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Strategic Business Manager – Smart Manufacturing

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Stephanie Brughmans
Business Unit Manager

Apply here

Stephanie Brughmans
Business Unit Manager

Stephanie Brughmans
Business Unit Manager


Our client is an added value service provider for companies active in the Smart Manufacturing Industry. Due to the challenges this industry faces and the rising demand for knowledge sharing and partnership & network development, they are looking to strengthen their organisation with a Strategic Business Manager – Smart Manufacturing.

Job description

  • You are able to translate the Smart Manufacturing Industry needs in terms of innovation, change and process optimization into practical business insights & knowledge exchange. Therefore you will develop and maintain relationships with relevant technology corporations/ federations active in IoT and Industry 4.0.
  • You will highlight the most interesting topics and challenges the Smart Manufacturing Industry faces and convert these into valuable content, community building and networking activities.
  • You develop partnerships with progressive and revolutionary market leaders, at a senior level, in order to share best practices and new content initiatives.
  • You are keen on exceeding business targets ensuring the further strategic development and growth of your business unit.
  • You will manage a team of commercial and operational employees who will support you in the roll-out of the strategic business activities.
  • You will report directly to the Cluster Director.


  • Master or Bachelor degree in Commercial Sciences, Engineering or equivalent through relevant industry experience.
  • Experience in the Smart Manufacturing Industry is required, preferably within IoT, Industry 4.0 and/ or process automation.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in a role that involves commercial strategy or business unit development, people management and/ or project management.
  • You are an excellent relationship builder with state-of-the-art communication and interpersonal skills.
  • You are passionate about innovation and discovering new technologies within the Smart Manufacturing Industry.
  • You can express yourself fluently in Dutch and English with a good level of French.


Our client gives you the chance to join a growing organisation whilst working with a highly dynamic and motivated team. In this role you will have the opportunity to drive change and innovation, both in- and externally.

On top of this challenging opportunity, they offer an attractive salary including a full benefits package, bonus and a company car combined with a hybrid homeworking policy.

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