Business Development Manager (Assembly Division)

Pay: £55k or DOE
Type: Permament
Hours: 37.5

Purpose and objectives of the role

Enhance and develop existing relationships with customers and implement a strategy for short and long-term opportunities for business growth.  Identify target markets and acquire a thorough understanding of the sectors needs and requirements. Engage closely with customers and qualify the suitability to ensure that their needs and our capabilities are aligned.

Main duties and responsibilities

Includes but not limited to:

    • Identify and win new business.
    • Qualify opportunities for future sales and growth.
    • Pro-active sales prospecting
    • Key account management/onboarding new customers
    • Expand relationships with existing customers to realise the full potential that is available.
    • Work closely with the Estimating and Production teams to ensure competitive quotes are submitted in a timely manner.
    • Ensure all enquiries are responded to promptly.
    • Follow up on new sales enquiries
    • Assist and co-ordinate collaboration between all three divisions within the group with regards to all business development opportunities.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with key internal stakeholders within all 3 divisions.
    • Keep Key stakeholders fully up to date on current and future prospects and ongoing projects.
    • Manage and maintain accurate opportunity tracking data and quarterly forecasts.
    • Manage monthly/Quarterly Sales KPIs


  • Degree qualified (Preferred but not essential)

Skills & Attributes

  • Target focused and driven to succeed
  • Commercial awareness
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Disciplined and comfortable working on the road and from home
  • Effective time management skills
  • Self-starter and highly motivated, able to work as part of a team or independently.
  • Have the ability to quickly adapt to dynamic and complex environments and have a “can-do” attitude.
  • Fully computer literate with mainstream software packages


Experience within the Electronic Industry: 5-years min. (preferably PCBA)

    • Demonstrate consistent and strong sales track record across a period of at least 3 years.
    • Proven track record of developing existing customers and bringing on new customers.
    • Experience within Contract Electronic Manufacturing
    • Customer Account management
    • A proven track record in the following sectors will be advantageous – Medical device, Aerospace, Military & Defence, Life Science, Space, Automotive, Telecommunication, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Maritime, Industrial Equipment, Networking & Communications.

Why Zot?

  • Over 40 years Engineering experience in all aspects of Manufacturing
  • 29 days paid holiday per year (this includes 8 public holidays)
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Shift allowance (if applicable to role)
  • Excellent on the job training
  • Apprenticeship schemes available
  • Good transport links and on-site car parking
  • Equal Opportunities Employer
  • Employee Assistant Programme and Sage Benefits

Zot follows a policy of equal opportunities for employment, training and other conditions of service.

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of identity and right to work in the UK will be required prior to commencing employment.

Please note on this occasion Zot will not consider applicants requiring sponsorship for this role. International workers will therefore only be able to take up this role if they can demonstrate an alternative right to work in the UK.

If you are interested in joining us, we would love to hear from you?  Please send your CV and a short covering email to [email protected]