Vacancies Director of Sales and Operation, South
Surface Solutions Segment | Nashville


Job Position: Director of Sales and Operations, South

Location: Rock Hill, SC, Murfreesboro, TN,  Oklahoma City, OK,  Pell City, AL


The Director of Sales and Operations, Midwest (DSO) reporting directly to the Head of Sales and Operations-North America within BU Tooling Solutions Americas is responsible for managing Sales and Operations within assigned area of responsibility within the Americas Region. 



Main Responsibilities

  • Will be a member of the senior management team in their assigned area with the other functional leaders.
  • Responsible for the implementation of BU Tooling Solutions strategy for his/her responsible area by overseeing the execution of two core business processes:

1) Generation of profitable orders (Sales)

2) Order fulfillment (Production)


We expect

  • Ensure compliance with Oerlikon (corporate) and Surface Solutions (segment) policies and guidelines to ensure sales and production goals are defined as part of the annual planning process. 
  • Report, present, and communicate regularly, as needed, to internal stakeholders to promote a common understanding and buy-in (as required).
  • Manage his/her responsibilities towards the end-goal of exceeding expectations in a manner that promotes the company’s Core Values and increases the  market share in a profitable manner.
  • Support the annual budgeting, monthly forecasting, and business planning processes in close cooperation with the other functional areas. 
  • Manage the Profit and Loss (P/L) results for his/her assigned area.  The DSO will be accountable for the financial results in the assigned area to achieve the established objectives. 
  • Lead management of assets, including the development of business cases required for growth using the NOBS and CAPEX process.
  • Lead the annual budgeting, monthly forecasting, and business planning processes for the assigned area, in close cooperation with the other functional areas.  
  • Will be responsible for the following centers; Elgin, IL, Richmond, IN, Brunswick, OH, Dover, OH.
  • Will be responsible for effectively leading his/her team to build a sustainable team of expertly qualified professionals in Sales and Production. The DSO will also lead and/or work on cross-functional project teams within the Americas Region (and globally) as directed to accomplish the objectives of the Americas Region.


About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy of becoming a global powerhouse in Surface Solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. The Group is committed to investing in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable materials that are able to increase performance, improve efficiency and reduce the use of scarce resources. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 13,500 employees at more than 170 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.7 billion in 2015. The company invested CHF 103 million in R&D in 2015 and has over 1,350 specialists developing innovative and customer-oriented products and services.

Oerlikon Balzers develops processes and systems for the coating of tools, components and decorative plastic elements. Comprising 106 locations in 34 countries, Balzers global network of coating centers is daily dedicated to further improving component performance and tooling productivity through coating technology. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team!

We have a great benefits package including medical insurance, dental and vision, tuition reimbursement, health and wellness benefits, and 401(K). If you want to operate in a business environment that gives you the freedom to imagine what is possible - then you should send us your application!

Statement of Equal Opportunity: Oerlikon Balzers is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran or marital status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. The company also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws. If you require an accommodation during the application process, please notify a Human Resources Representative.



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