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Business Development Engineer

Within the Global Business Unit (GBU) Soda Ash & Derivatives, the Global Bicarbonate & Derivatives addresses currently four main markets (environment, pharma, food and feed) which account together for 70% of the target market. Other minor applications include Oil, Gas and Detergents. Solvay serves today these markets with application-driven products. We are mainly focused on Bicarbonate, Trona, Sulfites and other minor products. The Business Unit is expanding today to new products/services and new markets through his business development department.

* Identify and develop our customer portfolio in line with the market and Soda Ash's BU objectives in the assigned geographic perimeter. Phone call prospection is key. * Visit customers. * Provide calculation of consumption, P&I, and reply to initial technical inquiries * Back-up for trials on customer site. * Support the analysis of Solvay's competitive positioning and propose new ideas for new product.

* Master's degree in Chemical engineering with a strong practical background in handling technical matters * Proven experience in customer portfolio development * Customer orientation, communication and multidisciplinary team work abilities, flexibility and self-confidence. Multicultural experience is a must. * Analytical thinking. Problem Solving and open-mindedness is critical. * Fluent in English and Spanish. Extra languages (Danish, Swedish and Norwegian) are a plus. * Able to work in an international environment. * Ready to travel up to 50% of the time within Europe. * Based in Brussels (Belgium).

Business Development Engineer

Solvay, Brussels
Employment type: 
Permanent contract
Targeted title(s): 
Interim Manager, Chemical Engineer, Development Engineer
Required degree level: 
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