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Technical Account Manager - Multiple Opportunities Available

Southland, NZ Timaru, NZ, 7910


IXOM’s Farmguard team is growing and we are looking for Technical Account Managers to join us!


If you are looking for a new challenge, there is no better time to make the move because we are looking for multiple Technical Account Managers to join our regional teams.


The name IXOM may be new to you (it’s only a few years old) but as an organisation we’ve been around for over a century. We now have more than 1,100 employees across 10 countries, so far.


IXOM is a market leader in water treatment and chemical distribution in Australia and New Zealand, with an increasing presence throughout South East Asia and North America.


Every day, we provide solutions to a range of industries including dairy, water, and food & beverage. Chances are, we are already part of your everyday life, in some way or another.


This is an exciting time to join our business as we move towards a sustainable, successful, and promising future.


Your role


This role offers the opportunity to join our industry leading Sales team as a Technical Account Manager. You will service our established portfolio of manufacturing customers within the Dairy and Agriculture industry, in this fast-paced and dynamic role.

We are looking for Technical Account Managers in various locations including;


  • Southland
  • Central North Island – Taupo, Rotorua, or Mount Maunganui


Reporting to the Sales Manager, this technical sales role will allow you to nurture existing relationships and hunt out new business development opportunities. You will also consistently provide technical know-how to your customers. Most of your customers will be based remotely, therefore there will be a lot of travel and autonomy involved for a self-motivated individual.


Your responsibilities


  • Provide responsive account management and outstanding customer service
  • Identify and deliver new business growth within your industry segment
  • Provide technical information to customers
  • Work closely with Product Managers to assist you in identifying, contacting and develop new customers, selling new products and increasing market share
  • Prepare and execute customer action plans to improve profitability and satisfaction
  • Capture market intelligence and competitor information


Your skills & experience


  • Proven experience in B2B sales, account management and a technical based role
  • Broad knowledge of manufacturing within the Dairy or Agriculture sectors
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build longstanding relationships, negotiate and influence
  • Commercial acumen to truly understand the business development cycle, challenge current processes and offer insights to the product/technical management group
  • A tertiary qualification in a technical/agriculture discipline would be also be advantageous



Your benefits at IXOM


For a start, you’ll work for a large successful global organisation, where you’ll not only earn a competitive salary, you’ll have access to an Employee Assistance Program, a Recognition Program, and a range of health and benefits discounts. You’ll be provided with ongoing learning and development to meet your professional needs. You’ll be supported by an accessible leadership team who are driven by a solid values platform that underpins who we are and how we operate.


What’s more, you’ll find yourself working with a flexible, diverse, and inclusive workforce.  We celebrate and nurture our people. We’re focused on embracing change.


There is no better time to join us.


Your next step


To apply for this position, please click the link on this job advert to send your CV to our Talent Acquisition team.


Please note that you must have full working rights to apply.


No agencies please. Ixom will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. You. After all, that’s who we’re really interested in.