Director of Corporate Development
Associate Development Program
1) POSITION OVERVIEW
The Director of Corporate Development will work in a hands-on fashion with the senior
management team to develop global and/or regional strategies. The successful candidate will be
a recent college graduate that will enter H&V’s two-year Associate Development Program. This
program will provide structured training through a series of rotating assignments within the four
H&V Business Units in E. Walpole, MA, as well as temporary placements at our Mills in W.
Groton, MA; Easton, NY; Floyd, VA; Hawkinsville, GA; and Corvallis, OR. The Director of
Corporate Development will be exposed to the complete spectrum of issues that the company
faces and will provide strategic decision support to the H&V leadership team across all
functional areas and business units, including product development & pricing, marketing, sales,
new business development, and operations.
The Director of Corporate Development will develop strategies to be applied to existing
Business Units, and make recommendations on how the BU can expand, improve, or diversify its
current products and operations consistent with what the company is trying to accomplish on a
global basis. In addition, this individual will be asked to participate in and contribute to major
initiatives that the company undertakes and will also find himself/herself involved in a number of
special projects that go beyond his/her job description.
At the conclusion of the program, H&V and the Director of Corporate Development will jointly
review the individual’s interests and the needs of the company, and will be assigned to a specific
role within an H&V Business Unit or corporate function located in E. Walpole, MA. The job
title and responsibilities will be determined at that time.
BS in an engineering discipline, preferably Paper, Chemical, or Mechanical Engineering.
3-5 years post-undergraduate