Biochemica is recruiting! North East Business Development Manager (CLOSED)

The North East’s largest independently owned water treatment company, Biochemica UK Ltd is recruiting a permanent, full-time Business Development Manager to join its rapidly expanding team.

Biochemica, which is headquartered in Billingham offers a complete range of water treatment services and chemical products. Under the company’s Total Water Management philosophy, Biochemica is able to provide solutions for both influent and effluent requirements, and operates nationwide.

As part of its extensive regional expansion programme, Biochemica is seeking a self-motivated and ambitious professional to lead the company’s business development and ultimately drive growth within the North East.

With some of the North East’s biggest chemical, manufacturing and food companies already established amongst Biochemica’s client portfolio, the company is also looking to target new markets to take the business to the next level.

Candidates will be responsible for:

  • Making cold calls and gaining appointments
  • Leading the North East business development team to help Biochemica meet its business objectives
  • Looking for proactive opportunities to win new business in the region and following up leads
  • Attending networking and industry events to build regional contacts
  • Developing and nurturing relationships with pertinent contacts, encompassing both existing and potential clients
  • Responding to PQQ/ITT and tender opportunities
  • Meeting targets
  • Working with the Marketing and Business Development Officer to build the company brand within the region

Candidates are required to have a thorough understanding of the water treatment and chemical markets, a strong technical background in engineering, chemical engineering or chemistry and sales experience. Ideally, applicants will be commercially focused with excellent organisational, communication and people skills and the determination to succeed.

Dave Ruddy, Managing Director at Biochemica says: “This is a fantastic opportunity for a driven individual looking to develop their career and comes at an exciting time for the company given our rapid expansion.

“Our staff are the key to our success and we heavily invest in training and development to ensure that we continue to attract high calibre recruits to join what we believe to be some of the very best in the water treatment industry.

“I would recommend that those interested in taking up this important role act sooner rather than later.”

Salary: Negotiable

Benefits: Company vehicle, laptop, mobile phone, company pension scheme and private healthcare

How to apply: Please send CVs with a covering letter via email to or by post to Recruitment, Biochemica UK Ltd, Unit 4 Daimler Drive, Cowpen Lane Industrial Estate, Billingham, TS23 4JD

Closing date: Monday 25th February 2013

For more information: For an informal discussion about what the role entails, please call 08455 045440