Sales Manager

Smit & Zoon Netherlands
Smit & zoon is recruiting a Sales Manager with experience in the leather industry

Since 1821, Smit & zoon is a manufacturer of sustainable products for the high end leather industry across the world. The solutions we produce enable our clients to produce leather products for the automotive, upholstery, and fashion industry. We take great pride in delivering quality products tailor-made to the needs of our clients. As a 7th generation family owned company, sustainability is in the heart of our DNA. All of our team members are fully dedicated to make the leather value chain sustainable, in line with the vision of Smit towards 2025:

                                 “to create a 100% sustainable leather value chain”.

Smit & zoon’s Global Sales division is responsible for supplying our clients with our premium products for the Tanning & Wet End markets. Due to an accelerated growth, we are expanding our sales workforce in order to better serve our current and future clients. In order to be able to further enhance and support this growth, we are recruiting a Global Sales force. 

Are you the Sales Manager or Director with relevant experience in the leather industry (Beamhouse, Tanning, Wet End or Finishing) that we are looking for? Our sales force is now recruiting an excellent:

                                                  Sales Manager / Director

Tasked with:

  • Expanding business with our regular long-term network of clients by delivering our quality products & strong service;
  • Generates new business with potential clients and turn them into actual sales;
  • Adapting to quickly changing demands and come up with creative ideas and anticipating and acting upon changing markets;
  • Due to your high commercial impact, you are able to create a result-oriented work  environment combined with collaboration with your commercial team;
  • You are the key ambassador of the Smit Group strategy & vision and inspire our agents and clients and represent value and on sustainability, quality, safety, health and environment;
  • You are passionate about delivering sustainable top performance to our customers on a daily basis;
  • Develop and deploy a regional sales strategy and plan with your team and business partners.


Your profile:

  • Master or Bachelor in business administration, chemistry or leather technology or a similar field combined with a proven track record in Sales; 
  • A broad experience in the leather industry is essential (Tanning or Wet End);
  • Fluent in English (writing and verbally);
  • You are a leader with a performance driven attitude; 
  • You are a resident of a European country;
  • You have a passion to make the leather chain more sustainable and want to work for an innovative organization;
  • Experience with working in/with Europe.


Why Join Smit & Zoon’s Sales Force?

  • To be a part of a growing organization with a strong focus on sustainability;
  • Great salary combined with a target driven bonus;
  • Possibilities for personal development (both in training on the job as well as training & education).

More information:
For more information about this position or the Smit & zoon organization, please contact Robin van Rijssel (Corporate Recruiter) at +31 6 2836 4808 or 

Introduction of candidates by Recruitment agencies is not appreciated or wanted.

Apply now!

Sales Manager

Nijverheidslaan 48
1382 LK Weesp
The Netherlands

Smit & zoon
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