Description

Connect Chemicals is an owner-managed company and has been operating in the production and distribution of specialty chemicals for 25 years.

Through our headquarters in Ratingen and our subsidiaries in Europe, Asia, North and South America, we market our high-quality product and service portfolio with over 360 employees.

We have a family and employee-oriented corporate culture, characterized by trust and reliability in our interactions. We place great importance to the development opportunities and concerns of our team. We know that it is our employees who are making Connect Chemicals a sustainably successful company.

We have the following hybrid position open at our Headquarters Ratingen, Germany.

Business Development Manager (f/m/x)

  • Develop and implement growth strategies for our Custom Manufacturing sector
  • Market our activities at existing and new customers as well as find and develop new leads for our growing Custom Manufacturing activities
  • Identify key stake holders at our customers responsible for outsourcing activities. Build and maintain strong relationships
  • Establish first footholds in new markets, for example pharma industry
  • Interact on a regular basis with the international sales teams to understand their needs and market requirements
  • Support Sales Managers and Product Managers in all technical questions concerning Custom Manufacturing activities
  • Interact closely with the R&D in our world-class lab in Pune/India for new developments

  • You have a technical background in chemistry, chemical engineering or similar education (B.Sc.) with solid experience in business development in the chemical or related industries
  • You are motivated by finding the best solutions for your customers, helping them to overcome their shortcomings in their current production or supply chain
  • You like and are able to interact with people on all levels of corporate structures, from procurement and R&D managers to CEOs, being able to win them over for your offer
  • You have an open international mindset, being fluent in English
  • International travel to clients and producers is a common routine for you
  • Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills belong to your tool kit.

  • An appreciative corporate culture with a lived balance of family and work.
  • An open and collegial team spirit with highly motivated colleagues in a multicultural group.
  • The opportunity for flexible working hours and a mobile workplace.
  • A performance-based overall package of salary and attractive social benefits, including contributions to company savings plans and company pension schemes, as well as an personal training budget every year.
  • Health care, for example, through weekly fresh fruit, free use of the adjacent fitness studio, and bike leasing.