Business Unit Manager

Manufacturing & Engineering
Job Location: 
Des Moines, IA

This position is responsible for the profitability and growth of the Control Systems Business Unit. General activities include strategy development and implementation, product and service sales, liaison to Emerson business unit and working with Engineering Services Manager on development of new offerings.



Essential Job Functions:

Complete P&L Responsibility for the Business Unit.

Strategic Planning: Developing and implementing the strategy for the Control System Business Unit for both product AND Service Sales Mix

Product and Service Sales: Owns the goals for product and service sales. This involves management of the sales funnel from top to bottom.

Accountable for pricing, promotion and placement/channel for products and services related to this business unit. This would involve market research while creating the go-to market strategy.

Business Unit Liaison: Responsible for communication and reporting to the Control & Safety System division at the parent company. This includes conducting Business Reviews and handling forecasting requirements.

Developing and Implementing New Product/Services Offerings: Play a critical role in the development of new product/service offerings in coordination with the Engineering Services Manager. This position will have extensive customer contact and is in a unique position to drive the development and successful implementation of future product offerings.

Works closely with the Sales Operations Manager to achieve mutual operations goals for the delivery of products and services.

Responsible for Leading, Managing the Business Unit employees.


Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s required; Engineering degree preferred

5-10 year of experience in a similar capacity

Experienced in the Process Control Automation Industry

Must be able to develope and coordinate a sales strategy

Must have strong communication skills and demonstrate a high attention to detail



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Recruiter Name: 
Jared Smerchek
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 232

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