Junior Business Development & Product Manager

AGFA Belgium

Full time |  Permanent  |  3 year  |  Salary type not mentioned Salary not mentioned  |  1 Jobs  | English,French

Job Description

Junior Business Development & Product Manager
Agfa Specialty Products offers a versatile range of products to key industrial customers. The business group's focus is to offer innovative solutions to promising markets. In our B2B portfolio we offer SYNAPS, a unique printable synthetic paper, the Orgacon product line, which consists of dispersions and coating solutions, screen- and inkjet printing inks, and pellets. PETixTM, material for durable and high security card manufacturing, ….
In order to further accelerate the development of new product lines of the Specialty Products' Business group, we are currently looking for a Junior Business Development & Product Manager AC&C.
As Junior Business Development & Product Manager AC&C you are a member of the Agfa Materials Advanced Coatings & Chemicals group, active in materials for Printed Circuit Board (PCB) and Printed Electronics (PE) industry.
Assisted by the business manager, R&D project leaders, application specialist and sales, you will develop a product portfolio that meets the customer needs. You monitor the entire product lifecycle of the product portfolio. You actively contribute to further developing AC&C activities, in existing and new markets and distribution channels.

As Junior Business Development & Product manager you are responsible for:

Monitoring the product portfolio that meets the customers' needs, from conceptual product development till end of life.
Working closely together with customers and sales managers in order to capture/understand customer needs, prioritizing opportunities and translating them to a ROI project plan.
Monitoring all product development activities and AC&C Business targets and escalating when needed.
Product launch, in line with the AC&C business targets. You work out the product positioning (PPPP), USP's, branding - and marketing strategy. You are a member of the Product Line Team.
Actively supporting the sales organization with the implementation of the marketing strategy, further development of markets and distribution channels for the Ac&C Product Lines.
Actively supporting/ managing projects those contribute to business development.

You have a Master degree in Engineering (electromechanics) with proven commercial/business interest (first sales experience or MBA) or you have a Master degree in Economics, Marketing with a strong background in material technology.
You have 3 years of experience with in a B2B environment.within an international and multi-disciplinary context.
Knowledge of Printed Electronics is an advantage.
You are affiliated with customers and have a good business sense. You can translate this commercial information, in due time, into an R&D environment.
You are customer and business driven.
You have experience with project management; you are able to deliver the scope within time and budget.
You are a result-oriented and accountable team player.
You have good inter-personal skills.
You have excellent communication skills (oral, written).
You are able to deal with change, you have a flexible mindset.
You are eager to learn.
You have good knowledge of English. Any other language is an asset.
You are willing to travel for shorter periods (+/- 20%).
We offer
Location: HQ - Mortsel, Belgium


You have a Master degree in Engineering

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