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New Business Development Manager

Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

New Business Development Manager

This position is focused on the development of sales growth and new products within the coupling mechanical power transmission sector.  Our strategy is to grow business in attractive markets via attractive channels with existing & new products and will require this role to work collaboratively with sales, marketing, engineering and operations.  This role includes identification of key market trends, competition and customer needs while creating short & long term strategies for business growth.

Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Identify new growth opportunities and expand product market offerings.
  • Develop plans to increase market share within NA in the coupling sector.
  • Work with the Sales, Marketing, Engineering and Operations groups to achieve growth targets for sales and profitability of new and existing customer accounts.
  • Provide market expertise and support for the global sales force to ensure the growth and continued success of the product lines.
  • Gather, analyze and integrate competitive information, market place changes and provide basis for action.
  • Oversee the supply of quotes containing price and delivery to customers within the responsible product segments.
  • Engage in activities such as sales forecasting, inventory management, and communicating customer requirements.


Technical/Functional Skills: 

  • Strong analytical skills in addition to program and project management experience.
  • Good communicator with demonstrated ability to communicate across multiple levels of the organization and functional areas.
  • Proficient in MS suite programs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related filed, Master’s preferred.
  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in sales, marketing, and product development, preferred.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received nine times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.6 billion in sales in 2018 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 35 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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