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Posted on Nov 22, 2019 by MPA COMPANIES

Chattanooga, TN 37401
Immediate Start
$120k - $120k Annual


The Development Manager is responsible for creating new product business strategies to facilitate company growth of rubber products in the transit, rail and aerospace industries.


  • Identifies and helps to develop strategic relationships with partners or potential customers.
  • Works with other departments to ensure alignment of company goals, as set by senior management.
  • Evaluates appropriate information to forecast the return on future business transactions.
  • Designs and determines terms of business agreements.
  • Directs the overall sales function of the division including inside sales, outside sales, bid preparation, sales planning, customer services and business development activities.
  • Oversees market development of rubber products for specific industry applications.
  • Plans and directs all aspects of a division's marketing policies, objectives, and initiatives.
  • Researches, identifies, and evaluates changes in the market environment and adjusts the company's competitive strategies accordingly.


  • Degree in Engineering, Chemistry, or a comparable technical qualification preferred.
  • 7-10 years of experience in leading a department, division, or business unit, with business development responsibilities from development into production.
  • Significant work experience in sales and business development of rubber products, particularly extruded and molded rubber and silicon-based products- gaskets and seals.
  • Knowledge of rubber materials and production processes.
  • Extensive experience with customer account management and in building new business relationships.
  • Flexible and willingness to travel to meet potential new customers to review product criteria and give price quotes.
  • SAP, KPI, and ERP, experience desired.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal with customers, partners, and employees.
  • Effective leadership and team building skills; leads, develops, and motivates employees.

Email resume as MS Word doc attachment direct with targeted salary range or call:

Mike Aquino/Recruiter

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Reference: 800620133

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