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Director Global Business Development

Director Global Business Development


Do you want to be part of an exciting journey developing the global Product Area Customization Technologies at Höganäs, then we have the position for you!  

About the position

In your position as a Director Global Business Development for Customization Technologies you are responsible for developing, implementing and turning business based on our strategic road map. You will secure the implementation and tracking of the key initiatives within the business plan, to ensure long-term, sustainable business relations with customers and manufacturers in key industries.

 This successful new colleague will drive, lead and be responsible for delivering projects and meet key objectives related to our customer's additional value-add offerings and services, as part of the overarching growth strategy.

In this role you will support the Product Area President to manage the M&A pipeline and provide analysis and investigation of target companies. The Director Global Business Development will report to the President of the Product Area Customization Technologies, and will work close together with internal stakeholders implementing business objectives in targeted industrial sectors.

Other main responsibilities will be:

  • Turning the strategic direction into business plan content, including growth plans, objectives, priorities and profitability.
  • Driving projects which supports the overall growth strategy.
  • Building relationships and analysing potential viability of key accounts & OEMs.
  • Unearthing merger & acquisition opportunities that supports the growth strategy and business plans.
  • Delivering updated market reporting and achievements in alignment with the strategic agenda, business planning and key objectives.
  • Driving market analysis, accounting for variables that influence volume demands and business partnerships.
  • Supporting in creating of strategic objectives and goals to penetrate target markets.

This position is located in Europe. Preferred countries for location are Sweden or Germany, but other possibilities can be up for discussion depending on the candidate's location. Home office might be an option. 

Your profile

We are looking for you that have a global network within the Additive Manufacturing community and OEM´s, as well as experience within targeted industrial segments. You have a relevant university degree in engineering, business administration or related field, and at least 5 years of relevant experience from the market using AM–processes.

The successful candidate has competence in networking and understanding business requirements of senior decision makers. You are ambitious and both team- and result-oriented. We expect you to have exceptional communication and leadership skills, as well as excellent time-management and presentation skills. 

Working at Höganäs

We aim to offer a great and meaningful place to work where you can fulfil your potential and ambitions. We have a clear management philosophy, and just like us you believe that through collaboration and openness we develop as individuals and as a company. We see all employees, regardless of position, as leaders when we approach the challenges that the world - and we - face. In close cooperation with our stakeholders, we steer towards our vision of a sustainable society – and inspire industry to make more with less.

More about Höganäs

Höganäs is the world leader in the iron and metal powders market, with an annual capacity of 500,000 tons. Together with our customers, we develop tomorrow’s solutions for the automotive industry, surface and joining technologies, additive manufacturing and water treatment, which contribute to a more sustainable society. Höganäs was founded in 1797 and today we employ 2,300 committed people in 16 countries in Americas, Europe and Asia. Our turnover in 2021 was €1 billon. Our owners are Lindéngruppen and FAM.


Welcome with you application. Last day of application is August 31, 2022.

Contact person
Kennet Almkvist
President Customization Technologies


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