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Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Genuine. These qualities best describe employees who work for Ingevity. We believe it takes extraordinary people to create extraordinary results.
At Ingevity, we harness the bold spirit, innate curiosity and remarkable ingenuity of our people to develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads last longer, and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner.
Already a leader in markets in which we compete, we leverage our deep technical expertise and knowledge of our customers’ industries to turn complex challenges into powerful possibilities and value-added solutions. We prize creativity and imagination and we’re always looking for a better, smarter way of doing things.
We know it takes the right people with the right attitude to achieve the improbable. People who understand that there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. People with the ability to solve and the commitment to stay the course. People who work together to create meaningful impact and exponential results, for our customers and the world around us. Our people are our most valued asset, and the foundation of our success. Interested? We thought you might be, and we’re so glad!
How you will impact Ingevity
We are looking for a visionary Business Development Manager who will identify target markets and applications, and lead our innovation pipeline. You’ll need to have a strong technical background and understanding of market analysis and trends, connect applications and chemistry, and navigate market segments to identify unmet customer needs. You will work closely with our technology team and manage projects.
We are looking for an experienced individual with a proven track record that can develop a strong business plan, outlining key opportunities, and leading our innovation investments. This individual should be curious and determined, technically savvy and with the ability to meet and develop relationship with customers and other industry experts to dig out value added opportunities. This position will have great visibility and opportunity to develop internal and external networking with plenty of opportunities for a career growth. Be ready to lead the new and complex!
Develop network of professionals, academics, consultants, and customers.
Develop a robust pipeline of new products, new opportunities, develop business cases, and lead innovation pipeline.
Identify potential alliances in line with the long-term business strategy and company purpose.
Complete and maintain project plans for all key programs including tactical and strategic recommendations.
Drive global business growth through collaboration with our commercial and technical teams.
Be a safety steward.
What you need to succeed
University degree in science. Advanced technical or business degree is a plus.
10+ years of experience in technology and sales with specialty chemical manufacturers.
Ability to quickly build rapport and trust with customers and prospects.
Strong technical, commercial, strategic, and marketing mindset and toolbox. Experience with new product development.
Proven ability to take projects from idea to commercial success.
Proven skills for cross-functional innovation pipeline management.
Strong listening, technical learning ability and dot connector.
Be curious, bold, resilient, resourceful, optimistic, and energetic.
Expected to travel up to 70% domestically and internationally.
Recruiting Agencies: Ingevity does not accept unsolicited resumes and therefore, will not be responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes.