Element Materials Technology

  • Inside Sales Manager

    Job Locations US-CA-Huntington Beach
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for an Inside Sales ManagerThe Inside Sales Manager is responsible for expanding business through the day-to-day management and coaching of a quotation management team and inside sellers; ensuring timely response to inbound leads and requests for quotes (RFQ’s) and proactive development of accounts with current, dormant and new customers to increase organic growth for Element. The Inside Sales Manager should display and cascade an enterprise mentality and create a positive environment. He/she is also responsible for the prioritization and assignment of their resources, setting clear goals and priorities and tracking performance toward goals for their direct reports.


    • Oversee the Inside Sellers and Quotation Management Team
    • Set clear goals and track performance to goals for direct reports
    • Define expectation around response time, follow up on quotations, outbound calling, pipeline
    • management, revenue targets etc. and proactively monitor and manage these
    • Ensure their team uses desired behaviors and actions to execute the sales strategy
    • Build a competitive and motivating atmosphere of selling
    • Assess and coach direct reports, including making joint calls, and provide them with tools
    • necessary to improve the required skills and competencies
    • Ensure direct reports are prioritizing highest opportunities and or accounts for the greatest
    • potential impact on generating organic growth for Element
    • Achieve rollup sales goal through effective coaching and managing of direct reports
    • Actively utilize CRM to monitor pipeline and provide coaching toward direct reports to ensure
    • contact details are accurate, duplicates are removed, new information is added and accurate call / visit logs are entered
    • Build and maintain a working knowledge of Element’s service offerings; participate in training/coaching opportunities.
    • Ensure compliance with all Element policies including but not limited to Terms and Conditions, trade compliance, treatment of others, moral code of conduct, and employee handbook
    • Ensure adherence to all applicable laws pertaining to safety, environment and corporate governance

    Skills / Qualifications


    • Approximately five years of Sales experience, including quoting and management experience
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as customer quotes/contracts, marketing materials, and customer testing specifications
    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions and proportions
    • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
    • Ability to solve practical customer problems. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions, data and details furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
    • Must have valid Driver’s License, with an acceptable driving record under Element’s policy
    • Experience in interpreting testing procedures and requirements
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications (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.
    • Well-developed oral and written communication skills to meet a variety of communication needs.
    • Good interpersonal skills that foster open upward and downward communication built on mutual respect
    • proposals including cost estimates, work plan and terms and conditions
    • Some overnight travel may be required



    This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services. U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), or U.S. Government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the employer obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license


    From the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.  This job description reflects an assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.  Other duties and tasks may be assigned to this job at the Company’s discretion.


    Company Overview

    We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.


    We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


    Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


    Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


    We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

    • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
    • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
    • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
    • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

    When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

    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.


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