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The Business Development Manager is a Water treatment sales position focused on growing business and driving ChemTreat's market position within a geography or an industry by leading the creation, improvement, and implementation of innovative sales strategies to drive ChemTreat's position and increase share within the assigned market segment.

The successful candidate will acquire new customers through the identification, prioritization, strategic analysis, and sales plan development/execution by using existing knowledge and background in technical water treatment, including experience with water treatment systems (boilers, cooling towers, ROs, clarifiers, raw water and waste water) and working closely with Technical Staff and Account Managers to develop growth strategies.


Familiarity with chemical water treatment systems and applications

Provide analysis of markets, trends, competition, portfolios, technologies, and revenues.

Increase sales and profits by meeting assigned targets for profitable sales volume and margin dollars


Prospect and cold call generation of new customers

Create and present effective proposals to prospective customers

Communicate the ChemTreat value proposition to prospects

Help transition new business to the account management team when applicable

Entertain potential customers


Self-motivated with a strategic mindset

Required ability to identify issues and develop practical solutions

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) or equivalent skills

Industry knowledge specific to water treatment


Bachelors of Science; Engineering or technical degree preferred

10+ years of successful water treatment related experience


Travel dependent on size of assigned territory

May require long hours & varied work schedules

Constantly required to sit and occasionally required to walk, stand, climb (includes stairs), balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell

Constantly using hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards.

Routinely required to reach with hands and arms, squat, turn/twist, or reach, lift, carry, push, or pull up to 60 pounds and sometimes required to maneuver drums weighing 250-800 pounds

Occasionally required to climb stairs and ladders and work at high elevations for extended periods of time.

Occasionally required to drive both short and long distances, not to exceed DOT regulations

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

The Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Required to wear all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for deliveries which may include: eye, hearing and respiratory protection, protective apron, steel toe shoes, gloves, hard hats, or face shields.

Occasionally in extreme heat conditions

Required to use ear plugs for hearing protection

Both Indoor and outdoor sites may have high noise levels

Site location may be at a boiler house

Outdoor site can be located at a cooling tower, water plant, wastewater plant, or a process area.

Use of hazardous chemicals is routine.

Collaborative working environment working; position touches all levels within the customer organization

Trust and respect for customers and ChemTreat field and leadership teams


Employment with ChemTreat is on an at-will basis, which means that either the employee or ChemTreat can terminate the employment relationship at any time and for any reason (or no reason), with or without notice, unless the employee and ChemTreat have entered a written agreement signed by the employee and a duly authorized representative of ChemTreat.

When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you'll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

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