• European Business Development Manager (m/f/d)

    Kirn, Germany

To support our SIMONA Boltaron® Team we are looking for an

European Business Development Manager (m/f/d)

Responsibilities

  • Support existing business at OEM’s and thermoformers in the following geography: Europe with the exception of the UK, Ireland and Northern Ireland (majority of the business is in Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria, Italy)
  • Develop the infrastructure in Europe to support the aviation market and new markets
  • Develop the European strategy and infrastructure to support growth for SIMONA Boltaron® to include: business development team, SIMONA synergies, warehousing, price model, competitive assessment, distribution strategy etc.
  • Develop a business plan for each new market to include: Size of market, Go to Market Plan, Product Positioning Strategy, SWOT Analysis, Growth Projections, Value Proposition, List of Key Customers & Contacts along the value chain
  • Work with and train the sales team to drive specification and develop new business at key OEM’s in markets like aerospace, mass transportation, general thermoforming, olsters/body amor, corrosion resistant components and wall protection
  • Participate and drive SIMONA presence at key trade shows, trade associations and trade media
  • Identify and Develop a new business pipeline to support the company goals
  • Provide direction and strategy for new products and solutions for the new markets identified
  • Collaborate with Marketing, R&D, Product Development, Innovation Team and production operations
  • Coordinate activities with the Global SIMONA business team

Qualifications

  • University degree in business administration required in sales, business or technical or comparable background
  • Experience in the thermoplastics industry
  • Work experience in new business development and in a B2B environment
  • Business Development experience working with OEMs
  • Proficient in English, plus other European languages, especially German and French
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to use CRM, Microsoft Suite of Products
  • High willingness to travel

Why work at SIMONA?

SIMONA Boltaron is a subsidiary of SIMONA AG, a German based international public company, with subsidiaries in Europe, China and the USA.

SIMONA Boltaron Inc. is a global technology leader in plastics manufacturing and is uniquely positioned to serve diverse industries including: aerospace, mass transportation, general thermoforming, corrosion resistant components and wall protection.

SIMONA promotes a strong team/family culture, provides great opportunity for growth and to make an impact. We offer an attractive benefit package that includes: 30 days vacation, christmas bonus, performance-oriented bonus, company pension scheme and health management, flexibel working hours as well as several employee benefits.