Danaher Corporation Business Development Manager - Houston, TX in Houston, Texas
The Business Development Manager is a Water treatment sales position focused on growing business and driving ChemTreat’s market position within a geography or an industry by leading the creation, improvement, and implementation of innovative sales strategies to drive ChemTreat’s position and increase share within the assigned market segment.
The successful candidate will acquire new customers through the identification, prioritization, strategic analysis, and sales plan development/execution by using existing knowledge and background in technical water treatment, including experience with water treatment systems (boilers, cooling towers, ROs, clarifiers, raw water and waste water) and working closely with Technical Staff and Account Managers to develop growth strategies.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES
Familiarity with chemical water treatment systems and applications
Provide analysis of markets, trends, competition, portfolios, technologies, and revenues.
Increase sales and profits by meeting assigned targets for profitable sales volume and margin dollars
Prospect and cold call generation of new customers
Create and present effective proposals to prospective customersCommunicate the ChemTreat value proposition to prospectsHelp transition new business to the account management team when applicable
Entertain potential customers
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Self-motivated with a strategic mindset
Required ability to identify issues and develop practical solutions
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) or equivalent skills
Industry knowledge specific to water treatment
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelors of Science; Engineering or technical degree preferred
10+ years of successful water treatment related experience
Travel dependent on size of assigned territory
May require long hours & varied work schedules
Constantly required to sit and occasionally required to walk, stand, climb (includes stairs), balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell
Constantly using hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards.
Routinely required to reach with hands and arms, squat, turn/twist, or reach, lift, carry, push, or pull up to 60 pounds and sometimes required to maneuver drums weighing 250-800 pounds
Occasionally required to climb stairs and ladders and work at high elevations for extended periods of time.
Occasionally required to drive both short and long distances, not to exceed DOT regulations
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
The Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
WORKING CONDITIONS & ENVIRONMENT
Required to wear all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for deliveries which may include: eye, hearing and respiratory protection, protective apron, steel toe shoes, gloves, hard hats, or face shields.
Occasionally in extreme heat conditions
Required to use ear plugs for hearing protection
Both Indoor and outdoor sites may have high noise levels
Site location may be at a boiler house
Outdoor site can be located at a cooling tower, water plant, wastewater plant, or a process area.
Use of hazardous chemicals is routine.
Collaborative working environment working; position touches all levels within the customer organization
Trust and respect for customers and ChemTreat field and leadership teams
AT WILL STATEMENT
Employment with ChemTreat is on an at-will basis, which means that either the employee or ChemTreat can terminate the employment relationship at any time and for any reason (or no reason), with or without notice, unless the employee and ChemTreat have entered a written agreement signed by the employee and a duly authorized representative of ChemTreat.
Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .