Element Materials Technology

Business Development Manager

Job Locations CA-ON-Cambridge
ID
2021-7575

Overview

Element has an opportunity for a Business Development Manager responsible for named accounts within a specific geographic area. In this role you will be responsible for pursuing sales opportunities to sell the full breadth of Element services within specified accounts in order to meet their assigned budget. You will support strategic or key accounts within your specified territory with any activities needed at local sites.

 

Responsibilities

  • Establish and proactively maintain a strong professional relationship with key decision makers and influencers within assigned accounts
  • Drive profitable sales expansion with a focus on acquiring new and re-engaging with dormant accounts, while growing existing clients
  • Gather and analyze market and industry intelligence, metrics, and trends to determine customer needs
  • Deliver business development related presentations, negotiate, and close business with nominated accounts, working in coordination with location business development resources
  • Provide positive leadership and representation of Element. Represent company at industry association meetings to promote company and services offered
  • Prepare reports and presentations showing sales volume by sector, region, location, potential sales, and areas of proposed client base expansion
  • Follow up in a timely manner on quotations for the assigned customer base
  • Achieve sales goals by converting, retaining and penetrating accounts
  • Work closely with other sales roles and utilizes technical support to maximize the sales realized in the territory
  • Lead access and persuasion steps in sales process, including qualifying, relationship building, needs evaluation, solution development/presentation and closing
  • Actively utilize CRM to record activities, ensuring contact details are accurate, duplicates are removed, new information is added and accurate call / visit logs are entered

Skills / Qualifications

  • 10 years of Technical experience with Sales responsibilities

  • Bachelors of Science in Material Sciences preferred but other four year degree will be considered

  • Testing, metallurgical or composites experience a plus

  • Experience in interpreting testing procedures and requirements
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications (Dynamics AX and CRM, Word, Excel)
  • Availability, flexibility, and maturity to represent the company at a broad range of events / projects in the community, with customers and within the company
  • Ability to interface with clients, win new work and determine their requirements; helps develops proposals including cost estimates, work plan and terms and conditions
  • Ability to travel up to 75% of the time; some overnight travel may be required

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Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 6,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.

 

When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.

 

While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.

 

Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.

 

All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

TIC Council Statement

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies. 

 

Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of www.element.com

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