MAPEI Corporation

  • Business Development Manager

    Job Locations US-NJ-Swedesboro
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
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  • Overview

    Vinavil, a fully owned subsidiary of MAPEI family with its HQ in Milan Italy has a strong technological heritage, with more than 80 years of experience in the research and development of polymers used in specialty chemical industry. Vinavil’s core strategy encompasses the continuous improvement of existing products and the development of new innovative polymers for Paints, coatings, adhesives, Construction, textiles and food industry. Vinavil has manufacturing facilities in Italy, Egypt, USA and Canada and has strong growth plans for polymer business globally.

    MAPEI Group, established in 1937, is a privately owned global corporation headquartered in Milan, Italy, with 81 subsidiaries including 70 plants in 32 countries. The company specializes in manufacturing chemical products for building, including waterproofing products, special mortars and admixtures for concrete, products for the restoration of ancient buildings, and special decorative and protective coatings for walls.


    Job Responsibilities:


    This position is a hybrid between Sales and Strategic Marketing with the aim to increase sales through Key Accounts and distributors. Responsibilities include assisting in strategy creation and the implementation at the assigned accounts and distributors through development of effective relationships at all levels.

    The position is home based and ideal candidate should be residing close to major city airport in the mid-west, North East or South East USA.

    You will identify customer needs, propose product solutions and negotiate prices with customers in the Paint, Adhesives, Textile and/or Construction industry.

    Build long-term business relationships with Key Accounts Corporate and personnel in R&D, Operations, Procurement and Sales & Marketing.

    In this role you will actively manage the sales funnel by:

    • Adding new projects by Identifying and confirming projects with customers
    • Sending samples and collecting feedback on samples sent
    • Regularly review project progress with customers
    • Negotiate the final deal


    You will also support Distributors by offering product/technical training to their staff and delivering sales/technical presentations to key clients, in conjunction with the Product Manager as needed.


    • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Science/Chemistry or equivalent is required. 
    • 4 to 7 years related sales/product experience and/or training in the field of Adhesives, Paints or Coatings is required. 
    • Technical (formulation) knowledge of downstream industries (preferably coatings, otherwise adhesives, textile or construction), build during previous R&D, Technical Service or Technical Marketing positions in one or more key industries. 
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. 
    • Proficiency in MS Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint are required. 
    • Must be a team-player, working effectively with others, sharing knowledge and experience.  


    For consideration please apply on-line.

     “Come Join the MAPEI Family”

    For consideration please apply on-line.

    MAPEI Corporation offers a very competitive starting salary in addition to “Phenomenal” medical plan options that includes a choice of a “No Employee Contribution” and a “Zero Deductible” medical plan option, dental coverage, disability coverage, life insurance, a matching 401(k) plan and paid days off for holidays and PTO. In addition MAPEI offers employees career advancement opportunities.






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