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New Business Development Manager


Kerpen, Nrth Rhine Westfalia, DE, 50170

Req ID:  80762
Department:  APS New Business Development EUR
Division:  Global APS


LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. 



For our production site in Kerpen we are looking for a 


New Business Development Manager (m/f/d)



Responsibilites and Accountabilities:


  • Identify, support and close new business opportunities at Robert Bosch 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 Robert Bosch based on a deep technical understanding of applications and customer performance/economic requirements
  • Facilitates project implementation of Robert Bosch at Tier-1 level with Sales and Technical Service
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key decision makers at Robert Bosch in all functional areas, including Design, Engineering, Project Management, Materials Engineering, Purchasing, R&D, etc.
  • Develop balanced market share (coverage) of Robert Bosch 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.g. Microsoft, SAP).
  • Fluent in Germany and good in English (written and spoken).
  • Willingness to frequently travel within EU.
  • Driving license


Skills & Experience:

  • 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 E&E Applications.
  • Experience in processing and application technologies in the Consumer and industrial sector like E&E, consumer, smart appliances, power tools etc.
  • Experience with development project tool Accolade


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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