Job Title:  Sr. Manager, Business Development


Wilmington, MA, US, 01887

Business Unit:  Sensors & Fluid Management
Posting Date:  Feb 12, 2024
Job Description: 

AMETEK SFMS is seeking a Sr. Manager Business Development to formulate and lead all new business development, proposal and contacting activities across multiple market segments for the business unit.  This position requires an experienced, results-oriented business development professional.  The individual will formulate and lead the effort to identify, qualify, and execute business growth strategies expanding our current market or product reach within the aerospace & defense, industrial, energy, marketplaces while also aligning with SFMS revenue and profit growth strategies and working closely with key internal functions and the A&D division salesforce.   This person will oversee the proposal and product management activities, partnering relationships, will work with global field sales team to develop, build and bring to closure a pursuit pipeline aligned to a well-formulated growth plan.  



  • Leverage excellent business development experience and relationships with US Tier 1 and Tier 2 OEM’s and operate strategically with procurement, engineering, sales, senior executives, and other customer functions to identify, align and formulate plans for future growth (2-5 years)
  • Develop new market / product/ program targets through analysis of end user and customer requirements, budgets, market trends and long-term procurement plans, and outreach with customers, industry leaders and decision makers.
  • Qualify fit of SFMS products (current and future) through understanding of end-user and customer requirements, funding profiles, and program / platform schedule milestones. Develop a long-term forecast for these markets / programs that align to our new product / technology roadmaps.
  • Develop market objectives, value propositions, discriminators, and differentiators; assist in identifying potential teaming partners and technology requirements.
  • Oversee bid / no-bid decisions and develop pursuit plans, value propositions and commercial offers to nurture leads through the opportunity pipeline. Negotiate new wins in collaboration with the A&D sales team, aligned to contract guidelines and business unit margin/ strategy objectives.
  • Oversee the development and submission of winning proposals; track RSM activities, on-time deliveries and win/loss rate by leveraging
  • Lead and facilitate the development, delivery, and presentation of whitepapers and drive technical and acquisition client call plans and other outreach efforts to qualify and inform opportunity pursuit decisions.
  • Work as an integrated team member across the business unit and division leadership team in a highly collaborative and team-centric culture.



  • BA/BS required with Engineering Degree preferred



  • 5+ years of experience in a business development role focused on high-technology aerospace and defense components.
  • Experience with Salesforce CRM application.
  • Experience with the entire business development cycle through contracting
  • Formal Capture Management training
  • Willingness to travel approximately 25% of the time.


  • Requires a hands-on individual with the ability to see the big picture
  • Confident and effective in dealing with different levels of management up to executive leaders.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and able to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Unquestioned integrity and personal values
  • Outstanding verbal, written, and presentation communication skills with ability to effectively communicate appropriate messaging to all levels (internally and externally), including corporate, government, and customer executive teams;


Salary Minimum:  Market
Salary Maximum:  Market
Incentive:  Yes

Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting.  The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales of over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

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