Careers

To further expand our team, we are currently looking for:

 

Key Account Manager (Shrimp Hatcheries)

INVE Aquaculture, established in 1983, is a pioneer in supplying nutritional and health products for the aquaculture industry. With headquarters in Belgium, production facilities in Thailand, USA and China, and offices all around the world, we employ over 400 people.

For the further development of our activities in Asia,
we are currently looking for a:

Key Account Manager (Shrimp Hatcheries)

Function Purpose

  • To take responsibility for the sale of products and services to a limited number of strategically very important customers, in order to strengthen the market share
  • To manage a team of account managers and sales engineers
  • You will report to the International Sales Manager

Job responsibilities

  • Executing commercial activities of the INVE Aquaculture products to Key Accounts (KA) within the allocated territory or within the allocated segment (shrimp hatcheries). Such KAs can be big (integrated) customers and key distributors.
  • In coordination with the International Sales Manager, you will follow up the sales, the customers and distributors in the area to ensure supply to the designated list of KA’s.
  • You will identify and support the synergies and opportunities for the wider Benchmark business growth
  • You have to secure and improve the business and strive towards a solid growth. You are responsible for the forecast of his/her KA’s and misc end users
  • Elaborate specific actions and goals to ensure that targets can be reached.
  • Negotiate and conclude large and long-term contracts
  • Follow up on customers development and signaling role of developments in the field  to ensure that decision makers can anticipate on new market evolutions.
  • Responsible for the delivery of sales and gross margin targets, as well as for the collection of A/R for these KAs.
  • Provide basic technical support to the KAs, and organize with ISM the assistance by the company’s Support people.
  • Facilitate and assist product deliveries to the KAs, either by assistance to Supply Chain on logistics and/or by efficient cooperation with Product Support people on Registrations and product Legislation matters
  • Provide correct follow up and after sales service for established KA
  • Provide correct follow up and after sales service for established KA
  • Follow up and report market trends and competitor information (market intelligence)• Give correct and on time reports, such as monthly sales forecasting, weekly sales report, monthly sales report commenting, etc.
  • Manage OPEX of the allocated area

Qualifications 

Minimum degree and Experience

  • Min 3 years experience in account management- proven relevant and successful sales experience
  • Master degree or equivalent
  • Experience in the aquaculture industry
  • Experience in an international commercial environment

Competences, skills and attitudes

  • Fluent in verbal and written English communication
  • Good knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Target focused and result driven
  • Taking initiatives, dynamic Assertive personality
  • Ability to work independently and as team player
  • Willing to travel extensively
  • Social and communicative, able to connect
  • Strong organizational & time management competences
  • Project minded
  • Flexible
  • Ability to steer and motivate team
  • Strong drive to continuously enhance relevant knowledge & skills
  • Brave and ambitious
  • Show interest in technical development

Interested?

We offer a challenging job in a dynamic sector and growing company with a compatible salary package in-line with your experience. If you want to apply for this job, then please forward your CV and motivation letter to Mr Marc De Feyter, HR Director, at HRM@inveaquaculture.com

For more information about our company, visit our website: inveaquaculture.com

Sales Engineer (Shrimp Farms)

INVE Aquaculture, established in 1983, is a pioneer in supplying nutritional and health products for the aquaculture industry. With headquarters in Belgium, production facilities in Thailand, USA and China, and offices all around the world, we employ over 400 people.

For the further development of our activities in Asia,
we are currently looking for a:

Sales Engineer (Shrimp Farms)

Function Purpose

  • To take responsibility for the introduction of specialized products & protocols and/or specialized services which requires a high level of technical knowledge and expertise, in order to strengthen the organization’s market share.
  • You will report to the Key Account Manager

Job responsibilities

  • Provide detailed market intelligence to the organization.
  • Analyze customer needs in partnership with the organization’s experts and the International Sales Manager
  • Use product knowledge and in-depth culture expertise together with knowledge of the clients’ requirements to advise on the right product mix
  • Set up and follow up of target specific production trials and demonstrations in close collaboration with Key Account Managers and International Sales Manager
  • Give technical assistance to identified Key Accounts
  • Take responsibility for a strong follow up and after care of the concluded deal and the technical support of customers when the products are delivered to contribute to customers’ satisfaction
  • Assist to reach sales targets by technical means
  • Knowledge cascading to all members of the commercial team
  • Organize and execute technically oriented workshops
  • Functionally manages and coaches less experienced team members (master-apprentice)

Qualifications

Minimum degree and Experience

  • Experience in the aquaculture industry a must.
  • Degree as aquaculturist, nutritionist, biologist or equivalent by experience
  • Species specific hands on production experience highly preferred.
    Competences, skills and attitudes
  • Fluent in verbal and written English communication
  • Basic knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Customer minded
  • Taking initiatives
  • Ability to work independently and as team player
  • Flexible
  • Organizational skills
  • Strong drive to continuously enhance technical knowledge
  • Willing to share knowledge and train team members

Interested?

We offer a challenging job in a dynamic sector and growing company with a compatible salary package in-line with your experience. If you want to apply for this job, then please forward your CV and motivation letter to Mr Marc De Feyter, HR Director, at HRM@inveaquaculture.com

For more information about our company, visit our website: inveaquaculture.com

Sales Engineer (Shrimp Hatcheries)

INVE Aquaculture, established in 1983, is a pioneer in supplying nutritional and health products for the aquaculture industry. With headquarters in Belgium, production facilities in Thailand, USA and China, and offices all around the world, we employ over 400 people.

For the further development of our activities in Asia,
we are currently looking for a:

Sales Engineer (Shrimp Hatcheries)

Function Purpose

  • To take responsibility for the introduction of specialized products & protocols and/or specialized services which requires a high level of technical knowledge and expertise, in order to strengthen the organization’s market share.
  • You will report to the Key Account Manager

Job responsibilities

  • Provide detailed market intelligence to the organization.
  • Analyze customer needs in partnership with the organization’s experts and the International Sales Manager
  • Use product knowledge and in-depth culture expertise together with knowledge of the clients’ requirements to advise on the right product mix
  • Set up and follow up of target specific production trials and demonstrations in close collaboration with Key Account Managers and International Sales Manager
  • Give technical assistance to identified Key Accounts
  • Take responsibility for a strong follow up and after care of the concluded deal and the technical support of customers when the products are delivered to contribute to customers’ satisfaction
  • Assist to reach sales targets by technical means
  • Knowledge cascading to all members of the commercial team
  • Organize and execute technically oriented workshops
  • Functionally manages and coaches less experienced team members (master-apprentice)

Qualifications

Minimum degree and Experience

  • Experience in the aquaculture industry a must.
  • Degree as aquaculturist, nutritionist, biologist or equivalent by experience
  • Species specific hands on production experience highly preferred.
    Competences, skills and attitudes
  • Fluent in verbal and written English communication
  • Basic knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Customer minded
  • Taking initiatives• Ability to work independently and as team player
  • Flexible
  • Organizational skills
  • Strong drive to continuously enhance technical knowledge
  • Willing to share knowledge and train team members

Interested?

We offer a challenging job in a dynamic sector and growing company with a compatible salary package in-line with your experience. If you want to apply for this job, then please forward your CV and motivation letter to Mr Marc De Feyter, HR Director, at HRM@inveaquaculture.com

For more information about our company, visit our website: inveaquaculture.com

Plant Manager (USA)

INVE Aquaculture, established in 1983, is a pioneer in supplying nutritional and health products for the aquaculture industry. With headquarters in Belgium, production facilities in Thailand, USA and China, and offices all around the world, we employ over 450 people.

For the further development of our activities in Salt Lake City, UT, USA, we are currently looking for a

Plant Manager (USA)

Job Purpose
• Plan, direct and control manufacturing activities within the INVE Aquaculture (IAQ) production plant to meet service level requirements in the most cost effective manner
• Responsible to ensure all quality, legislative, health and safety standards for the site is maintained to those required by local laws, IAQ’s and Benchmark’s standards.

Key responsibilities

Coordination of Production
• Follow all Safety and Quality Systems policies/procedures
• Maintain and continuously improve a professional production and quality control system
• Supervise planning and schedule of production as required by sales forecast and customer service demand in the most cost effective way to meet lead times
• Work closely with the purchasing division to ensure correct delivery standards
• Contribute to all technical discussions and production partners, internal as well as external
• Function as single point of contact for the entire organization for questions and comments related to the production management, in coordination with the Operations Director

Labor management
• Supervise recruitment, training and motivation of staff
• Organize labor to maintain an effective operation at the least cost (in close collaboration with the HR department)
• Responsible for the direct and indirect labor costs

Production related activities
• Align and optimize internal processes to guarantee smooth and cost-effective interaction with the warehouse operations
• Stimulate and participate in improvements projects to improve service and reduce costs
• Work with the Quality staff and ensure full support from the whole factory staff to put in place and maintain the quality standards prescribed for the site operation
• Implement and supervise a comprehensive Planned Maintenance program for the factory and for all equipment and ensure that it is kept up to date
• Provide accurate costing for the budget process
• Track material usage and improve usage variances
• Monitor weekly/monthly costing against the budget and provide required reports
• Supply on a weekly and/or monthly basis the required KSI data to Operations Director and take measures to set targets and continually improve methods of operations to meet these targets per Lean Manufacturing principles
• Responsible for all raw material and packaging stock on site
• Contribute to minimize Working Capital levels through better stock management, in collaboration with all supply chain partners
• Ensure regular stock takes are done monthly and correctly reported

Capex
• Responsible for proposing to and discussing
with the Operations Director Capex requests to
improve and maintain the standard of operation and for full implementation of Capex approved to meet timings and costing in the application
• Responsible for the correct safe guard and
maintenance of the asset base of the sourcing unit

Site Management
• Responsible for the integrity and site security, per local laws and per IAQ’s Code of Conduct
• Ensure the site housekeeping is maintained to the highest standards of the company at all time
• Coordinate all location related topics with the different functional groups present on the plant site
• Ensure the factory meets all legislative regulations with respect to health and safety, country manufacturing regulations and remain in compliance with facility GMP/HACCP/GLOBAL GAP standards and guidelines. Together with maintaining an organized image to both internal and external customers

Qualifications and experience
• Engineer Degree or equivalent through experience
• Proven of minimum 10 years’ experience in manufacturing management, site management….
• Proven managerial abilities
• Familiar with GMP/HACCP/GLOBAL GAP
• Knowledge of ERP software (SAP)
• Knowledge of production process with experience of installing continuous improvement techniques and preventative maintenance
• Experience in feed, food or chemical production is a plus
• Experience with Lean Manufacturing principles is a plus

Personal attributes/characteristics
• Group leadership skills and management techniques
• Ability to motivate a team and continuously keep them motivated
• Coaching skills
• Interpersonal skills, social and communicative
• Planning and organizational skills
• Dynamic and flexible personality
• Team-player
• Motivated and committed
• Able to work to tight deadlines
• Very fluent written/verbal communication skills in English
• Interest and ability to work within an international and intercultural business
• Good knowledge of MS Office (proficient in Excel, familiar with Word and Power Point)

Interested?

We offer a challenging job in a dynamic sector and growing company with a compatible salary package in-line with your experience. If you want to apply for this job, then please forward your CV and motivation letter to Mr Marc De Feyter, HR Director, at HRM@inveaquaculture.com

For more information about our company, visit our website: inveaquaculture.com