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Director Business and Product Development North America
IN MUSKEGON, MI


SCHERDEL Sales & Technology, Inc., located in Muskegon, MI since 1999, with a Metro Detroit office in Brighton, MI, is a subsidiary of SCHERDEL GmbH, located in Marktredwitz in the state of Bavaria, Germany. We are currently managed by the fourth generation of the founding family with sales and manufacturing activities at 42 sites in various European countries, North and South America and in Asia. SCHERDEL is strongly value driven and has a long track record of caring for our associates in many ways.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • The Business and Product Development Manager develops relations to customers for new products and fields of innovation and support the Sales and Engineering team with customer requests. As Manager of the SCHERDEL Innotec North America, this position leads the teams for design and process development.
  • Responsible for managing relationships to the customer and taking ownership of business development identifying new market trends, product and technology trends and leading customer in new product applications and industry segments.
  • Create innovative original concepts and/or provide creative solutions to highly innovative functional designs.
  • Responsible for setting product vision and strategy for cooperation S&E teams in a VUCA environment.
  • Initiate benchmark studies for all relevant products and services.
  • Conceptualize new product fields and implement new technologies in the Plant group.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor in Engineering is required, advanced technical degree preferred
  • Leadership experience in the automotive industry is preferred.
  • Travel required locally in North America and internationally (Germany)

Competencies:

  • Strategic
  • Results Driven
  • Problem Solver

BENEFITS:

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Please e-mail HR.Mus@SCHERDEL.com for all hiring inquiries.

We are looking forward to your application!

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