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Business Development Manager

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Proven technical sales specialist required to promote a range of solvent free polyurethanes, water based adhesives, hot melts, cyanoacrylates and epoxies across the North of England and Scotland.

The Position:

The appointed Business Development Manager will assume responsibility for:

  • Selling our client’s range of solvent free polyurethanes, water based adhesives, hot melts, cyanoacrylates, and solvent borne epoxies to meet and exceed sales targets
  • Selling directly to formulations chemists, product development teams, engineers and senior decision makers in a range of manufacturing sectors
  • Proactively identifying and closing opportunities for new business development
  • Managing profitable relationships with a healthy portfolio of existing customer accounts
  • Providing technical support and applications advice to all customers
  • Representing the company at trade shows and industry events

The Candidate:

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate:

  • A track record of success in a field based technical sales position
  • (Ideally) a recognised qualification in chemistry, materials science or related
  • A background in the adhesives, sealants or related sectors (coatings lubricants, speciality chemicals etc)
  • A strong personal network of contacts in automotive, aerospace, building products and general manufacturing businesses
  • Excellent negotiation and closing abilities
  • Proven ability to meet ambitious but realistic KPI revenue and margin targets
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

The Company:

Established in the UK for over thirty years, our client has become a pioneer in the development of industry-leading adhesives and sealants for applications in aerospace, automotive, commercial manufacturing, composites, construction, furniture, marine, transportation and more.  The company’s manufacturing and service procedures comply with ISO 9001:2008, ensuring that all products are always tested and manufactured to the highest standard.

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