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Head of Competence Center Europe - General Motion Control

Job Description

The Siemens Business Unit Motion Control (DI MC) is one of the world's leading suppliers of motion control products, systems, solutions, and services. With ~20,000 employees in worldwide production, R&D and service locations, MC is close to its customers and established in a wide range of industries.

Our motors, frequency inverters and control units, increasingly enriched with IoT, Digital Twin and other digital technologies, form the backbone of automation solutions for discrete manufacturing as well as for equipment in infrastructure and process industries. They help companies maximize performance and reduce their environmental footprint.

The Business Segment "General Motion Control (GMC)" addresses with its integrated product portfolio of motors and converters the relevant MC customers as well as core verticals. To leverage the business approach for GMC the "Global Competence Center (CCE)" for drives and applications provides automation and drive technology solutions and acts as well as a talent innovation hub for the MC Headquarter units. The mission of the CCE team is to help their clients’ become leaders in innovation and productivity.

Are you ready to become a part of this exciting international team? 

Do you have what it takes to further develop our Prague location and to support our businesses respectively? 

Do you have the drive to lead a team to the highest performance? 

In short, do you want to leave your footstep and become a part of an incredibly growth story? 

If yes, then you are the right person for us!


What part will you play?
  •  Further development and ramp-up of the Prague Competence Center Europe, including the attraction, recruitment, on-boarding and development of existing and new talents
  • Ensure and leverage the collaboration with the GMC and MC headquarter units in Germany (Erlangen) as well China (Nanjing)
  • Drive the GMC Sales international responsibility for the Vertical Intralogistics/Conveying technologies as well as business development activities of region EMEA
  • Develop existing product management responsibilities for selected product families (motors and drives) to the next level
  • Be a part and contribute to the GMC management team
You can look forward!
  • Working for a leader in totally integrated automation and drive solutions
  • Fantastic location - Prague (Czech Republic)
  • Leading truly international department 
  • Interesting and diverse challenges
What do you need to make real what matters?
  • The foundation of your success is a university master’s degree combined with a diversified business leadership experience
  • In addition, you have a strong international business experience in Headquarter as well as regional functions
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset, strong networking skills, including the ability to influence colleagues outside your organization to contribute your business goals
  • You have strong communication skills and the ability to innovate and inspire your team
  • You create an open, collaborative, start-up like environment where team members are fully aligned on the objectives and contribute to their fullest potential
  • You have the necessary business acumen to interact with our headquarter units
  • Proficient English language skills round off your profile; a command of the German language would be an additional asset 

Siemens is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity.

We are committed to forming a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This is how we work best. Problem solvers and entrepreneurs are highly welcome.

Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens and learn more: www.siemens.com

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens, s.r.o.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Either

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