Group Manager (m/f/d) Business Development - Food

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We are looking for people with Qaracter!

Welcome to OQEMA Holding – We are looking for someone who has the knowledge not only of chemicals in the Food market but also of how to engage with people to strengthen our Specialties segment within the whole OQEMA Group. You have a good network within the Food chemical industry, you like to develop strategies, looking out for new opportunities, products and stakeholders while working in an international team? Then you might be the right person for our newly created role!
For our holding company in Korschenbroich-Liedberg, we are looking for your support as

Group Manager (m/f/d) Business Development - Food

Full-time | Permanent Employment | Remote working possible with regular presence in the office 

Your impact within the OQEMA Group

Your tasks in and for our Food division
  • Development and implementation of a group-wide strategy for the Food market in cooperation with the Group Director Specialties and stakeholders in the OQEMA Group
  • Business development with focus on building up and expanding the group-wide business for this market
  • Strategic selection, implementation and continuous development of existing and new principals in cooperation with our Group Manager Principal Management, while reviewing and expanding continuously the product portfolio
  • Creating & professionally guiding a team of local experts in our entities, to actively push and promote common goals and objectives of the specific market segment within the OQEMA Group by transferring technical & commercial knowledge and managing & organizing promotions & trainings for our regional sales teams
  • Develop and continuously expand strategic and high-level relationships with key multinationals/customers and suppliers

What we are looking for

  • Commercial or technical education with profound knowledge and experience of the other
  • Good and broad network within the Specialties chemicals and Food industry
  • Product, application and market knowledge of chemicals in the Food industry
  • Business fluent English, German skills would be a plus
  • Willingness to travel abroad (30-40%)
  • Strong project management and social skills within a multi-cultural environment 
  • Creative, open, and entrepreneurial attitude 

The #OQEMAfamily benefits

  • A permanent position in an owner-operated family business with plenty of room for personal development and 30 days of holidays per year
  • Impressive location in Korschenbroich in the Liedberg Castle in a bright, open office with a friendly, family atmosphere, diversified tasks and daily free water, coffee and fruits
  • Flat hierarchies, short decision paths, open doors and helpful, committed colleagues
  • The opportunity to contribute your own ideas to a fast-growing company with secure future perspectives
  • Modern IT equipment (mobile phone and laptop) for optimal working conditions
  • Attractive discounts at participating Corporate Benefits companies, bike and IT equipment leasing 
  • Active support of your further development through regular development dialogues and resulting development measures

Interested in becoming part of the #OQEMAfamily?

We are looking forward to receiving your application through our job portal in only two minutes – no registration needed!
In case of questions, please contact our recruiter Linda Meyer: