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Head (f/m/d) of Business Line Visu Systems

Job Description

Knowledge for the world of tomorrow.

Digital transformation, disruptive technologies, new business models, shaping the future of industrial operations and automation. Sounds interesting?

In Digital Industries Factory Automation we are on a journey to advance industrial operation and automation beyond today’s imagination, to master the global challenges of the future. The Business Segment of HMI & Operation is key to shaping this future based on today's market leading and very successful products for Human Machine Interaction, and software for Supervisory Control and Operation, including the SIMATIC HMI and WinCC family.

We are already on the journey to shape the future with software and applications for Industrial Edge, Cloud, etc. to drive the digitalization of machines and the whole shopfloor to the next level. The Business Segment has the full responsibility of the PLM process, its portfolio strategy and implementation in this key business area, where IT and OT comes together.

We believe in empowerment, ownership culture, agility and foster diversity. We strive to cultivate a growth mindset and a culture of collaboration, tailored to the needs of every individual employee. 

For the core Business Line Visu Systems we are looking for a senior leader (f/m/d) and passionate entrepreneur to drive our very successful business with SIMATIC HMI Panels into the future of Human Machine Interaction.

With the headquarters in Fürth, the Visu Systems team has over 300 colleagues around the globe, and is a core contributor to the revenue and profit of Digital Industries Factory Automation.


What part will you play?
  • You will lead the Business Line Visu Systems with full responsibility for the PLM process, portfolio strategy and implementation as entrepreneur of your business
  • You will be responsible for defining the overall mission, vision, strategy and operation of the business line
  • The HMI Panel business, which is part of the Business Line Visu Systems, has been very successful over the years, but change is everywhere: Digital transformation, disruptive technologies, new business models are just a few examples. Your task is to continue the success and drive the next innovation cycle
  • Drive an experienced team with the goal to define, plan and execute the portfolio strategy and roadmaps, aligned with other business lines and segments in Digital Industries Factory Automation
  • Support segment management in maintaining an inspiring long-term Vision for Digital Industries Human Machine Interface across the globe and support our people - build an organizational culture enabling our people to continuously identify with Factory Automation and its Vision
  • Lead, motivate, and empower our international team all around the world. Acting as a role model, you will build a culture of collaboration & trust. Agility, customer centricity and continuous learning is our DNA

What you need to make real what matters.
  • Your profile includes several years of validated experience leading a business, product management, R&D or holding other strategic management positions
  • You have several years of international leadership experience in leading other managers, which will empower you to raise strategic questions and drive open topics to a result
  • Managing the PLM process as manager of agile teams is one of your key competencies
  • You combine a profound understanding of hardware and software technologies with an ability to lead and coach teams
  • We are looking for a hardworking leader and mentor. A passionate entrepreneur who has developed skills in inspiring and empowering teams, particularly in a matrix organization and virtual teams by using modern leadership methods
  • As the future Head of the Business Line Visu Systems, you will fulfill the highest ethical standards, act with integrity, respect, and confidentiality. You make people development, succession planning, and diversity a priority

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Sound knowledge and awareness about Factory Automation or Human Machine Interfaces in relation to markets, key customers and competitors
  • You have a sound idea about the future of Factory Automation and Industrial Operations (e.g. regarding edge or Software for industrial operation, Ecosystems, integration platforms, industrial data, AR/VR, …)
  • Business proficiency in English is key - additional languages are always welcome
  • Strong eye for business and excellent verbal/written communication skills to get along with various functions and levels within the organization as well as partners and team members
  • Technical Master degree or MBA preferred, minimum Bachelor's degree in relevant field

What we offer. 
  • 2 to 3 days of mobile working per week as a future global standard
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Development opportunities for both personal and professional growth 
  • Share matching programs to become a shareholder of Siemens AG
  • Broad range of wellbeing offerings
  • Location-dependent childcare services to combine family and career
  • Barrier-free locations
  • Find more benefits here
Individual benefits are adapted to meet local legal regulations, the requirements of different job profiles, locations, and individual preferences. 


Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

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Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens AG

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Either

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