Business Developer - Machine Tools

Job Description

Siemens Business Developer - Machine Tools

Position Overview:

Siemens MTS (Machine Tool) plays a key role in the growth of Siemens Motion Control products by offering solutions for End users and machine builders. This is an exciting time for the business with expected continued growth over the next several years.  The Siemens SINUMERIK product line is the market leader in Machine Tool CNC motion control technology and its performance and design is unmatched in the industry.

This position offers the opportunity to interface with end customers, solution partners, account managers and other colleagues nationally and globally. It offers a challenging position with many opportunities for career development and diversification, and it offers a truly collaborative and pleasurable work environment.  You will have the flexibility to engage the customers on Siemens behalf and provide consultation as the industry expert for Machine Tool applications.  

We are looking for team-oriented person with strong entrepreneurial spirit and desire to contribute to crafting the direction of a thriving and growing organization. With the proper talent and drive, Siemens can launch new careers and deliver on aspirations.

We offer flexible working hours and competitive benefits.


Develop, Implement and Manage strategic initiatives for growth of Siemens share in new or existing markets, in collaboration with Siemens headquarters, the US sales team and other US based departments necessary for a successful implementation,

Prepare periodic reports to summarize strategic initiative measurers and results for Management

Manage investment budgets in collaboration with Management and finance department

Assist with strategic sales direction/activities of MTS, - Provide suggestions on strategy & activities based on market knowledge,

Pre-qualify opportunities for new business, identify suitable growths accounts with chance of success, and assist Siemens Account Managers with initial account penetration / -development

Create and maintain business specific lead-generation campaigns, ideally with tools like LinkedIn Sales Navigator and use of social media profile-based AI systems; results communication and implementation through SalesForce CRM

Support efforts related to exhibition at tradeshows, Participate in appropriate conferences. Create presentations and demo’s for market impact 

Analyze key competitors’ position in the market, Research key competitors’ products, Communicate key information regarding competition to appropriate teams within Siemens, Market share analysis by competitor, Competitor SWOT analysis

Prepare suitable marketing material to help Account Managers deliver the value proposition for Sinumerik products and services

Apply operational excellence in collaboration with other teams in the organization.

Coordinates his/her activities self-sufficiently within the organization

Execution: Focuses on execution by leveraging networking and by fostering collaboration with external and internal stake holders

Required Knowledge/Skills, and Experience:

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

Must possess demonstrated ability to work across functions to drive value into market; must have demonstrated ability to drive cooperation and integration with account managers to ensure product roadmaps are aligned with overall market needs and future growth opportunities

At least Five years of experience in the Machine Tool industry and a solid understanding of typical machining processes, motion control, CNC controls and CNC software (preferred with experience in commissioning, programming and operation)

Ensure overall alignment with market needs by influencing the Sinumerik product portfolio, product placement and position in the market by interfacing with product management

Able to combine Siemens Sinumerik hardware and software portfolio elements to create specific configurations tailored towards new market segment

Ability to recognize, anticipate and understand technological trends, market requirements, customer requirements and customer needs in the US, also considering global market impact;

Show a documented entrepreneurial spirit to drive innovation and market differentiation

Possess comprehensive understanding of, and experience in directing strategic pricing decisions based on a balance of market needs, competitiveness, cost position, factory loading considerations and Siemens financial goals and impact

Business development and/or sales experience within the Machine Tool industry with strong industry networking and knowledge

Experience working with customers on quotes, proposals and solutions development

Demonstrated experience working in a collaborative team environment

Ability to travel up to 30%-40% mostly domestic and in rare instances international

Preferred Siemens office location in Elk Grove Village, IL or Troy, MI

Other skills:

Strives for operational excellence. Demonstrates and applies comprehensive knowledge in specialized fields to successfully complete complex assignments. Demonstrates advanced knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures in particular areas of specialization. Demonstrates significant knowledge of organization's business practices and issues faced and contributes to problem resolution of those issues. Typically 5+ years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable.


BS/BA in related discipline, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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