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Regional Sales Manager (Europe)

Cosucra Groupe Warcoing Sa

Warcoing, Hainaut
11 days ago
Warcoing, Hainaut
11 days ago
Company details

Cosucra is a Belgian family business, founded in 1852 and active in the production of natural & healthy ingredients for the food industry. The focus is on extracting fibre and protein from peas and inulin from chicory. Cosucra is worldwide recognised for its innovative and high-quality ingredients, produced with respect for the environment. Through a specialised sales network, solutions for healthy foods are offered in more than 50 countries.

To secure the further growth, we are searching for a (m/f):

Regional Sales Manager (Europe)
Inspiring people manager with strategic insights
Function

As Regional Sales Manager Europe, you get a unique opportunity to lead and grow one of the highly strategic regions in the Cosucra’s portfolio with 30 to 35 countries to manage. The role is expected to maintain and grow levels of business and profitability with designated distributors or agents and key accounts. With significant opportunities for growth, it will be critical to set up a clearly defined long term strategic plan aligned to business’ capabilities. Also critical to the role is ability to negotiate and communicate at a senior level within the customer.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop strong one-to-one long-term relationships with key accounts decision-makers and partners
  • Manage local Sales resources to implement regional strategy and deliver expected growth in the region
  • Provide insight in building individual customer strategies and preparing Key Accounts negotiations and projects, participate in strategic meetings
  • Validate contract terms for customers
  • Develop and implement action plans based on VOC (Voice of the Customer) feedback
  • Increase sales of products value and volume, increase gross contribution. Identify opportunities for new products.
  • Be the central point of contact between customer and Cosucra concerning feedback, problem-solving and requests opportunities for Cosucra in the region or defined segment

YOUR POSITION

  • You are responsible for the European sales activities within Cosucra. It is your goal to further grow a profitable business with a strong market penetration in line with company ’concept selling’ strategy.
  • You translate the strategy into tactical plans and budgets, you implement the sales plan in your team and you follow up on the achievements. You analyse the actuals and the evolution in the sector, you follow actions of competition, and adapt your tactical plan when needed.
  • You have frequent contacts with strategic clients & partners and secure the longterm relationships with them. You manage & coordinate the co-creation projects with customers in order to offer the best possible solutions to the customers.
  • You work in close collaboration with the different stakeholders. You provide input to the marketing & product management team and the project managers about the positioning of the products. You stimulate innovation within the R&D department.
  • As an enthusiastic people manager you coach and develop the sales team to foster autonomy and innovation. You formalize the processes by focusing on knowledge sharing and reporting.
  • You report to and collaborate with the Global Sales Manager in order to achieve sustainable growth margins through optimizations.
Profile
  • You have a Master’s degree and built up sales experience within the food sector (technical understanding of food ingredients is a plus).
  • You already took on responsibilities with an international scope and have leadership experience.
  • You are driven to analyze and maximize commercial results through optimal use of resources and thinking in an innovative way.
  • Besides your analytical view, you have a hands-on approach and you are a dynamic leader showing initiative, presenting and implementing ideas. You have a flexible and ambitious attitude and can easily switch between strategic thinking and operational acting.
  • You are strong negotiator and team-player who connects easily and enjoys networking.
  • You know how to inspire and motivate others. You want to set things in motion, structure them, coordinate them and steer them in the right direction.
  • You are an enthusiastic communicator, fluent in English & French.
Offer
  • A commercial function with a wide responsibility, where you can realize your full potential and be part of the organizational transformation.
  • Personal growth & career opportunities within this very fast growing, dynamic and international company.
  • A competitive salary package with extra-legal benefits.

     

    You are team oriented, enjoy working in a dynamic, ambitious and international environment in full growth? You are known to be able to bring creative approach to solve challenges? You are willing to build your future with nature? Send us your resume quickly, apply now!

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Product Manager and Green Marketer (H/F)

Cosucra Groupe Warcoing Sa

Warcoing, Hainaut
4 days ago
Warcoing, Hainaut
4 days ago
Company details

COSUCRA Group Warcoing, (www.cosucra.com), is a Belgian family business incorporated in 1852 and active in the production of natural food ingredients.

Cosucra is based in Pecq (Warcoing - between Courtrai and Tournai), and offers solutions for a healthy diet through a specialist sales network in more than forty-five countries worldwide.

“Together we are creating a sustainable future for everyone by passionately sharing our talents”.

In order to reinforce our Marketing Team we are looking for a new Product Manager.

 

Function

 

As Product Manager your main mission will be managing the marketing mix for two ranges of products: pea cell-wall fibre (SWELITE™) and pea starch (NASTAR™). Other missions will be supporting sales team and work on sustainability programs within our Corporate Social Responsibility team.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Propose and monitor the marketing mix of ranges pea cell-wall fibre (SWELITE™) and pea starch (NASTAR™):

    • Based on the technical capabilities and the market needs, you steer the positioning of your range towards the most attractive segments and regions. Through your tight links with the other departments (supply, operations, …), you are able to put the offer in adequation with the capabilities.
    • Together with the regions, you fix the prices and optimize the margin of your range.
    • In collaboration with Communication department, you set up the communication strategy of your range and you are responsible of the roll out of the media plan. You elaborate efficient sales tools and provide the appropriate training to sales team and distributors.
    • You define KPIs for your range and design a dedicated dashboard.
    • You identify opportunities (ingredients and concepts) and monitor the action plan at short, medium and long term. Continuously proposing innovative ideas, you develop together with the application lab concepts in line with global food and nutrition trends.
    • You realize market surveys about ingredients, segments and competition for your range and are able to report key points depending on the objective and the audience.
  • Support the sales team and distributors to promote innovation and strategic projects: exhibitions, workshops, conferences.
  • Participate to the elaboration of the Corporate Sustainability strategy and manage the deployment of this policy across the ranges together with other Product Managers.
Profile

ABOUT YOU

  • You have a great ability to work in team and have a collaborative approach in solving problems.
  • Your fuel is to manage projects in relation with internal and external partners.
  • You have excellent communication skills.
  • You are creative, analytical and assertive.
  • You are well-organized and able to deal with stressful situation.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION

  • You have a 1st experience in product management in the food sector. Experience within the food ingredients sector and BtoB business is an asset.
  • You have a technical background or technical affinities by experience.
  • Sustainability is not just a word for you, you intend to change planet’s future by your action.
  • You are fluent in English. You also speak French or are open to learn it (for internal communication). Any additional language is an asset.
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Product Manager Fibruline (M/F)

Cosucra Groupe Warcoing Sa

Warcoing, Hainaut
14 days ago
Warcoing, Hainaut
14 days ago
Company details

COSUCRA (www.cosucra.com), is a Belgian family owned business established in 1852 and based in Warcoing (Belgium), in Walloon Picardy. Originally active in sugar production, the group has undergone a major transformation over the last twenty years to become a pioneer in the production of healthy ingredients derived from chicory and pea.
Its pioneering vision on natural ingredients allows COSUCRA to hold an industrial and commercial leadership position in its market. And a constant investment in Research and Development is supporting its major strategy: innovation! Currently, COSUCRA is exporting its products to more than 50 countries.

Chicory is an ancestral agricultural production in Belgium, North of France and the Netherlands. Inulin is a dietary fiber present in many fruit and vegetables but in chicory you will find the highest concentration. FibrulineTM is a range of high quality inulin gently extracted by Cosucra from Chicory root.

To strengthen our team, we are currently looking for a:

Product Manager chicory root fiber

Function

You propose and monitor the marketing mix of your range:

• Based on the technical capabilities and the market needs, you steer the positioning of your range towards the most attractive segments and regions. Through your tight links with the other departments (supply, operations, …), you are able to put the offer in adequation with the capabilities.
• Together with the regions, you fix the prices and optimize the margin of your range.
• In collaboration with Communication department, you set up the communication strategy of your range and you are responsible of the roll out of the media plan. You elaborate efficient sales tools and provide the appropriate training to sales team and distributors.
• You define KPIs for your range and design a dedicated dashboard.

• You identify opportunities (ingredients and concepts) and monitor the action plan at short, medium and long term. Continuously proposing innovative ideas, you develop together with the application lab concepts in line with global food and nutrition trends.
• You realize market surveys about ingredients, segments and competition for your range and are able to report key points depending on the objective and the audience.
• You travel with sales managers and distributors to promote innovation: exhibitions, workshop, conferences.

Profile

• You have a great ability to work in team and have a collaborative approach in solving problems.
• Your fuel is to manage projects in relation with internal and external partners.
• You have excellent communication skills.
• You are creative, analytical and assertive.
• You are well-organised and able to deal with stressful situation.

Requirements for the position

• You have a relevant experience in product management in the food sector. Experience within the food ingredients sector and BtoB business is an asset.
• You have a technical background or technical affinities by experience.
• You are fluent in English. You also speak French or are open to learn it (for internal communication). Any additional language is an asset.
• You are attracted to new marketing technologies.


Tags: product management, product manager, marketing, chemistry, bioengineering, bioengineering, chemical, food.

Offer

• A regular full-time open-ended contract.
• A challenge and the opportunity to work in an action-packed industrial and technological environment.
• Excellent prospects for furthering your career and personal development.
• Unusual professional experience in a fast-moving business environment and culture advocating the taking of initiative and independence among its employees.
• An attractive salary package.

 

Cosucra does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. The submission of referrals or resumes by anyone other than a candidate directly to Cosucra employees is strictly prohibited. Unsolicited referrals and resumes sent to Cosucra are deemed gratuitous, and the company will not be obligated or bound in any way to pay any referral or other fee if a person referred to us from a source other than a candidate is hired.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, resumes will be accepted from approved vendors who have written agreements in place with Cosucra, and then only to the extent such agreement covers a specified position and, if required by such agreement, the submission of resumes by the vendor has been authorized in writing by Cosucra for such specified position. Any resume submitted in the absence of a signed agreement will become the property of Cosucra and no fee shall be due.

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Production Coordinator

Cargill

Ghent, East Flanders
25 days ago
Ghent, East Flanders
25 days ago
Production Coordinator-GHE00202 

Description

 
Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry. 
 
JOB PURPOSE AND IMPACT
The Production Coordinator role is responsible for translating the objectives of our organization into the tasks that the team needs to accomplish. You will provide direction to the operations team to accomplish daily production goals with an emphasis on the customer and key stakeholders, promoting the company's approach to ensuring our products, people and environment are kept safe.
 
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Understanding the daily production demands and ensure that production needs are met.
  • Maintain established crew levels through recruitment scheduling and assignment of hourly stakeholders.
  • Promote a culture of people safety and food safety by championing best practices in these areas and ensuring accountability and adherence to company programs.
  • Train and motivate employees to drive maximum efficiency, productivity, food safety and quality, and engagement.
  • Be the resource for employees, through coaching, investigating and following up on employee issues.
  • Responsible for personnel decisions related to hiring, performance and disciplinary actions for your direct reports. You will also spend time completing the same tasks as employees on your team.
  • Very good knowledge of Dutch

Qualifications

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience coaching, leading and building a high performing team
  • Minimum one year of directly related work experience
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • One year of supervisory experience
  • Food processing or manufacturing experience
 
OUR OFFER
In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world. 

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.
Follow us on LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/company/cargill
Cargill is committed to being an inclusive employer. Click here to find out more  https://careers.cargill.com/diversity/ 

Job

 Operations

Primary Location

 Belgium-VOV-Ghent
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Senior Advisor Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Starches and Sweeteners

Cargill

Peutie, Flemish Brabant
25 days ago
Peutie, Flemish Brabant
25 days ago
Senior Advisor Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Starches and Sweeteners-REG02499 

Description

 
Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 155  years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.
 
The primary location is Vilvoorde, Belgium. Open for candidates based in remote locations in Europe.
 
JOB PURPOSE AND IMPACT
The Senior Advisor Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Starches and Sweeteners will identify, set and drive regulatory activities and strategic direction for growth and freedom to operate for starches and sweeteners product group throughout Europe. We seek a leader who will work closely with food safety quality and regulatory operations, governmental relations , research and development and  partner with a broad set of key stakeholders, internally and externally, to define and enable compliance systems and processes, develop and cultivate strong relationships and knowledge, and enable commercial teams to establish and achieve business objectives and growth strategies.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Be the main regulatory and scientific affairs contact across functions for starches and sweeteners product group including product lines, key customers and commercial leaders.
  • Provide strategy and guidance, and coordinate the regulatory affairs initiatives within starches and sweeteners product group in the region to define the regulatory compliance for existing products, products destine for export.
  • Provide thought leadership in regulatory and scientific affairs area in the region including midterm and long term emerging issues.
  • Partner with food safety quality and regulatory and research and development colleagues to assess and implement programs and processes that enable regulatory compliance and innovation and priorities.
  • Monitor, understand, anticipate, and interpret regulatory changes. Share and train related functions to improve partnering and effectiveness.
  • Develop and coordinate regulatory positions, requirements, and processes by working with commercial teams and functional units, governmental relations, key customers, and external regulatory agencies.
  • Develop strong coordination and connections globally within our product groups and regionally across product groups to leverage synergies and ensure continuous development and enable capacity building for executing regulatory compliance and innovation.
  • Provide expert thought leadership in your field and work with limited direction, using additional research and interpretation to identify issues or problems. You may provide direction to supporting team members and be a strategic contributor.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree in science or law; or Regulatory Safety experience with a majority of time in a food manufacturing companies
  • Advanced knowledge of food laws and regulations relevant to starches and sweeteners product group
  • Minimum of six years of related work experience
  • Fluent in English speaking and writing
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Master's degree in science or law
  • 10 years of professional regulatory experience with most of the time in food/feed/pharma companies
  • Strong relationship with government agencies in the region
  • Active participation in key Trade Association(s) in the region
  • Advanced knowledge of food laws & regulations in EU & starches and sweeteners Subject matter expert
  • Advanced management and regulatory processes improvement skills – delivering processes that are aligned, effective, and optimize Cargill resources
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced project management skills
  • Advanced training / meeting management
  • Advanced scientific knowledge - applying scientific knowledge in quality and food safety, and to provide input during new product development

 

OUR OFFER
In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.
Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.
Follow us on LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/company/cargill
Cargill is committed to being an inclusive employer. Click here to find out more  https://careers.cargill.com/diversity/ 

Job

 Quality Assurance/Food Safety

Primary Location

 Belgium-BRU-Vilvoorde

Other Locations

 Spain, Germany, France, Netherlands
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Senior Supply Chain Planning Program Lead

Bluecrux

Mechelen, Antwerp
30+ days ago
Mechelen, Antwerp
30+ days ago

Our company 

Bluecrux is a team of 100+ business consultants with a passion for supply chain & operations. We believe in personal commitment, customer focus and simply “going for it”. And we’re growing fast, so we want to keep the wheel turning. 

By joining bluecrux, you will work within a broad range of industries – including life sciences, food & beverages, chemicals, manufacturing and service logistics. 


Our planning squad makes the different aspects of planning tick and click. By enhancing the organizational, process and system setup of our clients, we make their supply chain planning a true asset. Furthermore, the squad is constantly on the lookout for improvements to increase the satisfaction of our multinational clients.  

As a Senior Consultant Planning, you possess the innate talent for recognizing planning-related problems and are easily triggered to solve them.


Your role 

  • You assume a coaching role and guide your team towards their goals. Besides, you take full responsibility for the project and keep track of deliverables, milestones, resources and costs. 
  • You organize client workshops in order to detect the client’s needs and the challenges that are tied to their planning and broader supply chain. 
  • You manage to gather all necessary information, without losing yourself in details. In this process, you make sure all stakeholders are involved and aligned.  
  • Towards your client, you’re a strategic partner. Together, you work out how supply chain-wide transformation can drive growth, reduce costs and spark innovation. 
  • You co-create and design the playbook together with the client. It documents the new way of working both on process and on organizational level.  
  • You provide guidance during the entire implementation process and make sure it happens in a smooth and structured manner. 
  • You’re responsible for the follow-up of the project in order to ensure client satisfaction. 
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Senior Digital Operations Program Lead

Bluecrux

Mechelen, Antwerp
30+ days ago
Mechelen, Antwerp
30+ days ago

Our company 

Bluecrux is a team of 100+ business consultants with a passion for supply chain & operations. We believe in personal commitment, customer focus and simply “going for it”. And we’re growing fast, so we want to keep the wheel turning. By joining bluecrux, you will work within a broad range of industries – including life sciences, food & beverages, chemicals, manufacturing and service logistics.


In the light of industry 4.0, our operations team helps our clients to set up for success in a digital world, guiding them on their journey of digital transformation, using automation and technology solutions at the very forefront of innovation. Our goal is to shape the future of business operations, enabling our clients to achieve their business goals. 


You will become part of the driving motor of the digital transformation within Bluecrux.  

 

Your role 

  • You guide the operations squad towards the development and implementation of operational strategies that solve our clients complex operational challenges and most critical problems. 
  • You take full responsibility for the project and keep track of deliverables, milestones, resources and costs.
  • Responding to the global digital challenge, you will build business prototypes and transform digital opportunities into technology investments that translate into business results. 
  • You will work to configure organizations so they can achieve rapid improvements in digital operations & innovation, revenue,  costs and customer experience. You help build the smart factory of tomorrow. 
  • You will take on an advisory role during the digital transformation within operations and the accompanying functional design. You will ensure technology and business solutions represent business requirements. 
  • You will define and architect solutions for our clients. This will include estimating the components required to provide a comprehensive digital solution that meets and exceeds the client’s expectations delivering tangible business value. 
  • You will provide advice, guidance and training to clients in the use of digital technologies to improve operational performance. You understand and translate customer needs into business and technology solutions and/or solutions that deliver business value quickly.  

 

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Senior Business Transformation Program Lead

Bluecrux

Mechelen, Antwerp
30+ days ago
Mechelen, Antwerp
30+ days ago

Our company 

Bluecrux is a team of 100+ business consultants with a passion for supply chain & operations. We believe in personal commitment, customer focus and simply “going for it”. And we’re growing fast, so we want to keep the wheel turning. 

By joining bluecrux, you will work within a broad range of industries – including life sciences, food & beverages, chemicals, manufacturing and service logistics.


Our transformation squad guides companies during their transformation processes in the supply chain and operations field, more specifically the design, mapping and implementation of all involved processes. Moreover, the transformation squad conducts ERP- (e.g. SAP S/4HANA) and end-to-end implementations.  


Your role 

  • You are fully responsible for transformation projects from A to Z.  
  • Design: You provide a detailed outline of the processes, the organization, IT-systems, people, roles and responsibilities. 
  • Implementation: You make sure business and IT are aligned when formulating business requirements and the translating them into technical requirements. 
  • Training: You enable end-users to easily adapt to the new system by coaching and training them. 
  • You assume a coaching role and guide your team towards their goals. Besides, you take full responsibility for the project and keep track of deliverables, milestones, resources and costs. 
  • You ensure a fluent communication of the project progress to all relevant stakeholders. 
  • You take the impact on people, behaviour and IT into account and elaborate a communication plan that keeps employees up to date on why, how and when and where change will be implemented. 
  • You guide the organization towards the ‘go live’ of the newly implemented system.  
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Consultant Planning

Bluecrux

Mechelen, Brussels
30+ days ago
Mechelen, Brussels
30+ days ago

Our company 

Bluecrux is a team of 100+ business consultants with a passion for supply chain & operations. We believe in personal commitment, customer focus and simply “going for it”. And we’re growing fast, so we want to keep the wheel turning. 

By joining bluecrux, you will work within a broad range of industries – including life sciences, food & beverages, chemicals, manufacturing and service logistics. 


Our planning squad makes the different aspects of planning tick and click. By enhancing the organizational, process and system setup of our clients, we make their supply chain planning a true asset. Furthermore, the squad is constantly on the lookout for improvements to increase the satisfaction of our multinational clients.  


Your role 

  • You organize client workshops in order to detect the client’s needs and the challenges that are tied to their planning and broader supply chain. 
  • You manage to gather all necessary information, without losing yourself in details. In this process, you make sure all stakeholders are involved and aligned.  Towards your client, you’re a strategic partner. Together, you work out how supply chain-wide transformation can drive growth, reduce costs and spark innovation. 
  • You co-create and design the playbook together with the client. It documents the new way of working both on process and on organizational level.  
  • You provide guidance during the entire implementation process and make sure it happens in a smooth and structured manner. 
  • You’re responsible for the follow-up of the project in order to ensure client satisfaction. 
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Senior Application Specialist Sugar Confectionery

Cargill

Peutie, Flemish Brabant
30+ days ago
Peutie, Flemish Brabant
30+ days ago
Senior Application Specialist Sugar Confectionery-VIL00936 

Description

 

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 155  years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

 

JOB PURPOSE AND IMPACT

The Senior Application Specialist Sugar Confectionery focuses on innovation and product development within Cargill’s ingredient portfolio, with an emphasis on sugar confectionery applications. You will support new sugar confectionery product development initiatives to help move ingredients from Concept to commercialization while collaborating with other technical and business teams. Your research efforts will also involve multifunctional interaction with commercial and technical service teams, as well as customers. In addition, this position will require flexibility to assist with other applications team projects and shorter-term projects, as needed, including using other ingredients.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Work with key customers and business partners to identify and deliver on dedicated project opportunities.
  • Partner with marketing and sales to meet customer needs and make technical presentations to customers.
  • Run product demonstrations and serve as the expert during these meetings.
  • Lead product issues, report data to product development teams, and monitor scientific reports or datasheets detailing the organization's products and their applications.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in food technology or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in sugar confectionery space
  • Comprehensive knowledge of ingredients: starches,  sweeteners and hydrocolloids 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master degree in food technology of equivalent by experience
  • 10 year of experience in sugar confectionery space
  • Good knowledge and understanding of different product categories within the sugar confectionery space
  • Understanding the impact of ingredient selection and ingredient interactions in different product categories of sugar confectionery
  • Strong knowledge or experience with different processes applied in sugar confectionery space
  • Understanding the impact of production processes on final product quality both on pilot and industrial scale 
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Ability to work in team
  • Customer mindset/Customer application support
  • Networking, connectivity, being able to work in matrix organization
  • Project management skills

 

OUR OFFER

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world. 

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.
Follow us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/cargill 

Cargill is committed to being an inclusive employer. Click here to find out more  https://careers.cargill.com/diversity/ 

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 Research and Development

Primary Location

 Belgium-BRU-Vilvoorde

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

11 days ago

Description

Company details

Cosucra is a Belgian family business, founded in 1852 and active in the production of natural & healthy ingredients for the food industry. The focus is on extracting fibre and protein from peas and inulin from chicory. Cosucra is worldwide recognised for its innovative and high-quality ingredients, produced with respect for the environment. Through a specialised sales network, solutions for healthy foods are offered in more than 50 countries.

To secure the further growth, we are searching for a (m/f):

Regional Sales Manager (Europe)
Inspiring people manager with strategic insights
Function

As Regional Sales Manager Europe, you get a unique opportunity to lead and grow one of the highly strategic regions in the Cosucra’s portfolio with 30 to 35 countries to manage. The role is expected to maintain and grow levels of business and profitability with designated distributors or agents and key accounts. With significant opportunities for growth, it will be critical to set up a clearly defined long term strategic plan aligned to business’ capabilities. Also critical to the role is ability to negotiate and communicate at a senior level within the customer.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop strong one-to-one long-term relationships with key accounts decision-makers and partners
  • Manage local Sales resources to implement regional strategy and deliver expected growth in the region
  • Provide insight in building individual customer strategies and preparing Key Accounts negotiations and projects, participate in strategic meetings
  • Validate contract terms for customers
  • Develop and implement action plans based on VOC (Voice of the Customer) feedback
  • Increase sales of products value and volume, increase gross contribution. Identify opportunities for new products.
  • Be the central point of contact between customer and Cosucra concerning feedback, problem-solving and requests opportunities for Cosucra in the region or defined segment

YOUR POSITION

  • You are responsible for the European sales activities within Cosucra. It is your goal to further grow a profitable business with a strong market penetration in line with company ’concept selling’ strategy.
  • You translate the strategy into tactical plans and budgets, you implement the sales plan in your team and you follow up on the achievements. You analyse the actuals and the evolution in the sector, you follow actions of competition, and adapt your tactical plan when needed.
  • You have frequent contacts with strategic clients & partners and secure the longterm relationships with them. You manage & coordinate the co-creation projects with customers in order to offer the best possible solutions to the customers.
  • You work in close collaboration with the different stakeholders. You provide input to the marketing & product management team and the project managers about the positioning of the products. You stimulate innovation within the R&D department.
  • As an enthusiastic people manager you coach and develop the sales team to foster autonomy and innovation. You formalize the processes by focusing on knowledge sharing and reporting.
  • You report to and collaborate with the Global Sales Manager in order to achieve sustainable growth margins through optimizations.
Profile
  • You have a Master’s degree and built up sales experience within the food sector (technical understanding of food ingredients is a plus).
  • You already took on responsibilities with an international scope and have leadership experience.
  • You are driven to analyze and maximize commercial results through optimal use of resources and thinking in an innovative way.
  • Besides your analytical view, you have a hands-on approach and you are a dynamic leader showing initiative, presenting and implementing ideas. You have a flexible and ambitious attitude and can easily switch between strategic thinking and operational acting.
  • You are strong negotiator and team-player who connects easily and enjoys networking.
  • You know how to inspire and motivate others. You want to set things in motion, structure them, coordinate them and steer them in the right direction.
  • You are an enthusiastic communicator, fluent in English & French.
Offer
  • A commercial function with a wide responsibility, where you can realize your full potential and be part of the organizational transformation.
  • Personal growth & career opportunities within this very fast growing, dynamic and international company.
  • A competitive salary package with extra-legal benefits.

     

    You are team oriented, enjoy working in a dynamic, ambitious and international environment in full growth? You are known to be able to bring creative approach to solve challenges? You are willing to build your future with nature? Send us your resume quickly, apply now!