Full Job Description
Building Products Americas (BP AM) is part of the global Building Products Business Unit organization and has responsibility for all business segments, functions and regional business activities in the US and Canada. This includes the local go-to-market activities, Product Management for local and global portfolio elements, R&D Centers for Software and Hardware in Buffalo Grove (IL), Chicago (IL), Florham Park (NJ), and the Buffalo Grove Manufacturing & Logistics operations.
The Head of BP Americas has full business & leadership responsibility and sets and executes the strategy to achieve profitable growth across the entire portfolio. The ideal candidate is able to inspire the team, connect easily and build relationships with internal and external relationships and be a strong change agent. The incumbent will report to the global BP CEO and locally to the Head of SI US. The position will be located in Buffalo Grove, IL.
Ensures key performance metrics are on track and achieved including order intake, revenue, profit, cash flow, SG&A, productivity
Drives customer orientation across the organization and delivers on commitments
Accelerates profitable growth along all channels by leveraging best practices and go-to-market strategies from within BP globally and SI US
Leads, motivates and develops a leadership team capable of delivering excellence and highest performance in all functions driving employee engagement and productivity; creates a culture of openness and trust
Ensures excellent collaboration with HQ and other regional businesses and builds strong and trustful partnerships across the organization
Drives agility and creative solutions to win in changing markets and to build future-proof business models
Ensures business continuity amidst changing work force dynamics
Required Skills, Knowledge and Education
Bachelor’s degree (or educational equivalent); MBA preferred
10+ years business experience
Proven track record managing P&L and successful business performance
Experience leading large, distributed teams and driving a high-performance culture
Proven ability to work successfully in a multi-national environment and a matrix organization
Demonstrated ability to drive the organization to think and act in ways that enhance efﬁciency and effectiveness while encouraging new technologies and how work is done
Excitement and drive for change while being empathetic to a successful organizations’ culture
Lead and proactively drive change and deliver compelling message to secure commitment and buy-in
Inspire and motivate others to deliver results
Driven by impact and foster a winning spirit
Effective communication, presentation and networking skills up to executive level
Ability to navigate global, highly matrixed organizations including processes and shaping the culture
Value and promote a diverse workforce while ensuring employee engagement across all levels
Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Job Type: Full-time
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