Ceradis BV

Ceradis B.V. develops and markets innovative environmental friendly solutions for plant nutrition and crop protection. The company Ceradis was founded in the Netherlands as a spin-off of Wageningen University and still has a close relationship with their research departments. Ceradis products have a patented formulation that guarantees optimal activity of the ingredients and excellent handling characteristics for the end-users. Ceradis has 4 current technology platforms and is working on strengthening these and adding to them. Each platform is covered by one or multiple patents.


Your work within the Ceradis team consists of;

  • Sales delivery
    • Build relationships with commercial partners to grow sales and ensure smooth cooperation
    • Liaise closely with Ceradis Supply Chain to ensure timely delivery of orders
    • Negotiate for prices, volumes, conditions, etc., with current partners
    • Identify new sales / development opportunities with current partners
  • Sales support
    • Regularly visit customers and end users for product feedback
    • Build Ceradis expertise in core crops such as vines
  • Business development
    • Gather and analyze market data of the assigned geographical area
    • Identify, propose and, if selected, drive sales growth and business development initiatives in Europe
    • Assist in sales growth and business development initiatives outside Europe
    • Act as a sparring partner to other Ceradis departments (e.g. technology, development)

As Commercial Manager Europe, you will report to the VP Sales, and you will be expected to show leadership in a broader team and company setting. 


  • Master Degree or ability to operate at that level.
  • Analytical skill set, flexible, ability to interact with any level within organizations
  • Ability to self-motivate, multi-task and work independently and within a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English; other languages such as French, Italian and Spanish are a plus
  • Experience in realizing sales growth in Agro: both growing existing business and new business development
  • Affinity with Ceradis’ objective of environmentally friendly crop protection


  • Starting date in mutual agreement
  • Based in Wageningen, the Netherlands
  • Will report to VP Sales


  • A competitive salary
  • A start-up environment with many opportunities for growth, personal responsibility and initiative
  • An equal-opportunity environment and an international presence


For more information about this vacancy, contact the CEO, Willem-Jan Meulemeesters. You can apply by sending your cv to WillemJan.Meulemeesters@ceradis.com.

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