A fast paced sales and market development role that provides a bridge between customers, and the production floor. Understands customer performance and cost requirements, analyzes current product margin & cost, recommends improvements and prepares accurate new product cost estimates. Supports new product application development understands production methods, and coordinates improvement programs with Production Engineering. Participates on cost reduction teams with analytical support of current margins, costs, methods and analytical support for the Business Development team. Analyzes metrics to gage performance of growth and profitability.