Technical Development Manager

  • TBC,
  • Permanent / Full Time

Job Role: Technical Development Manager
Job Type: Permanent/Full Time
Location: Runcorn, Cheshire
Do you have experience in the Chemical Industry and are you looking for a new challenge?
We are looking for a Technical Development Manager to join our friendly and energetic team.
This is an exciting opportunity to build your career within a dynamic business environment. 
What you’ll be doing…
Reporting to the Strategic Product Manager, you will be responsible for growing market share of new and existing product lines into all market sectors of the Solvents BU.

  • Engaging regularly with customers via face to face and virtual sales meetings.
  • Develop an opportunity pipeline.
  • Attend joint visits with business unit colleagues to grow market share of new and existing product lines
  • Develop the BU’s sustainable product portfolio.
  • Work to agreed key performance indicators.
Your background…
Must have…
  • Based in the Northwest Area preferably up to 1 hour commute from Runcorn headquarters.
  • Full UK driver’s licence.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Be a self-starter and be able to work to deadlines.
  • Ability to use own initiative as well as being a team player.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and multitask.
  • Able to adapt quickly to changing market conditions.
  • Experience in product formulation.
  • Experience in Business Development.
Nice to have…
  • A degree in STEM or Business-related subjects.
  • Field sales experience in a commercial role.
  • Experience in Chemical Distribution.
What’s on offer… 
  • Field & Office Based with home working.
  • Company Car.
  • Flexible working around core hours of 9am – 5pm.
  • Career development opportunities.
  • Generous holiday allowance with buy/sell holiday scheme.
  • Mental and physical wellbeing initiatives.
  • Volunteering days.
A bit about the company…
With customers all over the world, our client strives to deliver chemistry-based solutions for a better life today and a better world tomorrow. Headquartered in the UK, they supply chemicals and offer technical knowledge worldwide for a range of material science industries.
They offer an innovative, inspiring, and truly creative environment where they motivate and encourage brand new ideas, contributing to providing the best of the best commercial services to their clients.
They are a friendly team with an innovative culture that works together to get things done. They trust everyone equally and fairly and encourage their people to be truly creative and think outside the box.
If shortlisted, our client will contact you to discuss the role and your experience further.      
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