Food and Beverage Industry Manager

Job Description

Position Overview

Siemens Industry – Digital Factory: The Motion Control business unit has a Food & Beverage (F&B) Industry Manager Engineer position available, focusing on F&B Variable Speed Drive (VSD) Applications.  For the initial six (6) months several product and solution training sessions will be based in Atlanta.  Long-term placement will be based on business needs, but most likely close to a large metropolitan location such as Atlanta or Chicago for example.    

The Food & Beverage (F&B) Industry Manager will report to GMC Vertical Industries Business Development team, but also have dotted line responsibility to the VMM F&B vertical team.  The team is dispersed throughout the USA but headquartered in Atlanta.  A successful candidate will need to operate independently but leverage the Siemens organization to engage opportunities.

The focus will be on low voltage variable speed drives in F&B industries in applications such as material handling, beverage filling, labelling, ovens.  Secondary packaging will be addressed by others.


•         Assist customers with VSD products and solutions for F&B applications, by evaluating the customer’s requirements, and optimizing the solution.

•         Leverage the Application Center (APC) to technically support customers using VSD products and solutions for F&B applications.

•         Provide demonstrations of Siemens Drives and Motion products and solutions

•         Assistance with sizing and selecting products

•         Assist with conversion strategies and investments

•         Develop an annual business plan for low voltage VSDs in the F&B Industry, evaluating the market, account strategies, and providing feedback to Product Management regarding new product development.

•         Become actively involved in Pack Expo and its associations PMMI and FPSA

•         Generates technical collateral such as application notes and examples for reuse by others.

•         Must have strong written and communication skills.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

•         BS/BA in related field, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of Education and experience.

•         Certification may be required in some areas.

•         Strong technical knowledge of Drives and Motion Control equipment

•         Candidate must be highly driven and self-motivated

•         Requires strong capabilities in the areas of business results orientation; customer orientation and collaboration & influencing.

•         Applies professional communication, presentation, networking and lobbying skills at all levels up to executive level

•         Consistent track record of developing new business opportunities in a teaming environment.

•         Candidate preferred to have 8+ years of previous experience selling technical products and solutions. 5+ years of prior experience is required.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

PLEASE NOTE: Individual must possess a valid Driver’s license in good standing

At Siemens, we are committed to an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We utilize lean principles and seek to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience.

We offer flexible vacation time, a matching 401K plan, profit sharing, full health, life, vision and dental benefits.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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