Business Development Manager (m/w/d) - Automotive



… is focused on material science and nanotechnology and is market leader in the development and production of LCG® (Light Control Glass) products. As the only company in the world that is currently working with both SPD and Liquid Crystal Technology, it brings this technology to daily life. Each window, from cars to buildings, can potentially be redefined. 

To support the growth and expansion of the automotive business we are looking for a Business Development Manager (m/w/d) who will lead projects with Top Automotive OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers from product development to serial production. The position is located south of Stuttgart and reports to the Director of Automotive Business Development. 


  • Lead high interest technology projects from product development to serial production with Top Automotive OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers and align and collaborate closely with all internal and external stakeholders on technical feasibility, quality and target cost
  • Build realistic project-plans and –budgets and ensure that all milestones and objectives are met
  • Support the implementation and continuous improvement of effective project management processes, project governance and project controlling
  • You are the go to person for all technical, quality and budget questions regarding your projects
  • International travel will be required  
  • Ideally 2 years working experience with an Automotive Tier 1 supplier or OEM in either technical sales, project management, engineering or design department
  • You are graduated in electric or automotive engineering or own a similar technical degree
  • Your financial acumen and an affinity to numbers help you to manage your projects to the project budgets that you developed together with the relevant stakeholders
  • You are reacting fast, flexible and effective to unforeseen situations, can stand ambiguity and are resilient to stress
  • Your excellent communication skills in German and English language allow you to coordinate and align internal departments (e.g. Engineering, Quality and Production) and external partners (e.g. suppliers, integrators) with the end customers (OEMs, Tier 1) to meet the objectives 
  • A unique opportunity to progress your career in the automotive industry and manage high interest technology projects with Top OEMs in an entrepreneurial start-up culture
  • You are contributing in a meaningful way to a success story and will make a difference
  • You will enjoy working with a diverse, energetic, open minded and global community
  • Permanent contract with attractive salary package, management incentive program and other benefits 

In case this position draws your attention, please e-mail your resume to Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein! or upload it at For any questions regarding this position, please feel to call Markus Roderer (m: +49176 382 84 482).


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