Job title: Managing Director (m/f/d) India, Industrial Machinery
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Industrial Machinery
Expertise: Executive Management
Location: Western India
Job published: 21-11-2021
Job ID: 32154

Job Description

About Departer – The German Headhunter:

As an internationally oriented German HR consultancy for the recruitment of multinational professionals, Departer possesses a long-standing expertise in the core markets of Germany, Greater China, the Middle East, and Australia. Through our regionally established offices in Dubai, Sydney, and Hamburg, we are valued as a reliable recruitment partner by numerous companies.

Our client, a manufacturer of industrial components, is operating with more than 1.000 staff members worldwide. The privately-owned group is today a successful player on the international stage. Fifteen sales subsidiaries in Europe, South America, Asia and the Middle East, as well as a network of sales partners in over 50 countries worldwide, guarantee service around the globe. As Managing Director, you will strategically develop the company and raise brand awareness within the region, while managing the team and production for maximum efficiency. 

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Strategic and operative development of business in India with the support of the headquarter
  • Managing the whole Indian team (via CFO, CSO, and COO)
  • P&L responsibility and budget responsibility
  • Proposal for mid and long term business plans
  • Analyze market potential and development of strategic and operative means for long-lasting market growth path in India
  • Controlling of yearly budget (including order intake, sales, productivity, costs, investments)
  • Customer care and key account management, including public authorities
  • Responsible for evaluating and developing the team further (personal, technical, and functional capabilities)
  • Adapt company structures to meet company (group) targets, in alignment with HQ
  • Facility management to keep standards of quality and appearance in the office and factory
  • Report to the headquarter

To be successful in this role you should have the following skills and experiences:

  • University degree in business, law, engineering or similar
  • Working experience as Managing Director or Senior Sales Manager with leadership experience is a must
  • Experience in the metalworking or industrial machinery industry in India is a must
  • Fluent in English, German language skills are a plus
  • Strong analytical skills, experience in developing a business plan and controlling successes accordingly
  • Distinct communication skills to communicate on all levels of hierarchy
  • Proactive and creative work method
  • Ability and willingness to push change processes forward