International trader

International Trader

Location Alkmaar, the Netherlands

Royal Ingredients Group in the Netherlands ( is part of the Baywa organization and a global supplier/distributor of ingredients for food, feed and industrial applications. With its head office in the Netherlands and offices in the  U.S.A., Mexico, India, China, Nigeria and Colombia the company is active on a global scale with a strong focus on starches, sweeteners, proteins, fibers, grains and seeds.


The corporate culture is informal when possible and strict when necessary. Very direct communication with each other, without “nonsense”. We are looking for candidates with a hands-on mentality who feel good in a team with great ambitions. This means actively thinking along and working in a result-oriented way on the (international) growth of the company. In addition, you must be stress resistant. The working conditions are considered as competitive.

Due to ongoing growth and new business opportunities, we are looking for a:

International Trader EU Desk

The following duties and responsibilities apply for this vacancy:

  • After an introduction period, independently maintain and expand the relationship with customers and/or suppliers, through telephone contact, visits and exhibitions
  • Conducting negotiations about prices, conditions and volumes. Closing purchase and/or sales orders
  • In close cooperation with the logistics department, ensuring smooth and correct execution of contracts
  • Market research, collecting and interpreting market and competition information and translating this into commercial opportunities
  • Depending on your own success you will be responsible for further growth in sales and/or purchase results in your own working area

Key Technical Skills and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor degree level
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in international business (export/trading)
  • Excellent communication skills (written/verbal), fluent in Dutch and English, a third language is preferred
  • Relationship manager with strong entrepreneurial attitude and pioneering spirit
  • Creative, problem solving negotiator with analytical skills
  • Strong communicator, convincing, proactive
  • Willing to travel abroad regularly


Please send your application letter and resume in English to:


All responses are kept strictly confidential.

Acquisitie naar aanleiding van deze vacature wordt niet op prijs gesteld.