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Business Development Manager (USA) - Netherlands  

MICREOS (company)


Posted on : 09 May 2017

Project Description

  • We are looking for a commercial entrepreneur with a microbiology, food or meat science education with experience in the dairy, produce, M&P or seafood industries.
  •  The vacancy is a full time position for 40 hours per week.

  • Managing company Food Safety USA and Animal Health USA, with a focus on value creation of sustainable business. 
  • Maintain and grow existing customer portfolio and develop new customers in North America for company Food Safety USA.   

Job Description   
The tasks of the Business Development Manager will involve:    Business development   
  •   Help to build value propositions for Listex & Salmonelex including products coming out of the innovation pipeline, including regulatory approval, application and validation development; 
  •   Run Lab and plant test at customers, design test protocols and do/instruct micro test 
  •   Coordinate third party application research projects 
  •   Initiate and manage relationships with universities, set up phage application research programs. Look for third party funding (pork board, USDA, Beef check off etc) 
  •   Give technical support to business partners 
  •   Give input on Market communication (web site, A&P) for Food Safety North America;. 
  •   Give input for the innovation pipeline, channel customer insights to the innovation team  

Job requirements   
  •   Proven track record in business development/technical sales in a B2B Food safety or ingredient environment with at least 5 year experience 
  •   Established network in both academia and R&D, Quality or food safety in medium and large food companies 
  •   Experience in bio technology a plus 
  •   Ability to translate technology into application 
  •   Experience in working in an international setting 
  •   Enthusiastic, pro-active, result oriented entrepreneur 
  •   Self starter with a go-get and can-do mentality 
  •   Good sense of humor, great listener, cooperative and ability to build bridges 
  •   Ability and willingness to travel approximately 60% of the time  

Company Profile 
Our company was founded in 2005, is a Dutch biotechnology company, pioneer and market leader in the development of antibacterial Phages-technology. We are a people-oriented company and develop and produce our products in The Netherlands based on thorough knowledge of the problems of our customers.