bb7 is a team of product development professionals who innovate and develop exciting new products for global customers spanning seven continents and in multiple markets. We are looking for an outstanding and experienced Commercial Lead with extensive knowledge in the design, development and launch of consumer products. The ideal candidate thrives in an environment of innovation and has a passion for developing high quality products and processes. In this role you will work directly with the business unit director to identify new clients and generate new and sustainable business based on the business unit strategy and the overall company strategy.

Responsibilities

  • Establish and meet annual revenue goal for the Consumer Group
  • Identify target clients and opportunities based on strategic objectives
  • Develop multi-level relationships with key clients including nurturing direct relationships with key members of the bb7 team
  • Analyze sales, marketing, finance and other reports to gain insights into how to improve performance and maximize growth with target clients
  • Own the knowledge of target markets, including industry, company, project, company contacts and which market strategies can be used to expand our presence in these markets
  • Work with the Consumer team to develop project objectives and budgets to ensure positive acceptance by the client
  • Determine project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards; completing technical studies; preparing cost estimates
  • Follow the latest industry developments and stay up-to-date on corporate competitors
  • Effectively communicate bb7’s proposals to clients via in-person meetings, phone, and email
  • Build effective working relationships throughout the organization

Qualifications

  • 8+ years of technical service sales experience with a focus on the consumer products market
  • Solid mix of commercial and leadership skills as well as ability to communicate easily at both the technical and non-technical level
  • Proven record of success selling innovative solutions with highly complex technical requirements
  • Demonstration of experience with relationship selling to high-level executives and entrepreneurs
  • Excellent written communication skills; strong verbal and presentation skills
  • Must thrive in a self-directed and fast-paced environment; proactive in anticipation of business needs
  • Consumer products market knowledge
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and CRM tools
  • Understand client needs/requirements, formulate problem statement, and work with the technical team to write proposals
  • Ability to travel (domestic and international) 25-40% of the time
  • Willingness to work flexible hours to troubleshoot problems

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Industrial, or Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution strongly preferred
  • Prior experience working within product development consulting
  • Solid business, financial, and project management skills coupled with strategic planning experience
  • Knowledge of a broad range of manufacturing processes
  • High volume manufacturing experience
  • Consumer electronics design and launch experience

bb7 provides a competitive salary, benefits package, and 401(k) options. We offer a culture that values its talented staff members and rewards creativity. We understand that the quality of our staff’s lives is reflected in the quality of their work.

Submit Resumebb7 and its Clients are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. We participate in E-Verify.