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Business Line Manager, Defense

Location: Poway, CA / Fremont, CA, アメリカ合衆国

The Defense Business Line Manager has primary responsibility and ownership of the performance of the BL. This includes tracking/achieving financial targets such as BL revenue, Gross Margin, bookings, backlog and costs. The BL Manager has responsibility for the global Business Development and Technical Specialist functions for the BL which are key to successfully winning and executing Global Defense programs.

Your duties

• Management of Defense Business Line globally – both financial and technical responsibilities • Ownership of Business Development & Technical Specialist functions within Defense BL • Supervise global teams within the BL to support these critical functions • Facilitate teamwork with Engineering, Program Management, Operations, Repair Center • Revenue & cost forecasting/execution to Business Line targets • Reporting regular status of key BL metrics with escalation to red flag issues as necessary

Skills required

Ideally, you will have: • BS or MS in applicable technical area such as EE, Computer Science, Aeronautical Engineering • Understanding of Security, Anti-Tamper and Information Assurance Technologies is Required • 10-20 years experience in Defense or related industry • Minimum 5 years experience in management of technical & business functions in Defense • Ability to work with global teams in NA, EMEA & APAC and to travel to support the business

Our offer

We invite you to explore Kontron for your new career. Visit for more details. To apply, email your resume directly to, referencing job code BLM. Please include your current salary and your salary expectations. If you need any assistance in applying for a position with Kontron America, please email or call Human Resources at (858) 677-0877 and direct assistance will be provided. Kontron is listed on the German TecDAX stock exchange under the symbol “KBC”. Kontron America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage Minorities, Females, Disabled and Veterans to apply.

Interested? Then apply right now.


Kontron America Human Resources
HR Contact for USA
Erin McCaffrey
14118 Stowe Dr.
Poway, CA 92064

Tel: 858-677-0877

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