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Manager - Business Development Fine Chemicals Filtration

Donaldson Company

Donaldson Company

Other Engineering, Sales & Business Development
Leuven, Belgium
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023

Donaldson is committed to solving the world’s most complex filtration challenges. Employing innovation and breakthrough solutions, we are advancing filtration for a cleaner world. We look for the best people to help us succeed, offering opportunities to learn, effect change, and make meaningful contributions at work and in our communities. This is a place where you can make a world of difference.

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Job Purpose

We are currently recruiting a Manager - Business Development Fine Chemicals Filtration. This role is a global role and you will lead a team of sector specialists, responsible for the development of the fine chemicals" market.

The fine chemicals team is looking to expand and we are currently recruiting the lead for this team. As the Manager - Business Development Find Chemical Filtration, you will be an experienced engineer with process filtration knowledge and you will be responsible for setting our business strategy for the fine chemicals sector. You will be accountable for....

  • Profitable sector revenue growth.

  • Differentiate Donaldson as an expert in the fine chemicals markets through site assessments, technical sector-specific filtration support, internal and external training,...

  • Identify short & long-term growth potential within the pharma and/or fine chemicals industries (trends & emerging markets).

  • Set clear targets, provide guidance, and develop the global fine chemicals sector specialist team.

  • Technical support to the Global sales organizations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop a short- and long-term growth plan for the Fine Chemicals market.

  • Defend and lead strategic long-term growth initiatives in cooperation with the Engineering, sales, and Marketing organizations.

  • Set targets by region for profitable sector revenue growth, and implement best practices and lessons learned across regions to ensure Donaldson's position as a premium partner for our customers.

  • Drive new customer acquisition within the fine chemicals market in cooperation with the key account organization, outbound sales teams, and regional sales organizations.

  • Take initiatives to stimulate development & growth opportunities within the team.

  • Capture and share market knowledge, voice of customer, product and application know-how, customer needs, and best practices.

  • Develop partnerships and relations with relevant industry organizations and important key accounts.


  • Bachelors or Masters as a Technical Education: Chemical Engineer or equivalent.

  • Previous experience in the pharmaceutical or chemical sector.

  • Must have experience with Process Filtration.

  • Fluent in English and French is a MUST.

  • Prepared to travel around 25%.

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