Director Business Development - Boeing Programs

Hexcel Corporation   •  

Kent, WA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


11 - 15 years

Posted 41 days ago

With our strong investment in research and development and our culture of continuous improvement, Hexcel is the industry leader in the manufacturing of composite materials and industrial fabrics. We invite you to join the Hexcel team at various manufacturing sites, sales offices and R&T centers around the globe. Become a part of the "strength within."

Hexcel is currently seeking a Director Business Development – Boeing Programs for our Kent, WA, USA location.

The selected individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following obligations:

  • Position Hexcel materials and engineered products to maximize content on current and future aircraft
  • Maintain strong customer relationships and communication – intimate knowledge of key programs, timing, applications, technologies, decision-makers
  • Competitor analysis and determine strategic Hexcel positioning/opportunity
  • Supervise direct report (comp, performance planning and reviews)
  • Work closely and effectively with all related team players – R/T, Operations, Sales/Marketing
  • Manage client relationship map – matching of key client/Hexcel executives and coordination of interfaces
  • Submit timely and comprehensive reports and recommendations


  • BS degree in engineering, materials science or related discipline (MBA is a preferred); 10+ years of aerospace market experience required
  • Minimum of 10 years of Direct Sales or related experience
  • Sound understanding of composite materials preferred
  • Sales leadership experience
  • Established relationships with senior client Supplier Management and Engineering executives preferred
  • Strong communications, interpersonal, planning, organizational, negotiation, business acumen, and decision-making skills
  • Must also possess good financial, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • A track record of proven results and solid career progression
  • Ability to of grow/advance with the business
  • Ability to travel 15%-30% of the time