Market Manager - Combustion Heating SE

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Date: Apr 29, 2022

Location: Marietta, US

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert ( 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.



Bekaert Combustion Technology Heating is part of Bekaert and specializes in the development and production of environmentally friendly and sustainable gas burners and custom-made heat exchangers for residential, commercial, and industrial applications. With its broad range of premium-quality technical products and services, Bekaert Combustion Technology offers enormous benefit to its customers across the globe. Innovation, technological leadership, premium quality products and entrepreneurship define our organization. BCT Heating employs around 400 people worldwide and has plants in Assen (the Netherlands), Taicang (China), Ploiesti (Romania) and Marietta (USA).


To strengthen the current growth, we are looking for a Market Manager N.A.

Reports to the Commercial General Manager, Bekaert Combustion Technology (BCT) US, the Market Manager will function as a selling resource and provide sales and technical leadership in the development and growth of our heating and combustion solutions to Bekaert’s identified clients and prospects.  This role will be responsible for the Southeast Region (GA, TN, SC, NC, FL, AL, MS, AR, LA)


Roles & Responsibilities

  • Selling and servicing key executives within their assigned accounts to drive product revenue and margin results
  • Provides customer support on Bekaert’s entire heating and combustion product offerings
  • Prospect new accounts and new markets
  • Support strategic marketing efforts which includes basic research, market studies, import analysis and macroeconomic trends
  • Works with their North American & Global leadership to develop annual volume and growth objectives for assigned & target accounts
  • Manage OEM account(s) in conjunction with North American team
  • Work closely with Product Management and Engineering organization to provide feedback for product and feature enhancements and customer requirements
  • Establish and sustain relationships within Bekaert to include the following internal teams:
  • Inside Sales & Logistics Team
  • Product Management
  • Price Administration
  • R&D
  • Marketing Communication
  • Support Americas heating team with digital marketing platform needs and CRM support.


Day-to-Day Overview:

  • 40% Working on existing business
  • 40% Prospecting
  • 10% Marketing analysis
  • 10% Marketing communications
  • Willingness to travel upwards of 30%
  • Occasional International travel


Skills and competencies


  • 5-10 years sales experience with commercial and industrial OEMs
  • Enjoy developing new business, hunter mentality
  • Bachelor's degree (Business, Marketing or Engineering) or a related technical degree is essential
  • HVAC/R or mechanical background preferred, must show technical aptitude
  • Must have great fortitude and demonstrate persistence and a winning attitude
  • Highly capable of relationship building with internal and external stakeholders
  • Very strong computer skills, experienced in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Willingness to learn and take on multiple tasks



You grow, we grow... Better together. Bekaert offers continuous development opportunities.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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