Area Sales Manager Far East Asia

OctoFrost AB, Malmö

Publicerad: 2023-01-08

Om tjänsten

OctoFrost AB is a Swedish company, established in 1999 with headquarters in Malmö, Sweden. The Company is part of a Swedish industrial investment group JCE AB, and supplies the global food industry with cost-efficient, high-quality, sustainable and energy saving solutions for perfectly fresh-frozen products. OctoFrost is a leading manufacturer of individual quick freezing, IQF and food processing equipment with customers all over the world. With a global coverage of sales and customer service, the company has over 400 successful installations at customers located in more than 50 countries across 5 continents. OctoFrost is committed to a world with better food quality and reduced food waste by improving solutions for freshly frozen food. Turnover 2022: 160 msek (2022).


We are looking for a team player who embraces a new challenge, loves travelling and working at a high pace. You have an international background and are fluent in Chinese and English, eight plus years’ experience working in complex B2B project sales, preferably within the food processing industry.

About the position

You will be responsible for our markets in Far East Asia and travel about 70 days/year with focus on China, S Korea, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore. Your base will be in Sweden, and you report directly to our Sales & Marketing Director. The first 3-6 months will be dedicated to training at our headquarters in Malmö and office in the Netherlands.

About you

As a person you are organized and service oriented. Good communicator and relation builder as our business is based on a trusted, long-lasting relationship with industry leaders and customers. You have an outgoing personality and recognize the importance of personal branding and building a strong network.

The role comes with a high level of autonomy, expectations of understanding our customers, the market, our products, intercultural communication, and business.

You are challenge-driven, love to take responsibility and able to successfully operate in a highly competitive international market.

You have a degree in business administration or engineering, ideally but not necessarily specialized in food processing.

In short

·      Eight plus years of complex b2b project sales experience.

·      Extensive living and business experience in Asia.

·      Fluent in Chinese and English (Japanese is a plus)

·      You have proven sales skills and love to develop new and existing customers.

·      You are a great communicator, orally and in writing

·      You have a well-developed technical understanding

·      A degree in business or engineering

Octofrost offers

Octofrost offers an open entrepreneurial climate where everyone is included. Team efforts is recognized as well as individuals regardless of position. Octofrost believes in innovation, customer focus and teamwork are key to success. Diversity is highly valued in Octofrost and the majority of the staff come from all around the world. Octofrost promotes diversity by recruiting employees from diverse backgrounds and we do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability or age.

For application regarding this position please click on APPLY below or contact: Karin Hultenheim, HEIM Executive email:, +46761360800.

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