Siemens Industrial Controls Automotive Business Developer in Greenville, South Carolina

Industrial Controls Automotive Business Developer

Locations:Greenville, South Carolina

Job Family: Marketing


English (US)

Job Description

Division: Digital Factory

Business Unit: Control Products

Requisition Number: 211369

Primary Location: United States-South Carolina-Greenville

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 50%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.

The Siemens Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly integrated hardware, software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products.

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Job Description:

Industrial Controls Automotive Business Developer

Control Products Business Unit

Position Overview

The Control Products (CP) business unit plays a vital role in the overall performance and sustainability of Siemens Digital Factory (DF) business in the U.S. We offer an extensive array of control products based on leading edge technology and innovation, which offer infrastructure around our automation and drives portfolio, and is foundational to our Totally Integrated Automation offering. To grow within the 1 billion dollar plus U.S industrial controls market requires focus in specific industries, and tight collaboration with our other business units, sales, channel, partners, and key customers and prospects. Leading this effort in the business unit is our national vertical industries business development team.

The Control Products (CP) business unit of Siemens is seeking an individual to join our team in the southeast as an Automotive Business Developer(BD). As the BD, you would be responsible for managing our CP business within the Automotive and Tire industries. This would include working with our Automotive vertical, OEM, and Area sales teams, leading business planning and strategy development, assuming an active role in capture team activities at our target accounts, and being the trusted advisor for our business unit, sales, channel, and customers for topics related to our products within your industry focus.

Although the role will require a technical competency, the focus of the BD would be commercial, and strategic in nature. Through collaboration with headquarters, and domestic product management, marketing promotions, and our technical team will provide you with additional support to maximize your success potential.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a strong team providing the best end to end industrial controls solutions in the market. Siemens is leading the charge providing innovative solutions to bolster the manufacturing renaissance in the U.S.A.


  • Sets the vision and strategy of how we execute within respective industry assigned, monitoring and reporting on activities

  • Responsible for planning, developing, and implementing coordinated market strategies in alignment with the long range business plans of the business unit.

  • Development and implementation of marketing strategies and programs to achieve sales, profit and market share goals

  • In order to convince potential customers to use Siemens control products, the ideal candidate for this position will possess specific knowledge of industrial controls, industry applications, and business development capabilities

  • Field based awareness and training for customers, partners, and channel as well as sales colleagues

  • Active participation and leadership in Account Business Planning sessions, including assignments on capture teams, and follow-up activities to drive sales growth at target accounts

  • Supports collaboration effort with headquarter based Verticals & Key Accounts team

  • Participate in mandatory reporting and planning sessions

  • Up to 50% domestic travel required with possible international travel

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • 5 years of experience and expertise with Controls, and Circuit Protection: IEC and NEMA controls, Circuit Breakers, ect

  • Technical writing experience, and presentation development using Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint

  • Dynamic and compelling presentation deliver skills

  • Proven promotional and consulting role experience

  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills

  • Creativity and problem solving skill set

  • Self-starter with aggressive energy to accomplish assigned tasks on time

  • Bachelor Degree inElectrical Engineeringor equivalent experience in related discipline

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • 5 years of experience and expertise with MCCs, Controls, and Circuit Protection: IEC and NEMA controls, Circuit Breakers, ect

  • Bachelor Degree inElectrical Engineering

  • Experience in Automotive and Tire markets, and applications

  • Knowledge of general business functions, including: marketing, manufacturing, finance, product development, engineering and global business issues

  • Must possess demonstrated ability to work across functions to drive value into market; must have demonstrated ability to drive cooperation across other businesses to harmonize efforts with other product businesses

  • Ensure overall market effectiveness by influencing the portfolio, product placement and position in the market.

  • Familiarity with technological trends, market requirements, customer requirements and needs. Ability to recognize and anticipate market and segment trends

  • Possess comprehensive understanding of, and experience in directing strategic pricing decisions based on a balance of market needs, and BU financial goals and impact

  • Previous experience with Siemens Control Products a plus

  • Experience working with customers on quotes, proposals and solutions development

  • Ability to travel up to 50% domestic and occasional international


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