Siemens Smart Infrastructure is currently searching for an experienced Branch General Manager to lead, manage, and oversee strategy, sales and operational activities for the New Orleans, LA branch. The Branch Manager deploys and motivates staff to achieve sales, installation and/or service delivery activities, and assures that Branch employees appropriately leverage available resources; such as FBA, HR, Legal, Procurement, EHS, and Field Operations Standards / Sales Standards / Business Excellence. This highly visible position develops and maintains personal contact with new and current major customers at the executive level to maximize opportunities and ensure customer satisfaction
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Collaborates with Zone management regarding branch strategies, plans, performance and other pertinent conditions
Leads the implementation of the Smart Infrastructure strategy in the markets for he/she is responsible
Lead implementation of Business Target Agreements at the branch level
Employs a balanced scorecard approach with equal emphasis on employee engagement, customer satisfaction and loyalty and shareholder commitments
Routinely provides accurate orders, revenue and profit forecasts, delivers to annual budget requirements, oversees cost control, asset management as well as other financial deliverables
Manage workforce utilization planning for sales, service operations and support functions to ensure effective staffing for current and future business needs
Develops and maintains personal contact with new and current major customers to maximize opportunities and ensure customer satisfaction and provide support for current and future projects or service contracts
Foster profitable growth through definition and implementation of team-selling strategies that expand SI business with existing customers and/or penetrate new accounts
Responsible for branch employee engagement, safety and retention activities
Ensures all managers and supervisors foster career development for themselves and their employees
Responsible for developing branch employee commitment to customer satisfaction and promoting positive employer branding and the reputation of Siemens
Ensures compliance with all federal and local rules and regulations applicable to the geographic area as well as all company policies and procedures. Support compliance protocol under the SI Compliance Officer
Acts as a company representative and liaison to customers and local authorities to capitalize on local market opportunities
Represents Siemens SI to customers, in the communities we do business and with thought leaders and market influencers in this region
The Branch Manager may work with other Divisions in order to provide comprehensive customer solutions across Siemens’ products and services
Directs the implementation of Branch sales and operations solutions and services programs, Workflow Standards, Quality and Productivity, Safety programs, best practices and other initiatives.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Marketing or other related field, or equivalent work experience
7+ years in building automation, fire, or security sales management and operations management with demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and direct personnel toward achievement of a common goal
An experienced P&L manager with demonstrated results in delivering performance to budget
A manager with skills, knowledge, and experience, in Operations and Sales, Solutions and Service as well as Energy service
Individual must possess a valid Driver's license in good standing.
Individual must be at least 21 years of age in order to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan.
Siemens is a globally diversified engineering powerhouse: an opportunity such as this one can open doors to engineering practices and businesses new to you, preparing you for a great future with potential in so many types of fields—sustainability, energy, medical technologies, to name a few—in almost any location you ever dreamed of exploring.
Excellent health, dental, and vision plans with many options from which to choose.
All employees receive Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability coverage.
401k match dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary.
Education and tuition reimbursement programs available.
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, domestic partner status, disability, weight, height or AIDS/HIV status, protected veteran or military status, other categories protected by federal, state, or local law, and regardless of whether the qualified applicants are individuals with disabilities.