12 months ago
Business Development Manager (2017-028)
About the Organization
Astronics Corporation is a leading supplier of advanced technologies and products to the global aerospace, defense and semiconductor industries. Astronics' products include advanced, high-performance electrical power generation and distribution systems, lighting and safety systems, avionics products, aircraft structures, engineering design and systems certification, and automatic test systems.
Astronics' strategy is to increase its value by developing technologies and capabilities, either internally or through acquisition, and using those capabilities to provide innovative solutions to its targeted markets and other markets where its technology can be beneficial.
Astronics Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, has a reputation for high-quality designs, exceptional responsiveness, strong brand recognition and best-in-class manufacturing practices.
Business Development Manager (2017-028)
Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems (AES) is a division of Astronics Corporation (ATRO). AES is an industry leader in aircraft electrical power systems, including generation and distribution. Our markets include commercial transport (Boeing and Airbus), business jet (several), and military platforms. We are the world leader in in-seat power for laptops and other devices with our EMPOWER® product line. We are also a leading innovator of electronic circuit breakers and power distribution systems for business jets with our COREPOWER® product line. Astronics' revenues have grown at 28% average growth rate over the last 5 years. AES, based in Kirkland Washington, has over 500 employees, and has won awards as the best place to work on the Seattle Eastside for 10 years consecutively.
The overriding business objective for the Business Development Manager will be to develop new business with customers. Will also execute sales and business development activities to achieve aggressive new customer growth objectives. This individual will have the ability to build relationships with key executives and develop alliances with customers that result in new business growth.
Specific duties include:
Responsible for understanding the requirements of customer accounts and develop product solutions that meet business requirements.
Responsible for managing proposal activity, this includes proposal sales strategies for assigned accounts.
Will partner with other departments for the development of new product ideas.
Research product stages by evaluating the preliminary design of the product and development of a prototype.
Execute quarterly sales plans, travel plans with approved travel budgets.
In summary, the Business Development Manager will have a significant impact to the successful growth of Astronics. This is a position within a dynamic company that is excited about the long-term growth of aircraft electrical power systems.
Experience/Education: BS/BA degree in technical discipline preferred and 7 years in business development in aerospace industry, preferably in cabin equipment and services.
Eligibility Requirement: Must be a US Person (under ITAR rules) to be eligible.
Astronics AES is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.
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We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.