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Sr. Director, Sales & Marketing

Requisition ID:  117782
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Akron Group (3005)

Akron, OH, United States, 44305

Meggitt is now part of Parker Aerospace, bringing together industry-leading experience and innovation and a more powerful product and service offering for the aerospace and defense industries. Collectively we bring to market a wider range of breakthrough airframe and engine technologies that solve greater customer challenges. We will continue to play a leading role in enabling the next generation of sustainable aviation and accelerate our work supporting aftermarket customers.


Job Designation

The Sr. Director of Sales & Marketing is responsible for the development and execution of strategic marketing plans to support the division's business plan. Provides direction and recommendations based on factual data relating to products, advertising, markets, pricing, strategic planning, acquisitions, etc. Will have broad responsibility and leadership for all division marketing, sales, customer service and application engineering functions.

Job Core Responsibilities

•    Meets division’s profitable growth goals.
•    Acts as liaison between the division and the field.
•    Establishes realistic goals to capture market share in targeted markets.
•    Establishes time line and goals for achieving the Marketing Plan.
•    Identifies technology, growth trends, global competitive factors and forecasts in market segments. Identifies and develops new products and opportunities for existing products to meet targeted growth plans in conjunction with engineering and operations.
•    Coordinates development and implementation of product commercialization, including promotional programs, training programs for field and inside sales and distribution networks.
•    Creates marketing programs and evaluates market reactions to advertising programs, merchandising policy, and product packaging and formulation to ensure the timely adjustment of marketing strategy and plans to meet changing market and competitive conditions.
•    Communicates with customers and develops strategies and programs to satisfy both internal and customer requirements.
•    Recommends changes in basic structure and organization of marketing group to ensure the effective fulfillment of objectives assigned to it and provide the flexibility to move swiftly in relation to marketing opportunities.
•    Manages, trains, and develops team members and evaluates work performance. Applies performance management and leadership techniques to assure positive employee relations.
•    Responsible for managing department budgets to ensure that objectives are achieved.

Job Specifications

Education:  Bachelor degree in Business or Engineering required; MBA preferred
Years’ Experience: · 7-10 years of experience in sales, marketing, or technical field requiring frequent customer interaction; 3-5 years of the above experience in supervision of professional sales people.
•    Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and written/verbal communication skills. Strong leadership and team building skills
•    PC literate (MS Office and Lotus Notes preferred)
•    Domestic and foreign travel as needed


This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Parker Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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