IDEX Business Development and Strategic Accounts Manager in Benton Harbor, Michigan
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Job Description: The Business Development Manager is responsible for driving the sales growth of prospective customers for the Element 7 business line. Identifies multiple levels of contact with these potential customers and drives the opportunity through the sales process to closure. Support the day to day requirements of an existing customer base to meet both customer and company objectives. Aggressively identify and grow new business opportunities. Define changing market conditions and competitive issues and identify market needs and opportunities, creating a sustainable competitive advantage. Support day to day execution of existing customer base. Provide accurate and timely communications to internal and external constituents to include orders forecast, new business opportunities, pricing, technical application details, etc.
Aggressively identify and grow new business opportunities.
Define changing market conditions and competitive issues.
Identify market needs and opportunities, creating a sustainable competitive advantage.
Support day to day execution of existing customer base.
Provide accurate and timely communications to internal and external constituents to include orders forecast, new business opportunities, pricing, technical application details, etc.
Demonstrates experience and knowledge in the manufacturing and/or industrial industry.
Self-starter maintains high ethical standards.
Demonstrate ability to lead and work well in a team environment.
Possess high degree of leadership and ability to influence cross-functionally.
Must be self-motivated, show initiative, anticipate and prevent issues by executing advanced problem-solving skills.
Ability to work well with customers and internal team members to lead positive change in a fast-paced work environment .
Ability to work well under pressure and time constraints.
Excellent time management skills and the ability to multitask as needed.
Exceptional analytical interpersonal skills.
Ability to operate computers and proficient in MSOffice applications.
Ability to read and write in English.
Demonstrates proficiency in oral and written communications.
Candidate must have the ability to work varying shifts, including weekends
This position requires up to 60% overnight travel (US)
Persons occupying this position will be expected to sign an Employee Inventions and Proprietary Information agreement.
Ability to stand for extended periods of time
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Sales, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, or technical field and 3 years of sales experience. Requires 3 years of experience in the sale of technical equipment in a B2B environment, the management of existing customers, and the acquisition of new customers. 3 years’ experience in utilizing software as sales tools such as a CRM database to track customer and prospecting activities, Powerpoint for customer presentations, and excel for sales analytics and reporting. Must have 3 years of engineering experience interpreting results from client data and product specifications to identify potential sale opportunities. Must have 3 years’ experience with technical manufacturing and engineering principals necessary to develop and customize products to customers’ needs and provide solutions to client issues. Up to 60% domestic travel required. Telecommuting is permitted from anywhere in the U.S. Must have legal authority to work in U.S. EEOE.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB. THE JOB DESCRIPTION SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED AS A COMPLETE LISTING OF ALL MISCELLANEOUS, INCIDENTAL OR OTHER DUTIES THAT MAY BE ASSIGNED DURING NORMAL OPERATIONS.
IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity
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