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Business Development Manager -- Manufacturing

North of Seattle, WA
Business Development Manager-Manufacturing
(Job Announcement)
 
If you have solid leadership experience in the manufacturing sector and would like to work for a national leader in a niche industry, consider the following position:
 
We are looking for a Business Development Manager to be involved in the many processes of initiation, development and conclusion of significant projects. Some of these projects can take a few years to conclude, so organization and attention to detail are required.   This position is for a person who desires to develop professionally and personally into a unique and fulfilling career. This position reports to the CEO.
 
Responsibilities include (summary):
Since this is considered a career position with long-term professional goals, the scope of responsibility will grow in phases according to the abilities of the employee.
 
Phase I- Become accustom to the scope of the business and administer the following:
> Source solicitations from Government websites
> Assist in determining costs, sales prices and submitting web-based quotes in a timely manner
> Manages quote logs and enters orders
> Communication with non-project customers
 
Phase II-Become more familiar with customers, suppliers and company departments and perform the previous tasks with less supervision:
> Organize/manage all customer files
> Develop estimates, maintain bid/audit books
> Support production and quality departments with supplier coordination and/or purchasing
> Source new product suppliers for potential new sales direction, while researching/pursuing new customers and/or opportunities
 
Phase III- Engage in more significant ways with Customers while maintaining/administrating the previous Phases of work without supervision:
>  Further engagement with project Customers with project coordination
> Assume more control and organization of project Customer files
> Begin limited communication with project Customers, supporting coordination of bids
> Become familiar with, then develop and maintain project Billing Plans
 
Phase IV-Grow into one of the more significant contributing leadership positions in the company while maintaining/administrating the previous Phases of work without supervision:
> Begin direct involvement with the company’s project Customers and coordinate the major bid efforts
> Manage all Customer communications and relationships with full involvement in all customer issues
> Manage all customer bid and order files
> Plan and coordinate billings and invoices
> Manage all aspects of Business Development for the Company
 
Skills and Capabilities include:
Required:
> Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field
> Minimum of 5 years in direct sales and customer relations
> Minimum of 3 years of Project Management
> Minimum of 2 years of manufacturing experience with experience in reading schematics and drawings
> Significant organizational skills; willing to work multiple tasks with changing priorities
> Advanced level of written/verbal communication, Word and Excel skills
>  Desire to grow professionally and personally and take on increasing responsibilities
> Work with a confident, respectful, positive attitude with production, management and Customers
> Work style should be one of integrity, conscientiousness, respect for all and reliability
 
This is a unique opportunity to work for a unique leader in a unique industry. All applicants must be US citizens, pass a drug and background tests.  Contact mgowan@gowangroup.com of you are interested or have questions.
 
 
G TheGowanGroup llc   -   Mike Gowan, Principal
2924 Kenoyer Court,  Bellingham, WA 98229
360.927.5570 cell   -   mgowan@gowangroup.com
gowangroup.com   -   linkedin.com/in/mikegowan
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