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Plexus Corp.

Business Development Director

Plexus Corp. - Neenah, WI

Plexus is a global company that values your growth and development, and knows that a successful company is built on great leaders at all levels. Plexus is a highly respected leader in the EMS industry, specializing in the mid to low volume, higher complexity market.

We are looking for a highly talented individual to lead business development opportunities within our Communications market sector. The ideal candidate will have the expertise and drive to develop markets, find customers and win accounts that meet Plexus’ objectives and “Customer of Choice” criteria. Our Business Development Directors work with potential customers to understand their needs and translate them into solutions which Plexus can deliver across our entire Product Realization Value Chain.

A Business Development Director will:

Find customers and establish relationships with them, understand customer needs, and develop and present a Plexus solution that creates mutual benefit for the customer and Plexus.

Lead a cross-functional team that includes value engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, cost analysis, financial and legal experts to develop solution proposals for customers.

Act as a Subject Matter Expert in an assigned sector to develop deep consultative credibility in the eyes of our target accounts.

Provide to senior Plexus leadership reports on high-level opportunities.

Leverage market sector knowledge and research to work with key Plexus leaders, including the Senior Director for Business Development and the Market Sector Vice President, to create and sustain an overall sector marketing strategy.

Advocate for capability requirements necessary to meet the evolving needs of customers

Represent Plexus at conferences and associations that shape, inform, and report on the market sector.

Frequent travel may be required to meet the needs of the business (estimated 50%).

The successful candidate’s experience, skills and abilities will include:

Demonstrated success in executive-level selling and marketing.

Understanding of the Communications market sector (desired) and the EMS industry (required).

Knowledge of business finance and experience developing cost models.

The ability to influence and lead without formal authority.

The ability to proactively solve problems and the ability to make timely and effective decisions to reactively solve problems, when required.

A proven ability to influence others, including relationship building, conflict resolution and negotiation skills, as well as overall leadership competencies.

Self-motivated with the ability to follow through on assignments with little to no supervision.


A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related field is required for this position; a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or technical field such as Engineering is preferred.

Experience of 8 years is required for this position, assuming education requirements are met. Equivalent industry experience of 2 or more years is required.

Experience in an electronics or engineering design environment required.


All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and upon completion of a confidentiality agreement.

Our Values and How We Lead behaviors guide our processes. Plexus does not make employment decisions based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourage all to apply today!

Globally, our policy is to recruit people from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants for these positions may need to be U.S. Persons, which is generally defined as a U.S. citizen, permanent resident (green card holder), or individual granted political asylum.


Working At Plexus

Empowering People, Innovating Solutions, Achieving Excellence

Plexus is a global company that values your growth and development and knows that our success is the direct result of our empowered, hard-working and dedicated people. At Plexus you can push the boundaries of innovation and discover your highest potential. Whether you’re an experienced professional or skilled manufacturer looking to expand and enhance your career, a recent graduate ready to make an impact or a student eager to gain hands on internship experience, you can make a difference with us.

At Plexus we provide opportunities for growth and development at every level and encourage all employees to be leaders. The foundation of our culture is built around Our Values and How We Lead behaviors exemplified by our Plexus People: Customer Focus, Relationships & Teamwork, Integrity, Open Communication, Excellence, Prioritize Our People, Solve Problems, Be Courageous, Be Strategic, and Innovate.

Our global operations allow us to attract people with broad and diverse backgrounds from all over the world. Discover why more than 12,500 dedicated individuals choose Plexus as the workplace of choice to grow their careers. Apply today!

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Plexus Corp.


Business Development Director Plexus Corp. - Neenah, WI, United States


Location: Neenah, WI

Company Profile:
Plexus uses a unique Product Realization service model to transform your concepts into branded products and deliver them to your target markets. We tailor innovative solutions that integrate product conceptualization, design, commercialization, manufacturing, fulfillment and sustaining services. Whether you operate in the Americas, Europe, the Asia Pacific region or worldwide, Plexus can deliver turnkey solutions to make your project a success.