Business Manager

This Chemical & Additives company is in a growth and expansion mode, adding another 50K feet to their Manufacturing facility. Not only do they handle Textiles but numerous other Market Places as well. They are an innovative company that continues to evolve. They care about their people and they do not have a lot of turnover. They offer great benefits and will assist in relocation. This company is about 30 minutes South of Charlotte. Great location. They are back in the office. This position is not remote, but they do offer some flexibility.

We have three Business Manager roles that we are working on for three Geographical Areas:

  • USA, India, and Asia (not including India)

This person Manages the sale of products domestically and/or internationally. Under the direction of others, ensures consistent, profitable growth in sales revenues through planning, deployment and management of the internal activities that support the commercial effort. Establishes and maintains a strong consultative relationship with customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Under direct supervision identifies objectives, strategies and plans to execute on business development activities through a complete understanding of the market
  • Utilizes a wide range of tools and methodologies to evaluate market conditions and trends to realize sales opportunities
  • Executes on sales forecasts by others
  • Actively coordinates with the technical community to ensure that the product will be developed to meet the customer’s product specifications
  • Fulfills all regulatory requirements of the product
  • May be the key point of contact to the customer, building and maintaining a strong account management relationship
  • Regularly creates and delivers sales reports on forecasting, profitability, etc.
  • Assists in product pricing and sales negotiations
  • Prepares and delivers technical sales presentations
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Textile Engineering


  • 5+ years of related experience in selling textile chemistries, or working in textile or fiber manufacturing

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers and regulatory agencies
  • Ability to write articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management
  • Foreign language skills (ex. Mandarin Chinese, Korean, Spanish, etc) may be required depending on sales territory

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

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Rush & Company is a full service Executive Search Firm that specializes in the Soft Goods industry.

Included in this industry are the apparel, home furnishings and industrial markets. We work in the fiber, fabric and fashion industry with clients and candidates located all over the world.

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