Careers

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

 

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

Financial Analyst (Belgium)

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 Dendermonde, Belgium, we are , we are currently looking for a

Financial Analyst (Belgium)

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 Animal Nutrition division

Key responsibilities
• Administrative support to the department (data gathering, 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 of manufacturing / supply chain costs and provide financial information on multi-dimensional components to management
• Analysis and review of actuals versus budget and versus prior year
• 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 and BI reporting 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
• Respects deadlines
• Stress resistant
• Fluent written/verbal communication skills in English and Dutch
• 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

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

Sales Manager (Europe)

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 Europe, we are currently looking for a

Sales Manager (Europe)

Base in Greece or Belgium

Job purpose
To take responsibility for the sale of products and services to customers, in order to strengthen the market share
To work together with the Key Account Managers to support customers with our solutions, products and services

Key responsibilities
• Executing commercial activities of the INVE Aquaculture products to customers (Key Accounts)
• Provide product expertise and technical support to customers
• Follow up the sales and the customers in the area to ensure supply to the designated list of customers
• Secure and improve the business and strive towards a solid growth
• Identify specific actions and goals to ensure that targets can be reached
• Support the Key Account Managers in the forecasting process
• Identify and support the synergies and opportunities for the wider Benchmark business growth
• Follow up on customers development and signaling the role of developments in the field to ensure that decision makers can anticipate new market evolutions
• Facilitate and assist product deliveries to customers, 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 Key Accounts
• Follow up and report market trends and competitor information (market intelligence)
• Provide correct and on time reports, such as monthly sales forecasting, weekly sales report, monthly sales report commenting, etc

Qualifications and experience
• Experience in working with aquaculture producers, preferably with Mediterranean species
• Master degree (or similar) in Biology, Bio-engineering, Nutritionist, Veterinarian or related domains
• Experience in the aquaculture industry
• Experience in an international commercial environment

Personal attributes/characteristics
• Fluent in verbal and written English communication
• Knowledge of French, Italian and/or Spanish is an advantage
• 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 within Europe
• Social and communicative, able to connect
• Strong organizational & time management competences
• Flexible
• 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

HR Officer

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 Dendermonde, Belgium, we are currently looking for a

HR Officer

Job Purpose

Being part of the Benchmark People Team, you will contribute to realizing Benchmark’s People Strategy
You will assist the HR Director in monitoring, coordinating and carrying out the HR activities within INVE Aquaculture Group of companies (Benchmark’s Advanced Nutrition division)

Key responsibilities

• You take full responsibility for the Belgian companies for:
– Coordinating all payroll activities, in collaboration with the payroll bureau
– Managing the employee benefits (Pension Plan, Medical Insurance, Lunch Vouchers, Company cars, etc.)
– Following-up on all non-financial aspects (training, flexible working, flex income plan, etc.)
– Being the direct contact for all employees to solve and follow up all issues and queries related to personnel matters
• You work alongside the People Team to deliver all aspects of the Group’s People Strategy
– Succession Planning and Talent Management
– Joining and leaving processes
– Training and development activities
– Annual reviews (Planning and Follow-up)
– Job descriptions
– Recruitment
• You give support and assistance in
– Organization of meetings, internal training and personnel events
– Updating existing documents, policies and procedures
– Induction of new employees
– A wide range of administrative HR tasks
• You work alongside the People Team to manage the personnel data
– Ensure that personnel data is kept up-to- date
– Use the personnel data to develop and contribute to HR Metrics (measuring KSI)
– Make suggestions to develop the HR system to provide improved HR Analytics

Qualifications and experience

• Master or Bachelor degree in HR-related domain
• Strong HR generalist experience preferably within an international business
• Experience with Belgian labour law, social security and payroll
• Experience with HR IS or HR Data System; familiar with HR Analytics or willing to learn

Personal attributes/characteristics

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, both in Dutch and English
• Flexible and dynamic
• Pro-active and good problem solving skills
• Social-minded, discreet and tactful
• Working orderly and accurately and strongly structured and organized
• Team player who has no problems working independently
• Experienced in MS Office, Excel Champion
• Sensitive to cultural differences and ability to work with an international and multicultural workforce
• Resilient and able to deal with conflicting priorities
• Good sense of humour
• Flexibility to travel as required

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