Director, Corporate Development

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina US


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Job Number: 22486

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Job Description

EnPro Industries ( ) is a leading provider of engineered industrial products for the processing and general manufacturing industries worldwide. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, the company operates in three segments: Sealing Products, Engineered Products, and Engine Products and Services. Divisions in the EnPro family include well-known names such as Garlock Sealing Technologies, Stemco, GGB Bearing Technology, and Fairbanks Morse Engine.

End-users of EnPro's products include chemical and petrochemical companies, petroleum refiners, pulp and paper companies, food and pharmaceutical companies, truck and trailer manufacturers, freight lines and shipping companies, semiconductor manufacturers, the U.S. Navy, utilities, and municipalities.

The company's values of Excellence, Respect and Safety have been keys to EnPro's success and its focus on a Dual Bottom Line has contributed to the company attracting and retaining talent. EnPro is a $1.5B+ public company and is listed on the NYSE ( NPO ). Additional information is available on the company's website: .


Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Strategy, Corporate Development & Investor Relations, the Director, Corporate Development will work closely with the division presidents, their staffs, and EnPro's senior management team to facilitate the company's internal and external growth initiatives. This will include the identification, development and building of EnPro-focused and division-focused acquisition pipelines, which will include advisory assistance in the pursuit of specific acquisition opportunities.

Position Responsibilities

Key responsibilities include:

  • Working with division leadership to translate the overarching strategic direction into a mix of organic and inorganic sub-strategies, including those involving M&A, operational initiatives, commercial priorities and innovation requirements.
  • Proactively establishing and maintaining an active M&A pipeline; ensuring rigor of underlying investment cases and alignment with division strategies; creating and maintaining deep, trust-based relationships in the industry and personal connections with potential sellers, and proactively networking.
  • Developing financial performance criteria and tracking methods for all supporting priorities underway, to include go/no-go criteria, resource requirements, investments and risk management approach.
  • Working proactively with division leadership teams on due diligence process, integration planning and follow through, transaction mechanics and project management. And serving as a key leader throughout the acquisition process.

Qualification Requirements

Key qualifications include the following:

  • Strong track record of success in positions of increasing responsibility; minimum of five years of broad-based business experience; relevant experience includes, but is not limited to corporate development/planning, M&A/investment advisory, and/or buy-side equity analysis;
  • Highly independent, strategic thinker with a mix of deep financial acumen, broad-based business experience and an impeccable track record of distinctive leadership in a wide range of team settings;
  • Strategic orientation; someone who can conceptualize visions; must have the ability to develop directional plans from ambiguous challenges and opportunities; someone who can assess current situations, the impact of change, and a broad range of outcomes relative to corporate goals and objectives; the ability to collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions;
  • Proven ability to synthesize complex analytics into concise, easily understood management implications and recommendations; high level of comfort dealing with complex data sets, drawing insights from ambiguity and accessing data from a wide range of sources is a critical requirement; must be comfortable recognizing that analysis is more than pure number-crunching;
  • Experience working with business owners and corporate executives, either directly or in an advisory capacity; proven ability to build strong relationships and to earn trust;
  • Significant financial analytical skills, ability to understand and interpret financial statements; familiarity with acquisition accounting issues and company valuation methodologies is a plus;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; an active listener who is a proven facilitator and consensus builder; someone who values generative discovery and discussions and authenticity in all interactions;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage across hierarchical and organizational boundaries and the ability to use a wide range of influencing skills to build consensus and alignment across the organization;
  • Manufacturing experience is preferred but not required; management experience is a plus;
  • Ability to support and succeed within the EnPro culture and core values;
  • Bachelor's degree with significant coursework in business-related subjects; MBA preferred.

Job Location
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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City: Charlotte

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State: North Carolina

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Requisition Number: 2015751

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