Business Development Manager Agricultura

Datum: 17.03.2023

Standort: Kerpen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, DE, 50170

Unternehmen: Lyondell Basell North America

LyondellBasell is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Every day our employees of LyondellBasell work around the clock to reliably and safely deliver the plastics, chemicals, materials, fuels and technologies that advance solutions to our world´s biggest challenges. Found in nearly every sector of the economy, the products and materials produced by LyondellBasell are key to advancing solutions. With a nearly 70-year legacy of game-changing innovation, LyondellBasell is the world´s largest licensor of polyolefin and polypropylene technologies and sells products into approximately 100 countries.


For our production site in Kerpen we are looking for a 


New Business Development Manager (m/f/d)


Roles & Responsibilities:


  • Identify, support and close new business opportunities at designated and/or new OEM(s) utilizing existing and innovative APS 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, Marketing, Technology and Asset Management to ensure alignment on growth and market strategies
  • Identify key innovation opportunities at the top tier OEM(s) based on a deep technical understanding of applications and customer performance/economic requirements
  • Facilitates project implementation of OEM strategies at Tier-1 level with Sales and Technical Service
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key decision makers at the OEM(s) in all functional areas, including Design, Engineering, Project Management, Materials Engineering, Purchasing, R&D, etc.
  • Develop balanced OEM market share (coverage) and actively manages product portfolio in cooperation with Marketing
  • Communicate and collaborate regularly with the Sales, Technical Service and Marketing teams to give line of sight to where/how our products are, or will be, moving through the value chain


Education and Key Requirements


  • University or college degree (or equivalent) in other scientific or technical (preferably polymer) area.
  • Five to ten years of relevant professional experience in a commercial (sales, marketing, business development or product management) role within the polymer industry, preferably having familiarity with customer facing role.
  • Basic IT capabilities (e-mail, MS-EXCEL, MS-WORD, MS-POWERPOINT, SAP…).
  • Language: besides the mother tongue good in English (written and spoken)
  • Willingness to frequently travel within EU
  • Driving license



  • Able to work effectively with senior managers from diverse cultural backgrounds; seeks input and involvement of others in matters requiring wide support; builds consensus around complex issues; communicates messages in a clear way that does not leave room for ambiguous interpretation.
  • Excellent application and product related technical skills. Especially on Consumer and Industrial Applications. Experience in processing and application technologies in the Consumer and industrial sector like E&E, interior, consumer, smart appliances etc.
  • Experience with development project tool Accolade and familiarity with CRM tool Sales Force



What do we offer


We offer you a job with a high level of diverse tasks and responsibilities in an international company that highly values the development of its employees, quality and safety. You get the freedom to take a range of responsibilities in a rapidly evolving environment. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package and challenging opportunities for growth.




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