Element Materials Technology

Business Development Associate

Job Locations US-MN-St. Paul
ID
2021-7703

Overview

Element has an opportunity for a Business Development Associate. In this role you will be an inside seller, responsible for establishing and maintaining strong relationships with a defined group of Element clients and prospects. The ideal candidate will be action oriented, customer focused and have an entrepreneurial drive.

 

Responsibilities

  • Establish and proactively maintain a strong professional relationship with key decision makers and influencers within assigned accounts
  • Identify current and future customer service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual customers, acting as a liaison between the customers and Element
  • Identify opportunities early in the sales cycle to ensure maximum share of wallet for Element
  • Qualify opportunities with assistance of inbound team / specialists
  • Follow up in a timely manner on quotations for the assigned customer base
  • Build and maintain a working knowledge of Element’s service offerings; participate in training/coaching opportunities

Skills / Qualifications

  • Education in Science, technology or Similar field
  • Approximately 3 years of experience in Inside Sales or Account Management
  • Ability to interface with clients, win new work and determine their requirements; helps develops proposals including cost estimates, work plan and terms and conditions
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as customer quotes / contracts, marketing materials, and customer testing specifications
  • A valid driver’s licence, with an acceptable driving record under Element’s policy
  • Experience in interpreting testing procedures and requirements desired
  • Some overnight travel may be required

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To apply, please email dana.bailitz@element.com

Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 6,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.

 

When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.

 

While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.

 

Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

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.

TIC Council Statement

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies. 

 

Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of www.element.com

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