Platform Leader

Date: May 27, 2021

Location: Jiangyin, CN Deerlijk, BE

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert (www.bekaert.com) is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.



Purpose of the Job

Manage the stratigic focus area of RR innovation by:
 - Define the right scoping and build the deep insight of the stratigic focus area
 - Facilitae resource to realize the idea discovery into business concepts


Your Role

1. Refine and update the scoping of stratigic focus area together with Head of Innovation, build deep insight to the relevant mega-trends / customer strategy & potential needs / emerging technologies  

2. Form the idea pipeline + prioritization based on the insights, and propose the ideas into discovery

3. Mobilize resource to conduct the discovery of ideas into business concepts

4. Closely monitoring the change of external market / customer needs and the progress of projects/programs, ensure the right focus and direction of the innovation pipeline


Your Profile

- Solid business mindset, strong story telling ability, can communicate effectively with people with diverse background
- Deep understanding of tire application and solid knowledge of tire cord manufacturing process
- Strong learning ability and curiosity to new opportunities
- Strong conceptual thinking to converge information into concept
- Master degree with mechanical / material / chemical background, MBA preferable
- Excellent communication in English



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