Careers

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

 

Aquaculture Research (Artemia)

AQUACULTURE RESEARCHER – ARTEMIA (Based in Belgium)

JOB PURPOSE
• As R&D engineer, you are a researcher & scientist who creates new products
• In this position you will support research projects in aquaculture nutrition (Artemia & live feeds) in order to translate technical and commercial needs in the market into solutions, new products or improvement of existing

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Be an active member of the R&D team of the Innovations Department
• Invent, develop & test new products from R&D concept to a R&D release. The preparation of the scientific and technical documentation are part of your responsibilities.
• Design and follow up lab trials and experimental productions
• Responsible for the production of experimental products related to Artemia & live feeds
• Assist in executing research projects on Artemia at our own test facilities or in collaboration with external partners/scientific institutes
• Analyze data & report results
• Study the feasibility and cost of a R&D project to develop new products or improve existing products
• Study relevant publications and scientific papers and follow closely the continuously evolving technological methods
• Invent new concepts & formulate them into new products/improved products
• Develop new products or improve current product line in the lab and experimental production sites
• Discuss & prepare & submit new hypothesis
• Plan work related to R&D activities
• Report test results & analyze data
• Prepare R&D report & Report monthly activities during R&D meeting
• Prepare R&D release
• Work with external partners & collaborate with scientific groups
• Perform and communicate literature research within the R&D group, and turn it into argumentation files for existing and new products
• Share knowledge & get training in hatcheries/farms (includes travelling to other countries)
• Collaborate & exchange information with project Team
• Collaborate & exchange information with Operations (QC, factory)
• Collaborate & exchange information with Product Portfolio Manager for Artemia

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
• Master degree (MSc) in one of the following fields: Bioscience Engineering, (Aquaculture) Nutrition, Biology, Applied animal husbandry, Zoology, Biotechnology, Veterinary Sciences
• Knowledge on Artemia & aquaculture practices of fish and shrimp (farm)
• Hands on knowledge (Artemia, laboratory, technologies)
• Knowledge on Artemia & technologies
• Larval fish & shrimp nutrition
• Chemistry, Biochemistry, applied science

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES/CHARACTERISTICS
• Scientific mind: critical thinking, problem solving, analytical
• Team player & hands-on work
• Experimental design of animal trials
• Laboratory skills
• Good communication and multitasking abilities
• Motivated, accurate, creative, flexible, reliable
• Innovative mindset
• Able to work in a multicultural environment
• Able to travel to other countries
• Full English communication skills
• MS Office (Power Point, Excel, Word) and other relevant
computer software skills

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

Account Manager for Oceania, Far East & South East Asia

ACCOUNT MANAGER FOR OCEANIA, FAR EAST & SOUTH EAST ASIA (Preferably located in Taiwan or Malaysia).

JOB PURPOSE
• To take responsibility for the sale of INVE Aquaculture products and services to a specific group of customers that
is active in the allocated area (FEA/SEA/OCE) in order to expand market share.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assist the Area Manager (AM) in implementing the sales strategy in the allocated area
• Support the commercial development of the INVE Aquaculture and Benchmark business in the allocated area and expand sales of the product portfolio
• Support the distribution network
• Provide after sales service for established customers
• Follow up and report market trends and competitors information
• Coordinate and tackle with sales engineers, technical support and Area Manager specific technical questions arising from customers or distributors
• Support forecasting of the Area Manager
• Maintain and further build on the commercial contacts with customers portfolio to ensure that set turnover/budget is realized
• Conclude contracts
• Elaborate and draw up quotations (PFI) in consultation with Area Manager
• Remain well informed and updated about market and customer evolution and developments in the allocated area.

QUALIFICATIONS AND
EXPERIENCE
• Min 5-10 years experience in the aquaculture industry in sales and/or technical field
• Min Bachelor degree or similar in Aquaculture or related field

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES/
CHARACTERISTICS
• Very good English (verbal and written) skills
• Basic knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint
• Service minded
• Target focused
• Flexible
• Self-starter who has great ability to work as a team member
• Show interest in technical development
• Willing to travel intensively in the allocated area
• Min Bachelor degree or similar in Aquaculture or related field

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

Financial Analyst

FINANCIAL ANALYST (Belgium, Dendermonde)

JOB PURPOSE
• To carry out analyses of the business figures and financial data for financial and general management.
• Being a full member of the Accounting & Controlling team of Benchmark’s Advanced Nutrition division.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Administrative support to the department (datagathering, consolidation and analysis – 3 Years Plan/Budget/Forecast).
• Preparation of cost centre / department reports for the Management Team.
• Support new internal & external reporting requirements (Advanced Animal Nutrition Division, Benchmark Group…) and monitor project milestones (growth pillar projects, R&D projects…).
• Analysis and review of actuals versus budget and versus prior year.
• Ensure the quality and consistency of data and reporting amongst the various entities of the Group.
• Support the business controller to harmonize and run common analysis (Pricing, RM cost evolution…).
• Guide cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures; recommend actions.
• Participate in ad-hoc finance projects.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
• Master degree, by preference in Economics.
• At least three to five years of relevant experience in financial advisory.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES/CHARACTERISTICS
• Strong analytical skills.
• Comfortable with numbers.
• Champion in Excel (excellent working knowledge and comfortable with complex Excel models) and good knowledge of other MS Office applications.
• Experience with SAP is a must.
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
• Very well organized in order to multi-task and meet priorities.
• Respect deadlines.
• Stress resistant.
• Fluent written/verbal communication skills in English and Dutch.
• Curious and digital minded.
• Take a great interest in and have the ability to work in an international and intercultural environment.

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

REGULATORY AFFAIRS MANAGER

REGULATORY AFFAIRS MANAGER (Based in Belgium)

JOB PURPOSE
The Regulatory Affairs Manager is responsible for leading the Regulatory Affairs team and its main activities:
• ensuring products are conform regulations of the country of manufacturing and of the countries where taken to market and consumed
• Ensuring the effective and efficient registration of new and revised products
• Providing the business with regulatory intelligence and strategic advice in key regulatory environments

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Organisation of the department
• Build a solid team of regulatory experts and encourage the collaboration amongst the team members
• Coach the team members towards achieving their individual goals and coordinate knowledge transfer
• Develop and manage the budget of the Regulatory Department
• Supervise compliancy with the policy lines and procedures and intervene when necessary as to realise the department’s objectives
• Maintain contacts with other departments within the Division and the Group to ensure efficiency through collaboration
• Create a culture of responsibility and ownership and continued improvement of quality, effectiveness and efficiency
• Coordinate the establishment of regulatory workflows and documentation management
• Coordinate monthly reporting on key projects and related timelines.

Regulatory affairs in product development and product support
• Develop and implement processes in order to obtain the required regulatory approvals for products and services
• Implement the Regulatory team’s functions in the field of product development as to ensure product compliancy in the concerned countries/ regions
• Coordinate the building of registration dossiers for products in the various portfolios
• Steer the registration of products in local markets
• Coordinate the timely renewal of required product licenses
• Coordinate the process for advising the concerned Product Portfolio Manager on the need for revising elements of existing products (formula, specifications, labelling) in light of regulatory developments
• Arrange that the Regulatory Department members act as qualified points for answering enquiries regarding product regulatory/compliancy issues by internal stakeholders
• Steer the issuing of various types of product compliance declarations
• Maintain good contacts with the involved authorities and opinion makers on an international level in order to anticipate changes or developments and trends within the regulatory field.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
• A Master’s or PhD degree in a scientific field
• Profound experience in leading experts and knowledge workers
• At least 10 years of experience in an international regulatory environment, preferably in the animal feed, animal health or aquaculture industries
• Experience in dealing with consultants in the regulatory domain on all continents
• Excellent knowledge of the European, FDA and/or USDA registration routes
• Profound experience on methods and tools for collecting and staying updated on local/regional product regulatory information
• Understanding of product development processes, project management, requirements related to food safety standards and aquaculture farm assurance programs, and on related compliance declarations
• Profound knowledge of MS Office

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES/CHARACTERISTICS
• Team player with strong communication skills and a proven ability to build consensus among cross-functional stakeholders
• Excellent at engaging with colleagues, strong motivational skills
• Dynamic personality, open-minded and considerate for cultural differences
• Able to communicate and collaborate effectively with senior management and across multidisciplinary teams
• Excellent presentation skills and experience in project-based reporting
• Positive and passionate, intrinsically motivated
• Adaptible to deal with fast-paced, rapidly changing situations
• Able to respond effectively to pressure and stress
• Strong degree of tenacity
• Solid organizational and time-management skills, able to work independently
• Willing to oversee beyond own content expertise
• Mastering critical thinking and strong problem solving skills
• Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.

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