Location: Greensboro, NC
This is a growing and profitable diversified Textile company that is innovative and doing well. They are focused on the Industrial Textile market as well as the Automotive Textile market. They offer room for advancement, full benefits and relocation assistance.
Plans, organizes and controls the laminated and specialty coated product line from conceptual stages through product life cycles to optimize profit and meet marketing, financial and corporate growth objectives by performing the following duties:
•Responsible for day-to-day business management activities for the lamination business. Coordinates and leads all multi-functional activities in support of the business including R&D/technical, sales, manufacturing, planning, customer service, and financial. A regular monthly report highlighting all activity will be required for management review
•Has primary sales responsibility for market segments in the laminated and specialty coated product line. Relationships must be developed and maintained with key personnel for both current customers and new customers. Responsible to keep an up to date list of customer contacts. Customer visits will be necessary and trip reports issued to keep management group advised of important information
•In addition to current customer requirements a specific focus will be on new market development in the coated and laminated markets
•Represents company at product meetings and delivers sales presentations, technical product presentations and company overviews and updates
•Implements strategic sales and account plans to accommodate corporate goals
•Responsible to follow products through the supply chain and create a pull through with end use customers
•Responsible for soliciting, preparing and submitting all RFQ’s
•Responsible to track important industry trends and monitor competitive activity. This will include a regular analysis of the current market position of each competitor and key products offered by each
•Responsible to identify and initiate appropriate product development efforts at customer base in order to secure and grow business. Coordination with product development will be expected
•Responsible to coordinate all production planning and scheduling activities at the plant to ensure continuity of product, timely deliveries and proper inventory controls. Assist in capacity planning and new machine requirements planning as new markets are developed
•Responsible to work with raw material suppliers and purchasing and to assist in qualifying new lower cost raw materials
•To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
•The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required
•Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Education and/or Experience:
•The preferred candidate would have a minimum of 4-7 years’ experience in the coating and lamination markets
•It would also be beneficial for the candidate to have experience in sales or new market development
All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.
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