IDEAL Welding Systems, L.P. Manager - Operations & Business Development - Americas in Rockford, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: IDEAL Welding Systems, L.P. seeks a Manager - Operations & Business Development - Americas to work in Rockford, IL to use understanding of management, sales culture and service standards of European machinery companies (preferably German) to coordinate, plan and supervise operations of U.S. subsidiary, IDEAL Welding Systems, L.P. Oversee cost planning and budgeting, with accountability for results. Responsible for the strategic and operational management of IDEAL Welding Systems, L.P., ensuring regular and detailed reporting to the Board of Directors in Lippstadt, Germany. In cooperation with the executive management in Germany, the General Manager has to develop sales and service strategies, as well as plans for market expansion to North America and Latin America, including attend and organize international trade shows. Oversee marketing activities and sales promotions covering North America and Latin America and ensure a focus on customer service as well as on active sales of larger machines and equipment.MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: 10 years of operations, sales and business development management experience within the resistance welding and wire fabricating industry. Experience must include 10 years of Technical support experience with the resistance welding technology, including wire mesh welding machines and 10 years' experience with Sales and Marketing of resistance welding machinery including within Latin America, as well as 10 years' experience with the organizing and attendance of international trade shows related to the welding and wire industry.TRAVEL REQUIREMENT: 50% international and domestic travel required.SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Must speak, read and write German and Spanish.Apply by mailing resume to 3294 Pyramid Drive, Rockford, IL 61109, USA - Attn: HR/Payroll. Must put job code MOBD-61109 on resume.