Sales Director - Aerospace and Defense

Date: 17/01/2024

Location: California, CA, USA, 95131

Company: Tower Semiconductor Ltd.

About Tower Semiconductor

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Looking for a career path in the high tech manufacturing industry? Become part of a team focused on delivering the most exciting semiconductor technology to the world! If you enjoy working with others in a fast-paced environment and are looking for an opportunity to grow your career in the high-tech industry then Tower Semiconductor is the place to be!

Tower Semiconductor is a global specialty foundry leader! We specialize in manufacturing analog integrated circuits for more than 300 customers worldwide in growing markets such as automotive, medical, industrial, consumer and aerospace and defense, among others.

Job Description

This position can be based in San Jose, Ca or Newport Beach, Ca.

The Account Executive is a “one stop shop” for all activities between the company and customer with the overall objective of growing company revenue and margin supported by a well-defined, well-functioning matrixed structure within Tower

  • The absolute owner of Tower corporate / customer relationship. The voice of the customer to Tower, the voice of Tower to the customer.
  • Ensures roadmap alignment and execution between Business Units (R&D) and the customer driving mutual value over time.
  • Oversees the operational execution through knowledge and real time close alignment and oversight of account manager and customer logistics support
  • Owns the customer report card scores proactive to drive and ensure “quality” in all aspects of customer support (logistics, operations, technology). Maps out customer relationships with activities to drive all levels of relationship toward mutual success
  • Co-owns the pricing roadmap in alignment with the internal business units
  • Ensures customer and Tower meet respective contractual obligations, flags important contractual terms/due dates, manages any “breaches” or contractual conflicts 
  • Has clear understanding of TAM / SAM / SOM at the specific customer, with continued initiatives to grow the SOM at target margins
  • Achieve quarterly and annual revenue targets


This job is for you if


  • Find, materialize, and maximize growth opportunities with potential/ existing customers
  • Lead the account team (the matrixed resources within the company including Account Manager, customer logistics, planning, at times fab integration engineer, etc.)
  • Understand market trends in the semiconductor industry
  • Offer knowledge of potential and existing customers within his/her geographic scope
  • Align with Business Units on applicable customer value propositions, at times driving additional Business Unit (R&D) activities.
  • Define clear sales strategy in alignment with the Business Units and drive activities according to corporate AOP and quarterly annual targets, and proactively ensuring activities are progressing to achieve these targets
  • Ensure all new initiatives to grow SAM regionally or at specific customer has been reviewed at appropriate NPI forum, with appropriate resource allocation in order to be successful
  • Follow closely and manage with the Business Unit and corporate planning his/her customer wafer volumes and required capacity, ASP’s, and NRE’s



Job Requirements


  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in engineering, Business, or related field
  • Minimum 10 years experience in sales or key account management role within the semiconductor industry or similar field with semiconductor foundry sales experience desired
  • Strong analytical skills are a must, to interpret data and draw conclusions.  
  • Technical understanding in the field of semiconductor devices and manufacturing strongly preferred.
  • Highly developed negotiation skills  
  • Good interpersonal skills to interact with a diverse audience is critical to the success of this position
  • Must be an excellent communicator who is organized, detail-oriented, resourceful, and creative
  • Domestic and international travel required



$180,000 - $230,000

United States Perks

Perks And Benefits

Industry leading healthcare.

Community outreach programs

Savings and Investments

Educational resources

Opportunities to network and connect

Recruiting incentive program

Employee recognition programs

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