Role details

Director Business Development - Power Generation

Arlington Heights   •   USD140,000 - USD150,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Boiler and Steam Generation Manufacturer
  • Family Owned Organization With Over 150 Years of Proven Experience

About Our Client

Our client is a privately held leading designer, manufacturer, and supplier of industrial boilers, generators, and steam generation systems. With over 150 years of history and US engineering and manufacturing facilities this client has established themselves as a market leader.

Job Description

  • Develop strong customer relationships and provide detailed follow up as a technical expert for customer and advocate for company
  • Prepare sales proposals and customer quotations based of customer specs
  • Develop and implement the sales strategy for the North American region
  • Create and deliver technical customer presentations and sales forecast
  • Provide leadership, support and structure for the sales staff
  • Work closely with marketing and regional sales representatives
  • Maintain customer documentation and requirements in company database
  • Ability to travel up to 50% to customer sites within the Americas
  • Follow up on sales leads and establish customer front end relationships
  • Stay abreast on industry trends, government regulations and new product development

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in sales leadership role managing direct and channel reps
  • Boiler experience not required, but need relevant experience within markets such as chemical, power generation, pulp and paper, water and wastewater, industrial process, or similar
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail with ability and desire to work with people (player coach)
  • Strong presentations skills and NOT afraid to speak in front of customers and engaging personality
  • Efficient with Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Fluent in Spanish is a plus
  • Highly organized and ability to meet strong deadlines

What's on Offer

Base salary, 401K, full benefits, and bonus

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