Careers

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

 

Account Manager (Indonesia)

INVE Aquaculture, established in 1983, is a pioneer in supplying nutritional and health products for the aquaculture industry. We operate as part of the Benchmark Group, an international genetics, advanced nutrition, animal health and knowledge services company, operating in Aquaculture and Animal Health sectors.
Benchmark operates in 27 countries in five continents and employs more than 1,000 people.

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

Account Manager (Indonesia)

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 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 evolutions and developments in the allocated area

Qualifications and experience

  • Min 5 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

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

Lab Analyst (Belgium)

INVE Aquaculture, established in 1983, is a pioneer in supplying nutritional and health products for the aquaculture industry. We operate as part of the Benchmark Group, an international genetics, advanced nutrition, animal health and knowledge services company, operating in Aquaculture and Animal Health sectors. Benchmark operates in 27 countries in five continents and employs more than 1,000 people.

Lab Analyst Based in Belgium (Dendermonde)

Job Purpose

  • You support the scientific work and new product development within the Innovations and Product Departments
  • You execute and report on (routine) R&D experiments and other support tasks

Key Responsibilities

Support scientific work and new product development within the Innovations and Product Departments by:

  • Accurately and autonomously perform specific microbiological/ analytical/ biochemical tests according to the established laboratory procedures and protocols.
  • Accurately and autonomously perform experimental productions following the established DOE (Design Of Experiment) and according to good laboratory practices and internal standards and procedures.
  • Perform organized and structured routine support activities, like shipments and orders for third-party service providers and suppliers.
  • Proactively communicate status updates and properly report data to scientists.
  • Contribute to general lab management including upholding (bio)safety measures as well as maintenance and calibration of equipment, in support of the lab manager.
  • Developing new SOP/WI for biochemical, chemotaxonomical techniques based on literature and consulting the scientics.
  • Contribute in the revision and the alignment of protocols with QC labs within organization.

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor in one of the following fields: Laboratory Techniques, Biochemistry, Bioscience Engineering, Biotechnology, Microbiology
  • Good knowledge of English (writing/speaking)
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Previous experience in lab environment
  • Pervious experience and knowledge in standard microbiology tasks are preferred:
  • Using standard microbial and aseptic techniques
  • Working with biohazard 2 organisms and spore forming organisms
  • Performing characterization tests: biolog, API, antagonism tests, hemolytical tests, aerotolerance tests, MIC tests,…
  • Working with a microbial database (on beads)
  • Performing bacterial growth analyses with an automatic reader system (e.g. Tecan)
  • Knowledge and experience in developing new SOP/WI for biochemical, chemotaxonomical techniques is preferred.

Competences

  • Management of information
    • Understanding information: assimilate instructions/protocols, deal with unclear information, correctly assess own knowledge
    • Processing information: collect information, process information, use information
    • Analyse: assess information, analytical thinking
  • Management of tasks
    • Execute tasks: execute manual tasks; execute repetitive tasks, use tools to execute tasks
    • Structure work: set priorities in tasks, work systematically, execute a multitude of tasks
    • Work solution-oriented: deal with the unexpected, act on own initiative, implement solutions
  • Management of people
    • Transfer expertise: demonstrate, teach/train, share knowledge
    • Support: take a formal support role, give the right example, support others
  • Management of interpersonal relationships
    • Communicate: communicate orally, communicate in writing, report
    • Dialog: ask relevant questions, understand the message, empathize with the situation
    • Collaborate: consult each other, stimulate team spirit, avoid or mediate conflicts
    • Act “customer”-centric: guide internal customers (manage expectations), act service-oriented
  • Management of yourself
    • Show respect: demonstrate openness, accept procedures, accept instructions
    • Be flexible: deal with change, deal with diversity, demonstrate openness to learn
    • Demonstrate reliability: act consistently, act honest and integer, show self-discipline

Show commitment: demonstrate involvement and motivation, act quality-focused, persist.

Reports to: Lab Manager

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