(Technical) business development manager

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(Technical) business development manager
Kapellen (BE)

J-Tec Material Handling is part of the Katoen Natie group of companies. Katoen Natie is a global logistics and applied engineering provider. To optimally serve its customers, the organization is decentralized in business units. Each business unit acts independently and offers its clients tailor made solutions.

J-Tec Material Handling is the process engineering business unit of the group, offering material handling and process engineering solutions to the industry market leaders, in the chemical and food industries all over the world. We design and build turnkey process installations for our customers. Our company always strives to make a difference in terms of creativity, flexibility and performance. We execute both green- and brownfield projects of different sizes with an average implementation time of one to two years.

We are a fast growing company with an international team of more than 270 employees (and counting).  We have offices in Belgium, Spain, Thailand and the US.

As a professional in sales, commercial activities and business development, you are passionate about networking and looking out for commercial leads within well-defined niches in the process industry (Chemical and Food). We are looking for you to develop a solid and long-term commercial relationship with existing and potential clients worldwide. You will represent the organization by being the commercial face and first point of contact of the team. When prospects or customers have a new project, they will contact you for your technical advise and expertise. You can count on your internal sales colleagues to follow up your leads and help translate the customer need into a perfect solution. To be on top of mind, you closely follow market trends and perform in-depth analysis regarding international business opportunities.
You will report to the International Sales Manager, who will support and guide you and take care of your personal development

  • You have several years of relevant experience in B2B sales, preferably in the process engineering business.
  • You are in the possession of a higher technical degree (Master).
  • You possess analytical-, creative- and good communicative and language skills (Dutch and English)
  • Your approach is customer-oriented with a long-term vision and a commercial ‘flair’. Quality and sustainability are always on top of your mind.
  • You can work independent and are a true team player. Because of the nature of your work you are flexible and solution driven with a creative mindset
  • Travelling abroad is part of your job and is an enrichment for you.
5 years
  • A highly qualified position in a progressive environment, where personal development is encouraged and important.
  • Internal and external technical training to specialize in our business and support the growth of your skills and competences.
  • The opportunity to be part of a team of experienced and highly motivated colleagues in a company with an open and no-nonsense culture.
  • The familiar character of our company combined with the shared passion for technology provides a unique dynamic between employees and management.
  • A varied function in a growing, international company, with a flat hierarchy and short communication lines.
Zaineb El Miniti
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