Business Unit Manager
Group: Filtration Group N. America
Job Family: Manufacturing and Production
Job ID: 12079-1A
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Job Title: Business Unit Manager
Responsible for leading the Business Unit of a Division meeting objectives as identified by the Corporations WIN Strategy. Manages the Profit and Loss (P&L) asset performance of the business unit. Develop world-class manufacturing operations through the use of automation, documented processes, demand flow technologies, and a team of empowered employees to continuously meet customer expectations. Maintain close contact with customers to gain insight into their needs as well as general market requirements for business unit products.
Scope/Supervision and Interaction:
Provides leadership for the business unit employees. Fully support Division General Manager. Interacts with current and prospective customers, trade associations, regulatory or government agencies, all levels of the organization including corporate officers, group and corporate staff functions.
To profitably grow the Business Unit consistently and annually. Works with current and potential customers to promote and leverage company technologies, systems, products and services.
Establishes and maintains premier customer service. Leads by example.
Leads strategy deployment for the business unit concentrating on Lean Initiatives, Strategic Pricing and Strategic Procurement. Leads Operating, Manufacturing, Engineering, Information Technology, Human Resources, Lean Accounting, Planning, Sales/Marketing, and New Product Development functions to ensure operational efficiency and economy.
Accountable for driving Lean Initiatives, Strategic Procurement and Strategic Pricing initiatives throughout the operation to ensure they are fully embraced and implemented.
Develops a budget plan and manages the business unit within budget constraints.
Maintains familiarity with competitive environment within geographical area of responsibility.
Represents the operation at the Business Unit and Division levels.
Provides leadership by promoting team concepts, coaching, counseling, retaining, mentoring,
training, talent management, and individual development. Drives a culture of accountability and
results through strategy deployment and effective performance management.
Ensures that the business unit conform to local, state and federal government regulations. Promotes business unit within industry, manufacturing, trade associations and local community.
Bachelor's degree in a technical or business discipline
Five to Ten years related experience in Government related environment
Excellent knowledge of management and marketing principles, industry practices, company and competitor products, technology, and service capabilities.
Knowledge of business and operational processes; proposal development, contract negotiations, and program management. May require knowledge of international budgeting and acquisition processes and procedures.
Demonstrated ability to lead people and obtain results through others typically acquired through ten or more years of increasing experience and responsibility including prior leadership and/or program management role.
Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple priorities using effective problem solving / resolution skills and a team focus.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to effectively and persuasively present information to top management, customers, and employees.
The essential functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions. The job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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