Role details

New Business Development Manager

Boston   •   USD100,000 - USD125,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • High-level strategic business development role within the polymer industry
  • Seeking strong chemical engineering/material science background + sales aptitude

About Our Client

Our client is a leading polymer manufacturer, providing high performance elastomers for the automotive, industrial, oil/gas, medical, consumer, and electrical industries. Located just south of Boston, our client possesses a 50,000+ square foot state of the art manufacturing facility, guaranteeing top quality products for their customers. Give the success of the product in current markets, the New Business Development Manager will be tasked with finding additional applications for these materials both nationally and internationally.

Job Description

The New Business Development Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • Market analysis and commercialization of company products in a given market segment. Collect and maintain all relevant data for the assigned industry.
  • Provide the appropriate end user insight and end user access to company products and technologies and to serve as a primary point of contact for the organization throughout the supply chain. Translate uncovered needs into practical actions that lead to sales of company products.
  • Responsible for contributing to the market strategy and formulation of business plans with the team and the business directors.
  • Direct account responsibility within the given market.
  • Attend sales or trade meetings and read related publications to obtain information about market conditions, business trends, environmental regulations, or industry developments.
  • Other duties as assigned by Business Manager.

The Successful Applicant

Candidates for the New Business Development Manager should possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science or related field or related equivalent experience is required. Graduate level advanced studies in Marketing Strategy & Management are desired.
  • Minimum 5 years of industry experience, preferable in polymers and elastomers.
  • Previous market/sales development experience in the Consumer and/or medical/pharmaceutical industry.
  • Strong team player, able to interface well with other groups.
  • Willingness to travel frequently. Successful marketing and/or sales management track record.
  • Hands-on capability assisting fabricator customers in development and production scale-up activities is desirable.
  • Strong administrative skills and ability to use PC's and corresponding software packages as tools for the job.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary + bonus potential
  • 401k
  • Paid Tine Off (Vacation + Sick days)
  • Great work environment
  • Opportunity for growth within the organization

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