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Veolia North America Business Development Manager - Refining in Wichita, Kansas

Company Description

Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions (VWTS) is a worldwide leader in water recovery, treatment, and reuse. We provide a wide range of water systems for various applications, including food and beverage, municipal water, microelectronics ultrapure water, and heavy industrial wastewater treatment. Our portfolio includes chemicals, monitoring solutions, start-up and operation services, membrane and ion exchange products, and custom-engineered equipment.

Job Description

Role Summary:

The Business Development Manager will serve as the primary sales and

account management representative to the assigned Hydrocarbon Processing Industry

accounts, demonstrating leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and

processes for the CMS business segment, focusing on commercial growth, gaining new and maintaining existing valued customer relationships, and achieving significant new business development. This individual will utilize experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals. This position is assigned to work remotely to support the business development strategy for the assigned industries. If you like the idea of doing meaningful work with a company that's dedicated to protecting our natural resources and building a more sustainable world for us all, here's more!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and expand new business development towards sustained growth in the Refining Industry

  • Monitor revenue streams and identify opportunities to increase profitability

  • Perform competitor analysis toward obtaining an increased market share

  • Develop new clients and strengthen existing client partnerships

  • Prepares, coordinates, and reviews designs, studies, reports, proposals, and presentations.

  • Negotiate new business closure that promotes sustained revenue

  • Administers client contracts to ensure compliance and customer satisfaction and prompt identification and client notification of scope changes

  • Performs all baseline Executive level client relations duties, including preparation and presentation of progress and special reports.

  • Participates in client meetings, special award programs and handles resolution of client service problems in a professional manner.

  • Manage relationships between Veolia organizations and optimize Veolia opportunities.

  • Learn and maintain awareness of all safety and environmental practices at assigned industry accounts

  • Work with GM and other GEO Refining Industry leaders to set & progress Learning & Development plans for each MC GEO refining industry AM, AcM, FSR and Elevate resource, especially with relation to process side applications.

  • Use and maintain to company standards an assigned fleet vehicle to perform the duties and responsibilities of the job


Core Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering (Chemical, Industrial, or Mechanical), Biology, or Chemistry, or in any related discipline from an accredited college or university.

  • At least ten years progressive experience within the refining industry including significant process side application expertise.

  • Have excellent organization skills and are able to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and under deadline pressure.

  • Detail-oriented, able to follow instructions and to communicate with staff to understand assignments or seek clarification as necessary.

  • Experience managing proposals through commercial closure.

  • Abilities in multidisciplinary project teamwork and coordination.

  • High level of self-motivation and ability to motivate others.

  • Advanced Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Suite.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to travel within territory, as required

  • Ability and willingness to reside in assigned region, or within customer proximity requirements, as required

  • Work frequently in a heavy industrial environment requiring use of Personal Safety Equipment and exposure to noise, dust, chemicals and other similar irritants typical of those found in refinery, chemical plants, power plants, etc., as required

  • Ability and willingness to comply with stringent drug testing and background check requirements set by customer safety requirements, as required

  • Demonstrated Intermediate to Advanced Computer Skills including MS Office, and other software programs within a Windows environment

  • To the extent that you are applying for a position that requires you to operate a company owned / leased or rented vehicle for company business, you must have a valid driver's license and be willing to submit to a check of your driving record.

Other Useful Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively manage time and budget or expense parameters

  • Strong analytical ability

  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Ability to prove sales record

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Strong presentation and/or public speaking skills

Additional Information

At WTS, we realize diverse teams make smarter decisions, deliver better results, and build stronger communities. We are an organization that champions diversity and inclusion at every rung of the ladder and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We offer challenging and meaningful careers, with competitive benefits and flexible work arrangements.

As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.