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Business Developer I

Date: Sep 22, 2021

Location: Schaumburg, IL, US, 60173

Company: Evoqua

Evoqua has the strength of a major global business while embracing the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup.  Our innovative products have been solving the world’s water problems for more than 100 years.  Today, we are building on that strong history of success – transforming water for our customers enriching the lives of consumers.  


Evoqua’s unparalleled portfolio of proven brands, advanced technologies, mobile and emergency water supply solutions and services helps cities across the world provide and discharge clean water, and equips the leisure and commercial industries to maximize productivity and profitability.  Every day, millions of people and thousands of companies rely on Evoqua Water Technologies to help meet their needs for clean water.


What does it mean to work here. . .


Our Mindset:  We put customers first.  We know we succeed only when our customers succeed. To that end, we make decisions at lowest possible levels, at fastest possible speeds – freeing employees to respond to customers quickly and effectively without sacrificing safety or quality.


Our organization: We work as “One Evoqua”.  We collaborate across our global enterprise. In an increasingly competitive marketplace, no single product, group or unit succeeds on their own, no matter how remarkable they are.  We are one team.


Our People: We hire for brains and heart.  We are industry experts who foster great relationships with colleagues and customers.  We value technical knowledge and experience, alongside business insight and people smarts.  We nurture both the hard and soft skills of our talent.


Our Leadership: We lead from where we are.  We take ownership.  We lead from all levels.  We value the opportunity to grow, as a business and as people.  We hold each other accountable to make the right things happen for maximum performance. 


Our promise:  Grow with the Best. We grow with the best.  We are on the move.  As the world’s first choice for water solutions, our workplace will continue to evolve and expand, and so will the opportunities.  This is a workplace that nourishes talented people.  Immerse yourself . . . in Evoqua. 


Apply today to join our 4000 professionals around the world as we pursue our purpose: Transforming Water. Enriching Life.


Evoqua Water Technologies is currently searching for an experienced Industrial UV Technical Sales Engineer– Disinfection Division in the US.

This position can work remotely anywhere in the US but a North Central location is preferred. This individual will provide technical support and solutions to direct end-users and the Disinfection channel sales from pre-sale through installation and implementation. Maintain extensive knowledge of complex aspects of products and systems and may present/demonstrate remotely and/or at client site. Analyze customer requirements and illustrate how company solutions can provide value and support their organization. Must work with a senese of urgency to configure technical solutions for customers and ensure successful customer integration. Answer client questions on product functionality and usage and solve sales support problems. Provide technical consultation and knowledge transfer with sales staff/trainers/product support. Provide feedback to development and other groups as needed. May assist in technical responses to RFIs/RFPs. Work in partnership with channel sales team to strategize sales approaches and ensure attainment of sales quotas. Understand specific client systems/equipment requirements in order to identify additional sales opportunities to provide to the sales team. 


  • Manage a specific geographic territory, set pricing to existing customer base while prospecting for new business (Indirect and Direct Sales)
  • Assist clients with technical solutions to help identify and resolve their water and disinfection treatment issues.
  • Develop and maintain plans for strategic accounts that exceed expectations in revenue retention/growth, account profitability, and customer satisfaction/loyalty
  • Develop, build and cultivate long-term relationships with key management within customer organization
  • Utilize CRM tools to record customer interactions and maintain customer opportunity information
  • Perform client presentations, articulating the value proposition of product, solution and service offerings
  • Provide management with suggestions for improving volume, market share and price levels
  • Manage the customer relationship as well as relationships with internal business center partners to ensure the effective development and delivery of solutions



  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical field such as Chemistry, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, Environmental Science or similar strongly preferred
  • Relevant industrial market experience can substitute for a bachelor’s degree in science or related field
  • Must have experience selling UV for water disinfection
  • At least 3+ years sales experience in a similar industrial industry is required
  • Knowledge of  AOP, Chlorine measurement, Ozone Generation and On-Site Hypochlorite Generation techniques and Suppliers preferred
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Word, PowerPoint, Excel and other software will be an important component of success in the position
  • Valid Driver's License and clean driving record must meet eligibility requirements to drive company vehicle
  • Successfully demonstrated experience selling or experience in the Disinfection product line
  • Ability to develop solutions, review design, costing, and installation estimates with the Application Engineering, Project Management, service and aftermarket organizations
  • Can travel by car or air to customer sites, sales meetings, trade shows, regional training or sales meetings nationally with up to 30% overnight travel
  • Achieve the required amount of external sales calls as defined by metrics for the sales position
  • Independently performs professional work that typically requires interpreting and processing complex data





Evoqua Water Technologies prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Evoqua Water Technologies takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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Nearest Major Market: Chicago