Industry Management - Segment Director Catering (m/w/d)

at our headquarter in Landsberg a.L.
Reference number: 6362 


Your scope of responsibility

  • Within Industry Management you act as a Director and leader for the Segment Catering (Business & Industry, Caterer, Healthcare, Education…) and will develop RATIONALs global market position in the entire Catering segment
  • Establishing senior business relationships and new business strategies with Key Account customers
  • Deliver your value if it comes to project related Sales Business or Consultancy to customers / peers, all over the world
  • Collaborating with stakeholders to prepare proposals following the practices of RATIONAL and to meet the client’s demand and objectives
  • Acting as the “Voice Of The Segment” and provide segment trends and requirements into the RATIONAL organization
  • Coordinating and implementing of sales and marketing activities, valid for the entire segment, like webinars, segment specific events e. g.
  • Driving and development of the segment by KPI (Segment growth, sales, e.g.)
  • Participating at exhibitions and trade shows


Your professional profile

  • Proven track record in successful selling as well as experience in dealing with international medium-sized and/or large accounts
  • Significant experience in the Catering Segment (Caterer, Business & Industry, Healthcare, Education…) and knowledge about Food & Beverage
  • International market experience
  • Passionate about food and cooking, chef skills are beneficial but not mandatory
  • Strong selling and networking skills paired with the ability to convince others as well as a keen understanding of the customer’s needs
  • Self-reliant, solution-oriented way of working with outstanding team skills
  • Excellent English language skills, other languages are advantageous
  • Computer literacy
  • Travel frequency for the company (approx. 50%)



Our Offer
At RATIONAL you will find a dynamic company, extremely successful on an international level and is likely to grow even more – this makes your area of responsibility extremely exciting and multifaceted. We rely on a lean, process-oriented organization, where personal responsibility is not an empty word but actively promoted as well. In addition we offer our “entrepreneur within his enterprise” an attractive performance-based remuneration package.


Our Company
RATIONAL is the global market and technology leader for thermal preparation of meals. Thanks to the use of high-tech-solutions, for professional kitchens all over the globe, its growth and earnings strength is exceptional and sustainable. The turnover exceeds 844 Million Euro and our world market share has reached above 50%. Over 2.200 employees profit from this development. If you are as enthusiastic about these figures as we are, we look forward to receiving your online application.


So please apply via our portal, we are curious to hear what you have to say. Should you have any questions Birgit Pendt is more than happy to help.