SMS Meer GmbH

With a business volume totaling around EUR 1 billion, SMS Meer is the world leader in the development and manufacture of plants for the tube, steel, nonferrous metals and forging industries. The company belongs to the SMS group which has generated sales of more than EUR 3 billion with approx. 8,000 employees. To our customers and employees alike, our corporate culture with its long tradition of a high-yield, owner-management familiy business is a key factor.

For our subsidiary SMS Meer Service (in the course of incorporation) located in Brazil, we are looking for a
GENERAL MANAGER
to begin work at the earliest possible date.

Your RESPONSIBILITIES

* Management of all aftersales activities in the defined sales area
* Preparation of annual plans, forecasts and business plans in coordination with the divisions and central departments
* Full profit center responsibility
* Organize, develop and generate local spares and service business
* Supervision of project planning and handling of all orders and projects
* Establish direct customer relationships in the defined area
* Supervision of accounting & commercial purchasing
* Analysis, benchmark of sales, costs, results & competition

Your QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE

* Engineering degree
* Several years of professional experience including sound sales experience
* Heavy equipment knowledge would be an asset
* Experience in the conducting of negotiations and discussions with customers and suppliers
* Organized, focused and result driven
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Knowledge of Brazilian Portuguese at negotiation level & English
* Strong command of MS-Office applications, with an emphasis on Word and Excel
* Business travel required


We expect you to be a professional expert. From our employees we expect specialist competence, commitment and customer-oriented thinking, the ability to establish contacts and to work as part of a team as well as organizational skills and a keen interest in further training. We offer optimum opportunities for your personal growth and further development in a company which is a leader in its sector.

Please forward your application to the Mönchengladbach Human Resources Management Department, for the attention of Mr. Peter Schnieders, and indicate the earliest date on which you could join the company. Please also enclose documents which provide evidence of your professional and personal qualifications.

SMS MEER GmbH
Human Resources
Peter Schnieders
Ohlerkirchweg 66
41069 Mönchengladbach, Germany
Phone: - 49 (0) 2733 29-1212
E-mail:peter.schnieders@sms-meer.com
Internet: Willkommen bei sms-meer.com

GENERAL MANAGER