Develop and monitor sales plans and activities with Customer development teams for every OEM globally Deputize for the PPD in all aspects of the role; participate as a member of the cross-functional teams supporting the product portfolio.
Drive business development of internal and externally developed ideas, products, and technologies in the field of digitization; facilitate key idea-generation activities with sponsored business units (i.e. workshops).
Lead and direct full-cycle recruiting processes for hourly, professional and managerial-level positions across technical and non-technical business areas - this process includes domestic and international sourcing.
Develop and implement sales and service support strategies at Key and At Risk accounts, maintaining customer satisfaction and profitable market share; assure reliability, accuracy, and currency of data in the warranty system database.
Manage the whole purchasing process for new products or localization of existing products through supplier search, request for quotations, commercial negotiations, contractual agreements including warranty and consignment agreements, prototype orders, and purchase orders and/or scheduling agreements.
Achievement of cross-functional input and buy-in on supply chain strategies through proactive communication; assessment of process know-how of new and existing suppliers within the scope of Supplier Readiness Process through feasibility studies.
Track and report monthly spending and prepare variance analysis to annual plan and forecast (including detailed analysis of engineering spending) and other standard reporting to Business Unit and Divisional Management.
Lead product line business acquisition activities from technical perspective, including quotation technical presentation materials; develop key relationships with internal and customer engineering leaders.
Identifies and tests interfaces to internal components (e.g. HW, SW, Mechanics, etc); cooperate with application software department and electrical hardware department to develop and test systems requirements and tools.