Entry date: 01.06.2019
Publication date: 06.04.2019
Tasks: GENERAL MANAGER – Business Unit EMEA
City, Country: Battice, Belgium
Position: CEO/Division Manager/Department Manager
Contracttype: Full Time
Major, a subsidiary of Haver & Boecker (a German based family company that is at the fifth generation), is a leading manufacturer of wire screen media for the mineral industry. Already strong in our position in the North American market, we are actively increasing our presence in the EMEA market (Europe, Middle-East and Africa) with a strong focus in Western and Northern Europe.
Based at either Major’s facility in Battice, Belgium or at Haver & Boecker’s headquarter in Oelde, Germany, we are seeking an experience and dynamic General Manager to support our local operations and market development initiatives. Reporting to the President, the General Manager will be responsible for the growth and development of Major’s operation in the EMEA region.
Leading the European team, the General Manager will collaborate in the elaboration of expansion strategy within the region, develop and manage operational plans and budgets, ensure communication and application of corporate goals and procedures. S/he will also participate in developing strategies of growth, overseeing daily sales operations, adapting local policies and procedures, implementing measures of success for each function and ensuring proper reporting to the head office.
The incumbent will also participate in lead generation and business development, ensure high custumer and client satisfaction and promote company’s mission and values.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in managing a division or business unit.
Bachelor’s degree in business management.
Fluent in English and French.
A third language is not mandatory but is considered an asset.
Industry knowledge in quarrying, mining and/or industrial screening is a strong asset
Work experience in multiple European countries.
Strong leadership and communication skills.
Strong people skills and great business acumen, market oriented.
Business development experience, ideally in the mineral market.
This position requires regular travel.