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Manager, BU Bus Dev


Forest, OH, US, 45843

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Business Development

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.


  • Develops and implements an effective strategic business development plan, which may include performing market research and analysis.
  • Understands industry and customer trends and translates to solutions and business opportunities
  • Interfaces with all customers, existing or new, to develop quotes and proposals; conduct contract negotiations via phone, email, and/or in-person; and execute programs to meet contractual requirements
  • Furnishes development advice, counsel, and general staff support to all departments within the organization in relation to business development and program management
  • Monitors external and internal environment for development of new market segments.
  • Responsible for feasibility studies/business plans for new product development.
  • Develops and oversees new business development initiatives.
  • Attends industry and customer conferences, meetings, and events.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and supports mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.
  • Contributes to team effort through ability to bring energy, support, and improved processes to an experienced staff
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures, including safety requirements
  • Demonstrates sound program management leadership skills including risk management and contingency planning to ensure multiple complex projects remain on plan through a team of professionals and personal involvement
  • Builds internal (site level, across Triumph Group) and customer relationships


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, marketing, or a related field.
  • Preferred Master’s degree in engineering, business, marketing, or a related field.
  • PMP certification
  • Seven years in the industry in a business development, program management or related position.
  • 7+ years business development and/or program management experience in aerospace, government contracting, thermal management, or similar
  • Effective written and verbal communications skills at all levels of the organization
  • Technical understanding/capable of learning product line-up to converse with customers
  • Customer problem solving focus with a strong business acumen
  • Strategic thought process on multiple levels
  • Emotionally intelligent and capable of high pressure/extra effort when proposals are due, or program set-backs necessitate while maintaining professionalism and a positive outlook
  • Experience/able to operate in a multi-level matrix organization while remaining focused on site-level programs
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills
  • US Citizen or a Permanent Resident (Green Card)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Please contact us if you require assistance in applying for Triumph Group and we will provide reasonable accommodations via HRDepartment@triumphgroup.com. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here

Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay