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Business Development Manager Flame Retardants (m/f/d)


DE, 50170

Req ID:  85950
Facility:  KERPEN APS-6950
Department:  APS New Business Development EUR
Division:  Global APS

Are you result oriented and willing to challenge the status quo? Welcome to LyondellBasell!


For our Business Development Team, we are looking Germany-wide for a



Business Development Manager Flame Retardants (m/f/d)



Responsibilities & Accountabilities


  • Ensure, promote and implement highest safety policies and standards
  • Ensure and promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion practices across the organization
  • Identify, support and close new business opportunities at designated and/or new customers utilizing existing and innovative APS material solutions across all business units (cross selling)
  • Cooperation with Product/Application Development to find innovative material solutions
  • Conduct customer needs assessments to fully understand best-fit material solutions for short and long-term growth; communicate those needs internally and collaborate with key functions such as Sales, Technical Service, Product/Application Development, Marketing, Technology and Asset Management to ensure alignment on growth and market strategies
  • Identify key innovation opportunities at the top Tiers , OEM(s) and Brand Owners based on a deep technical understanding of several polymers and applications and customer performance/economic requirements
  • Facilitates project implementation of OEM and Brand Owners strategies at Tier-1/Tier-2 level with Sales, Technical Service and Application Development
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key decision makers at focused customers in all functional areas, including Design, Engineering, Project Management, Materials Engineering, Purchasing, R&D, etc.
  • Develop balanced product group market share (coverage) and actively manages product portfolio and helping to find right pricing in cooperation with Marketing
  • Communicate and collaborate regularly with the Sales, Technical Service, Application Development and Marketing teams to give line of sight to where/how our products are, or will be, moving through the value chain
  • Control meaningful use of the yearly innovation budget
  • Requirement to take charge of projects, innovation-days and customer visits.
  • Knowledge of 5G/6G applications is of advantage
  • A travel activity of more than 60% is required





  • Bachelors/ Masters degree or equivalent technical degree
  • Multiple years of experience in diverse range of technical, business and commercial roles (e.g. automotive project management, injection moulding of PP-Compounds or Engineered Plastics), experiences in electrical connectors of advantage
  • Solid IT skills (Microsoft Outlook, Office Word/Excel, SAP R/3, salesforce)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience working in a cross-functional level
  • Fluent in English in combination with at least one local language in the applicable region
  • Driving license (class B)



What makes us attractive – your perspectives?


We offer attractive salary package, company social benefits and mobile working.

We encourage decisions and reward results.

We believe in the power of many - with continuous improvement we build successful teams.

We want to appeal to everyone – Diversity, Equity & Inclusion



Interested ?


Register your CV and apply via our online portal by clicking on the “apply” button. Please feel free to contact our Talent Acquisition Team  at for more details.



We are LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) – a leader in the global chemical industry creating solutions for everyday sustainable living. Through advanced technology and focused investments, we are enabling a circular and low carbon economy. Across all we do, we aim to champion our employees, and unlock value for customers, investors and society. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is strongly committed to our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.  As one of the world’s largest producers of polymers and a leader in polyolefin technologies, we develop, manufacture and market high-quality and innovative products for applications ranging from sustainable transportation and food safety to clean water and quality healthcare. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.


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