Lotus Bakeries began in the village of Lembeke in 1932 and is now active worldwide in the indulgent and natural snacking segment with the Lotus, Lotus Biscoff, Dinosaurus, Peijnenburg, Annas, Nākd, TREK, BEAR and Kiddylicious brands, among others. Lotus Bakeries, with headquarters in Belgium, is a dynamic, internationally oriented company with production facilities in Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Sweden, South Africa and the US, and twenty own sales organisations in Europe, America and Asia. Lotus Bakeries also works with commercial partners in approximately fifty countries worldwide. Lotus Bakeries has approximately 1,900 employees.
By maintaining a healthy balance between tradition and innovation, the Lotus brand indulges consumers with a unique range of high-quality, tasty products. The secret of Lotus Biscoff lies in the biscuit’s unique flavour, distinctive design and delightful crispiness. The unique caramelised biscuit flavour has meanwhile also been incorporated into a spread and ice cream. A wide range of cake specialties and waffles are furthermore offered under the Lotus brand name. Koninklijke Peijnenburg is the market leader for gingerbread in the Netherlands and Annas is a typical Swedish speciality of pepparkakor biscuits: thin, crunchy biscuits flavoured with ginger and cinnamon. Under the Nākd, TREK and BEAR brands, Lotus Bakeries offers tasty snacks, manufactured from all-natural, unprocessed ingredients, with no added sugar. Kiddylicious focusses on healthy snacking for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers.
In 2018 the Group achieved a turnover of EUR 556 million. The shares of Lotus Bakeries are listed on Euronext Brussels. The majority of the shares are owned by the Boone and Stevens family.
In order to expand their worldwide position within healthy snacking, Lotus Bakeries wants to strengthen its’ Global Business Development team BU Natural Foods with an International Business Development Manager BEAR
Your mission is to initiate & stimulate the growth of BEAR through commercial partners in different markets. You are responsible for developing, supporting and implementing the sales & Route-to-Market strategy and realizing our ambitious BEAR growth targets. Your will support our distributors in unlocking (new) business within both Retail channel, Specialty Health stores and Impulse/convenience channels.
Lotus Bakeries invests in people and they will welcome you in a professional organization with clear ambitions. Lotus Bakeries offers you responsibilities and freedom to start up/expand a new business and to develop yourself.
They offer a competitive and full salary packet in line with your experiences and competences. You will be based in Lembeke with frequently travel (60%) to your core markets.