Director Strategy & Business Development
Posted on: September 14, 2023
We are currently looking for a customer focused, motivated, and
versatile Director of Strategy and Business Development to join the
existing team in the Cincinnati, OH location. In this position, you
will be responsible for identifying and executing new customer and
market opportunities to support the company's sales and profit
goals; managing business development for the entire Magnetics
Business Unit and overseeing sales growth strategy and strategy
Identify, evaluate, and develop new customer and market
opportunities for magnetics products. Move the ideas from inception
to post production.
Evaluate competitors, competing technologies, benchmarking
information, and market/product research and report to commercial
and technical leadership
Contribute to corporate communication activities and Business
Review and Strategy meeting content
Lead M&A (Mergers and Acquisition) prospecting, qualification
and deal execution activities
Develop product line strategy and technology goals to drive sales
growth, marketing, and product initiatives
Support marketing and selling activities from a technical needs
analysis and strategic standpoint
Manage third party and consultant relationships and projects for
specific strategy and product development projects
Attend relevant conferences and trade shows, accompany Regional
Sales Managers on selective customer visits, and build strategic
relationships in the industry.
Act as the key contact for coordination of NPD's (New Product
Development) and Market Test activities
Contribute to developing standard work in the forecasting ,
costing, and pricing process of NBO's (New Business Opportunities)
and existing products
Contribute to the annual sales forecast and goal setting
activities. Be responsible for achieving and reporting on the
objectives for the product line.
Promote a positive image of Standex Electronics to customers and
Provide leadership to constantly improving the Standex Electronics
"customer intimacy" culture.
BS degree in Engineering, with a minimum of 8 years of experience
in a technical B-to B component environment, or BS in Business
Administration with a minimum of 10 years' sales, marketing or
engineering experience in electromechanical products -- MBA is
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Demonstrated
strong leadership and analytical skills.
Strong Interpersonal skills - ability to establish and maintain
successful cross functional relationships and collaborate closely
with multiple teams.
Detail orientated - strong attention to detail and accuracy
Focused and results oriented - consistent ability to deliver
Can-do attitude in an environment of opportunity and changing
Critical thinker with the ability to identify, solve problems,
optimize process and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated ability to create a strategy to drive top line sales
Ability to travel up to 10% of the time
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