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Commercial Vice President, Propulsion Systems

Beehive Industries
Cincinnati, OH
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

At Beehive Industries, we believe there is a better way to meet our clients' needs. Through Additive Manufacturing, Beehive Industries helps clients achieve more than what has ever been thought possible. We are seeking a Commercial Vice President, Propulsion Systems that will provide commercial leadership for our propulsion systems business which focuses on aerospace and defense application. This role will be located at our West Chester, Ohio facility.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and secure government and industry technology development programs that align with our product plans.
  • Identify potential applications for our propulsion products and lead our commercial campaigns for these applications. This includes proposal generation, business case modeling, and negotiation.
  • Set product requirements, schedule and cost targets aligned with customer and business needs.
  • Partner with engineering to make integrated program and technical decisions to optimize for customer needs, business objectives, and safety.
  • Create business cases for each product and update as market or product attributes evolve.
  • Provide updates to company board and leadership on progress, risks, and mitigation plans.
  • Develop and maintain a multi-generational product plan aligned with market trends, advances in technology, and company capabilities.
  • Create and execute a marketing plan for the propulsion systems business including press, web and social platforms, trade shows, and industry engagement.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business or related field from an accredited university or college
  • At least 7 years of experience in propulsion sales, marketing, or product management, relevant US Military veteran service also considered.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with government customers and executing government contracts
  • Understanding of U.S. military organizations, strategy, and processes
  • Strong program leadership, influence, and communication skills
  • Strategic thinker who can combine market needs and business capabilities to focus on areas where we can deliver the most value
  • Able to navigate ambiguity, identify and fill gaps, and deliver. Follows through on commitments.
  • Able to thrive in cross-functional teams with government customers and weapon system and vehicle manufacturers.

If this sounds like you, please apply with your resume. This could be the opportunity you are looking for to expand your skills, contribute to a winning company, and work with talented people who love what they do and take pride in our company.

 Beehive Industries offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes group Medical, Dental, Life, and Short and Long-Term disability coverages.  We also offer a generous 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a Company match.

This position may require access to information protected under U.S. export control laws and regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Please note that any offer for employment may be conditioned on authorization to receive software, technology or information controlled under these U.S. export control laws and regulations without sponsorship for an export license. In order to ensure compliance, Beehive Industries must determine U.S. citizenship or U.S. visa/immigration status of all prospective applicants for this position. Any citizenship information provided will be reviewed solely for export control compliance purposes.

Only applicants eligible to receive export-controlled items, software, technology, and information will be considered for this position. Citizenship information will be handled in accordance with Beehive Industries policies prohibiting discrimination based upon classifications protected by federal, state, or local law. Beehive Industries is committed to full compliance with applicable anti-discrimination laws. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We strive to create an inclusive work environment and will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Beehive Industries


Cincinnati, OH



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