Vacature:  Experienced Chemicals Trader


CPH Chemicals was established in the 1980’s and is continuously developing its traditional business of marketing and is distributing a large range of chemical products amongst others Caprolactam, Polyamide, Boric acid, Ammonium Sulphate and Plastics. We have a global presence with emphasis on European, former CIS and Asian countries.

For our Amstelveen office we are looking for an Experienced Chemicals Trader. As a part of our team you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Independently selling our full product range of chemical raw materials to clients (negotiating agreementsand supervising the contractual arrangements).

  • Develop existing and new business and customers, expanding the product portfolio, resolve customer complaints.

  • Keep management and colleagues informed by submitting activity, planning-and results reports.

  • Follow, respond to, and report market trends, monitor competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, merchandising techniques.

  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

We are looking for ambitious candidates who match the following profile:

  • Experienced (2-4 years) in international trade and export of chemical raw materials.

  • Knowledgeable with the logistics aspects of international trade and export of chemical raw materials.

  • Strong analytical skills, ambitious, curious, structured and accurate and able to work in a competitive environment.

  • Proven track record in business development and customer development.

  • Strong ability to independently determine priorities and solve problems.

  • Excellent communications skills, written, presentation and verbal. Good command of the English language; any additional foreign language would be considered an asset.

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in commerce and economics.

  • Prepared to travel abroad.

CPH Chemicals is based in Amstelveen, near Amsterdam, The Netherlands. We offer a competitive compensation package, a challenging and dynamic workplace in a small, informal and internationally oriented organization.

Interested? Send your resume and motivation to Ellen Bakker via

Visit our website or contact Ellen Bakker at 020 4260900 for more information.