Business Development Engineer - Aerospace, Space, Defence

  • Type Permanent
  • Location Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
  • Sectors Space

We are currently looking to recruit a Business Development Engineer for our client who is a world leader Specialising in Precision Mechanical Engineering mainly for the Aerospace, Space, Defence & Medical Industries.

As Business Development Engineer you will work closely with their existing client base whilst also looking into other areas you can focus. You will be visiting clients on site looking for opportunities to develop business through highly technical precision engineering solutions. This will be done by looking at their current manufacturing process, needs and or parts used then advising on solutions you can provide based on company capabilities.

This role will require you to travel nationally and internationally as and when required. You will be responsible for directing and managing the strategy and focus of a technical team of up to 8 staff with multiple disciplines with the aim of building a long term relationship and essentially quoting, bidding and winning new business.

Moving forward you will be one of the main customer facing representatives of the business and as such will carry the brand during every meeting. You must be a highly technically orientated individual who can communicate well at all levels both technically and non-technically. A good level of commercial industry knowledge and a high level technical ability that allows you to read, understand and offer improvements on technical drawings and solutions is essential.

Required Education & Experience;

  • Mechanical Engineering background in the Aerospace, Space, Defence & Medical Industries
  • Commercial knowledge in the Industry
  • 1st class degree or PhD in Engineering or Physics
  • Ability and willingness to travel as the role requires
  • Strong long term relationship building skills
  • Man-management experience

This position provides a highly competitive salary that will be dependent upon experience and the opportunity of further progression.

If you're interested in this role please reply with a copy of your most recent CV attached.

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