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General Manager – Battery Materials Division

Company Overview

Targray is a diversified multinational commodity and advanced materials company that markets a broad range of products and solutions for high-growth energy sectors. Established in 1987 in Montreal, Canada, our organization is a leading international provider of materials for solar and energy storage companies, and one of the largest physical traders and distributors of Biodiesel fuel and feedstock in North America and Europe.

Targray has operations in 9 countries and over $500M USD in annual sales. In 2019, the company made its debut appearance on the FP500, Financial Post’s ranking of the top 500 corporations in Canada by revenue.

  • Great Place To Work® Certified (2020)
  • Deloitte | Best Managed Companies (2019, 2020)
  • EY Canada | Quebec Entrepreneur of the Year (2016)
  • HSBC | International Business Award (2012)
  • Profit 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in Canada (2006, 2009)

Job Summary

As a part of our continued expansion, Targray requires the services of a General Manager, to lead our Battery Materials Team based at our India Office in Gurgaon, Haryana. 

Responsibilities

  • Developing and executing innovative sales strategies to promote growth of the Division – with a focus on both Indian domestic sales and overseas sales.
  • Working with key suppliers of Lithium-ion Battery materials to reinforce Targray’s value proposition – and to bring on new product lines.
  • Developing a strong network of industry and government contacts.
  • Prospecting new Lithium Ion Battery customers in a young, and fast-growing industry primarily in India, but also in Europe and the United States.
  • Developing strong technical knowledge of Lithium Ion Battery cell chemistry and packs / modules, to work with PhD, Engineers, CTO’s, CEO’s.
  • Managing the Sales cycle from prospecting, offering, negotiating and closing Sales contracts, to ensuring the continued satisfaction of new and existing customers.
  • Developing industry insight and knowledge, through analysis of relevant competitor and industry data, attending trade shows, conferences when required.
  • Ensuring adherence to a sales process through close collaboration with Operations, Customer service and Finance teams.
  • Managing a dynamic Gurgaon based Battery Sales team, driving sales, and performance.
  • Monitoring market trends to capitalize on new opportunities.
  • Working with the Targray marketing department to improve search engine optimization and inbound product inquiries.

Requirements

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree required.
  • Engineering Degree required.
  • A minimum of 5 years of International business experience – working with suppliers and/or customers in the U.S. and/or Europe. 
  • 10-20 years’ experience in sales, with a minimum of 5 years managing a sales team.
  • Knowledge of Lithium-ion battery market is considered an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to travel domestically and / or internationally when needed.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with team members on a remote basis.

Benefits

  • A competitive remuneration plan and an excellent working environment in a growing multinational organization.
  • Beautiful, spacious and modern workplace environment.
  • Flexible work arrangement policy.
  • Generous company-wide profit-sharing plan.
  • Off-site Team Building and experiential development.
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Insurance for Self.
  • Free Medical Insurance for Self and Family.
  • Weekly Team Lunches.
  • Gym Benefits.
  • Corporate Team Fun Activities.

Targray provides a highly-competitive remuneration plan and an excellent working environment in a growing multinational firm focused on creating a more sustainable global economy. For more information about our company, please visit https://www.targray.com/.

 

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