan
  • Achieve business targets. Manage trade receivables, including overdues, in cooperation with business controlling department
  • Perform accurate, concise and timely reporting activities on your business, your market and your competitors, including market intelligence information. Coordinate Commercial Technical Service activities and serve as POC with supply chain and sales administration departments
  • Develop and follow up of marketing activities in line with Group Marketing
  • Report to the Senior Sales Manager
Key Qualifications 
  • Master’s degree in Economics, Commercial Engineering, Agricultural Science, Veterinary Sciences, Bio-Engineering, Bio-Chemistry, Biological Science, Food Technology or a similar degree
  • Affinity with food industry or food ingredients
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Commercial talent
  • Excellent spoken and written German and English skills, French is an advantage
  • You are able to travel up to 30-40% of your working time  

  • An exciting position in a financially stable company which is regarded as the best in its class
  • Intensive training and coaching to get familiar with the products and the commercial part of the job.
  • You will become a member of a young and result oriented team that has been able to show an outstanding growth path over the last years
  • A competitive salary package
  • The potential to grow in function and responsibilities
  • The opportunity to meet the people behind this brand in a first interview at MEATLESS BENEO

  • Call Ralf Gutschoven on +32 (0)478 43 61 68 for more info or an application. Also available via WhatsApp Audio. On weekdays between 9h00 and 11h00 and in the evening from 19h00 to 21h00, on Saturday between 10h00 and 12h00.
  • Or mail your CV to