Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager / Sales Manager opportunity
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  • •  Exciting career opportunity
  • •  Global travel opportunities
  • •  Salary on application
  • •  Company Car
  • •  Company profit share

An exciting opportunity for a Business Development Manager / Sales Manager to join our global market-leading Synchrotec business unit.

Introducing the role

Within this role, you will work as part of the Sales Team within our Synchrotec Business Unit, which leads the way in an exciting evolution of engineered technical textiles. From fabrics used within the internal combustion engine to new global markets for electric and micro-mobility belts, we play a key part in the global drive for more sustainable transportation.

Targeting sustainable growth by maximising profitable sales, you will focus on gaining new and growing existing business.


Sales Manager role is backed by a dedicated technical team.   Role backed by a dedicated technical team

  Supportive product training and development

    Modern office environment
Based locally preferred, with occasional remote working


Examples of our expectations within this role

  • To effectively manage existing accounts, successfully increasing profit margins and growing business opportunities
  • Accountable for actively seeking new accounts and business opportunities
  • Maintain frequent contact with customers and visit customer premises globally
  • Hosting customer visits and Microsoft Teams meetings
  • Attend targeted exhibitions and conferences to consider relevant opportunities to develop new sales in existing and new markets in line with business strategies.
  • Work with customers for potential future developments.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in a sales role/business development role
  • Experience in textiles and or material sciences preferred
  • Proven ability to liaise across business, from suppliers, manufacturing and customer
  • Excellent communication skills to ensure our customer’s expectations are met
  • A flexible and logical approach
  • Accurate numeracy and literacy skills and the ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • A desire for self-development and taking a pivotal role in the business.

Company Overview

Heathcoat Fabrics has been a pioneer in textile manufacturing for more than two centuries, specialising in developing and producing highly engineered technical fabrics. Our market-leading solutions keep emergency service workers safe, help renewable energy industries combat climate change, protect military forces globally, safeguard the environment, enhance the lifespan and efficiency of road, rail and air transport, and even safely deliver a soft landing on distant planets.

Our offices and impressive production facility are located at the heart of Mid Devon, offering a highly supportive environment that promotes training and development.

How to Apply:

If you are excited about the opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of the Synchrotec business, please complete our application form and attach your CV, outlining your relevant experience and accomplishments. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

What you can expect from us

  • Engaging work culture
  • Environmentally conscious company
  • Company profit share scheme
  • Company contribution pension plan
  • Personal learning and development
  • Leadership development and mentoring programmes
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Canteen
  • On-site car and cycle parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Enhanced maternity benefits
  • Health & dental plans
  • Company sick pay and life assurance
  • Tech and Cycle Schemes
  • Discounts with participating local shops and businesses
  • Contribute to high-profile textile projects
  • Privately owned, debt-free company

For further information on this vacancy please contact:

Human Resources Team
Heathcoat Fabrics Limited,
Westexe, Tiverton EX16 5LL UK