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VP Sales & Operations, Intelligent Asset Tracking at Flex

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: San Jose, California

Job Description:

Flex is a leading sketch-to-scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries and a promise to help make the world Live Smarter™, the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets. For more information please visit our careers page at


  • Industry: Electrical / Electronic Manufacturing

  • Type: Public Company


  • Headquarters: 2 Changi South Lane, Singapore, 486123

  • Company Size: 10,001+ employees

  • Website:

Job Description

The VP of Sales & Operations is responsible for the go-to-market strategy for the Intelligent Asset Tracking business unit. They will drive awareness, develop and systematically manage a pipeline of opportunities, negotiate and close deals to hit the business unit’s targets. In addition, this key leader will be responsible for sales operations, including driving a demand forecast that maximizes opportunities and minimizes excess and obsolescence. This role will be based in San Jose, California.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration

  • Passionate customer focus

  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution

  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement

  • Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do…

  • Develop and execute the overall go-to-market plan for the Business Unit

  • Identify, prospect and develop new strategic alliances with key customers

  • Close deals that deliver the Business Unit’s sales and gross margin targets

  • Drive high levels of customer satisfaction that deliver growth, high margin and long-term repeat business

  • Work collaboratively with and through other business units where target customers overlap or there are synergies that bring greater overall value to Flex and the customer

  • Analyze and understand customer’s business strategy, future product plans, expansion activities and align the Business Unit’s product roadmap where mutually beneficial

  • Define business priorities through a broad and far vision of market and technology needs, to include initiating and managing business development activities that will strengthen, expand and drive market growth and penetration

  • Play a critical role in defining the future product roadmap and portfolio

Here is some of what you’ll need (required)…

  • Bachelor’s Degree; engineering or computer science

  • 10-15 years’ experience in product companies; IoT and asset tracking

  • Relentless focus on achieving sales and gross margin targets

  • Proven ability to understand customer needs including unspoken needs and translate them into product requirements

  • Proven ability to develop and manage internal and external relationships to results

  • Ability to manage shifting priorities and tight deadlines, while working with decentralized teams in an international environment with a sense of urgency

Here are a few examples of what you’ll get for the great work you provide…

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision

  • Life Insurance

  • Matching 401K

  • PTO

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee discounts at local retailers

Job Category

Sales - Marketing - Account Mgmt

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