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Business Development Manager – Vehicle Engineering

Business Development Manager – Vehicle Engineering

FPC of Brighton

FPC of Brighton

Business Development Manager – Vehicle Engineering


The client is an internationally recognized propulsion and vehicle engineering company that supplies solutions to the global transportation industry.



·         Support the Business Development team's interactions with OEMs and Tier 1 customers for vehicle optimization and core vehicle development

·         Sales responsibility for full vehicle engineering, including vehicle attribute optimization (energy/thermal management, NVH, dynamics, etc.), architectures, BIW, chassis, design, integration, builds and testing solutions

·         Lead development of customer accounts, drive technology adoption, secure future business, and increase profitability

·         Develop strong customer partnerships across all levels of the organization

·         Maintain frequent and regular contact with customer decision makers (purchasing and engineering)

·         Understand customer road maps and align with company goals and objectives

·         Support identification and development of new business opportunities

·         Develop and execute sales plans

·         Support engineering team to identify and meet customer requirements

·         Coordinate multiple projects simultaneously

·         Support trade shows, congresses and exhibitions from a business development and staffing perspective



·         BS degree in mechanical or electrical engineering

·         A BA degree in Business will be considered if business experience strongly supports technical competence in vehicle engineering

·         At least 2-5 years of relevant business development and sales experience in the described markets is desired, but not required

·         Candidate must have strong communication skills

·         Experience with automotive, Tier 1 and start-ups customers is a plus

·         Experience with vehicle engineering services is a plus

·         Ability to develop and support detailed technical presentations to customers

·         Exceptional written / oral English skills

·         Ability to support detailed and clear solutions, quotations, and proposals to customers.

·         Ability to function in a matrixed, team organization with minimal supervision.

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