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General Manager - Retail Commercial Systems - Building Technologies - Austin, TX

Austin, Texas
General Management

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Region Americas
Requisition Number: 234363
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Austin
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 25%

Division Description:

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the North American market
leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly
buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, service provider, and
system integrator, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection;
life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation,
and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management. Since 1995,
Siemens has helped to modernize nearly 7,000 buildings worldwide,
including important American landmarks such as World Trade Center
Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and
the Mount Vernon Estate.
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Job Description:

Siemens Building Technologies is currently searching for an experienced General Manager (GM) to lead, manage, and oversee strategy, sales and operational activities for the Retail Commercial Systems (RCS) business, based in Austin, TX. The GM deploys and motivates the RCS staff to achieve sales, installation and service delivery activities, and assures that RCS employees appropriately leverage available resources; such as Finance, 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
  • Collaborates with Enterprise Zone management regarding RCS strategies, plans, performance and other pertinent conditions
  • Leads the implementation of the BT strategy in the markets for which he/she is responsible
  • Leads implementation of Business Target Agreements
  • 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
  • Manages workforce utilization planning for engineering, sales, solutions and 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
  • Collaborates closely with Siemens BT’s Digital Service Center (DSC), as it relates to the above site portal and all innovation pertaining to our products (software and hardware) and technology
  • Fosters profitable growth through definition and implementation of team-selling strategies that expand BT business with existing customers and/or penetrate new accounts
  • Responsible for RCS 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 applicable rules and regulations, as well as all company policies and procedures. Supports compliance protocol under the BT Compliance Officer.
  • Directs the implementation of 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 energy management sales management and/or 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
  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States
  • 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.


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