Business Development Manager- Metal Forming


Athy, IE

At Etex, our purpose is to inspire new ways of living. We are an international leader in sustainable construction, driven by a passion for excellence, but it's our people that are our top priority. We connect, collaborate, and champion the well-being of our employees, forming partnerships and pioneering change in our ever-evolving industry.

At Etex, we seek to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our customers and our communities. Are you looking for a company where you can learn, grow & lead? Join us as a Product and Business Development Manager in Ireland! Ideal location – Athy, Kildare. Regular travel across Ireland.


You will promote our Viriform range to leading Engineers, Specifiers, Fabricators and Investors within the market. In addition, identify key market opportunities and portfolio gaps for New Product Development to meet current and future market need.


What you’ll do:

  • Identify existing and potential specification opportunities for current product portfolio by targeting potential clients
  •  Feed into the Strategic Review for Etex Ireland Brands and develop action plans to support this and deliver the objectives coming from the review
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of competitors and substitute product offer
  • Develop and present Business Plan for New Products to secure investment form development and launch
  • Initiate and track an accurate pipeline of projects in collaboration with Area Managers
  • Regularly analyse and report customers’ satisfaction and needs (quality, performance, availability, delivery)

What you’ll bring

  • Practical experience in the construction or related industry
  • Commercial experience
  • Technical background

Why join us?

  • We are named the world's #1 most trustworthy company in the construction sector by Newsweek and Statista in 2023!
  • Our culture – we connect & care about those around us. We nurture teamwork, communities, partnerships and new ways of working, placing the highest importance on the safety and working environment of our people.
  • Our ‘Road to Sustainability 2030’ is our plan to help build a better, sustainable future. We work towards this vision by caring about our social and environmental impacts and developing innovative solutions
  • We have a strong conviction that diversity of thinking helps us to deliver a strong and sustainable performance. It is also essential for us that everyone feels part of the team. In this spirit, we are committed to equal opportunities and zero tolerance towards discrimination
  • Flexibility: For us, hybrid and flexible working is all about trust, and we want you to be able to do your best work (depending on the role).