Operations Manager(HVAC/Controls industry)- Remote

Job Description


Siemens Industry is looking for an Operations Manager – Value-Added Partner (VAP) Channel (Indirect Channel). This position is a first-line management position in Operations, responsible for consulting, training, and supporting Siemens Value Added Partners (VAPs) owners and their operations staff, providing expertise and leadership in the successful and profitable engineering, installation, and commissioning service of Siemens Building Products (BP). Support the VAP channel revenue target by improving VAP Operations efficiency and onboarding new dealers using Siemens TALON and Desigo Automation product lines. Support BP Systems (BACnet / LON): Tridium Niagara, Gamma, Desigo, Critical Environments, and legacy products along with a detailed understanding and experience with day-to-day VAP operations and in-depth job understanding (i.e., project management, engineering, commissioning, etc.). Provide technical sales assistance to VAP Sales and Operations personnel for discussions with either customers or specifying engineers to promote Siemens or help close sales. This person will report to the Sr. National Operations Manager – Building Products Americas and will have no direct reports.

• Responsible for all VAPs in assigned territory and teams with the territory sales manager.

  • Assist VAP Operations personnel in cost and quality control for all operations activities.
  • Assist VAP Owners/Managers and other Operations personnel in the proper implementation of new and existing CPS controls products, tools, processes, and workflows to ensure maximum operational efficiency and improved customer satisfaction.
  • Assist with and provide training to VAPs in the application of new products and existing products where required.
  • Act as the voice of the customer providing input and support to home office departments regarding improvements to products, tools, training, and documentation.
  • Provide training as required for Project Management with regards to planning, scheduling, monitoring, and controlling. Assist VAPs with eliminating cost overruns and improving customer satisfaction, efficiencies, and productivity by using standards and workflows.
  • Assists with reviewing and assessing new potential VAPs, responsible for training and development of new VAPs.
  • Area of responsibility is primarily tactical/operational in nature but greatly impacts overall strategy

    Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
    • 10+ years experience required in a field Operations or Engineering role working with Value Added Partners or distributors
    • 5+ years of technical and management experience preferred, preferably in a field office in the HVAC industry
    • 5+ years of AutoCAD experience a plus
    • Excellent working knowledge of the HVAC industry
    • Experience in an HVAC training role a plus
    • Extensive experience working with or for independent HVAC distributors is a plus
    • Proven communication and presentation skills. Self-motivated team player with the ability to work independently
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with a concentration in engineering
    • Ability to travel 60% of the time (maximum)

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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