Industry Lead Chemicals | Bergen op Zoom


H.Essers is an international and reliable family business in the logistics sector. A place where our 7,500 ambitious colleagues dare to be entrepreneurial, grab opportunities and make a difference every day. Because sustainable growth is something, we do together. There are so many reasons to choose H.Essers, which ones are yours?

We are looking for an Industry Lead Chemicals




As an Industry Lead Chemicals you are responsible for expanding and maximizing new and existing customers within the chemical industry. You use and maintain your excellent external customer relationships to detect new opportunities. You maintain your internal network so that you can guide the customer through the relationship with H.Essers, with the aim of having an extremely satisfied customer.


So what exactly will you be doing?


  • Developing excellent relationships with external stakeholders within the ‘Chemicals’ segment by setting up and maintaining these relationships within the sector, by participating in trade fairs and by continuously promoting the value proposition of the assigned segment in the market as an H.Essers ambassador.
  • You ensure the coordination of internal consultation across various internal business units, so that the commercial objectives for these customers are achieved.
  • Using your strong internal and external networking skills to be able to adapt to different levels of stakeholders.
  • Set up and coordinate Strategic Business Review Meetings with external customers, where the various customer & H.Essers stakeholders are brought together.



  • As an Industry Lead, you are particularly strong in “connecting communication” at different levels and you can reason quickly and logically.
  • Detecting opportunities and networks are central and competencies such as assertiveness, independence and flexibility are indispensable in this role.
  • All this from a positive and commercial attitude, the goal is to develop productive and sustainable relationships, both internally and externally.
  • In short: you are on your feet and you have very good communication skills.
  • Market knowledge within Chemicals and knowledge of, or experience with, logistics and transport processes will help you quickly within this position and are therefore preferred.
  • You communicate fluently in Dutch and English. Knowledge of French is a nice plus.
  • Working independently or in a team? You can do both!



  • In addition to your attractive salary you get a company car, smartphone and laptop
  • You can also count on a very extensive leave scheme
  • Supported by our vision of ‘Lifelong Learning’, the H.Essers Academy offers you a free choice of various training courses that contribute to your personal development.
  • Your physical and mental health are strengthened through H.Essers’ Fit2Grow health program.
  • Your greatest asset is undoubtedly your place within the close-knit H.Essers family.



Apply now!