Managing Director

Salary undisclosed
Page Executive for Trelleborg Engineered Products

The organisation

Our client, Trelleborg Engineered Products, holds leading positions for polymer solutions which seal, damp and protect for several market segments within: Infrastructure Construction, Oil & Gas and Mining.

Main customers are:

  • Civil Engineering Contractors
  • Marine / Oil & Gas Contractors
  • Engineering Consultants
  • Shipyards
  • Dredging Companies
  • Mine sites and Mining Operators
  • Original Equipment Manufacturers

Number of employees 2016: 210. Production units are located in The Netherlands (Headquarters) and China

The position

For Trelleborg Infrastructure, we are currently looking for a highly commercial Product Area (PA) Managing Director. 

The Managing Director PA Infrastructure reports to Business Unit President, based in the Netherlands and is a member of the BU Management Team.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Complete profit and loss responsibility of the company (Product Area)
  • Develop and execute the overall strategy for the Product Area Infrastructure globally
  • Strengthen and lead commercial teams to secure profitable growth within selected market segments, including: * Tunnel construction * Water management * Dredging * Renewable energy e.g. Offshore Wind
  • Evaluate and improve global commercial representation including sales teams, agents and distributors
  • Develop and maintain a healthy pipeline of new customers, solutions and market segments for future growth
  • Target and cultivate acquisition candidates to grow the business in-line with M&A strategy and implementation
  • Provide hands-on leadership to grow the organization, its business and talents
  • Responsible for all operational and commercial activities
  • Strengthen operational capabilities of all production facilities
  • Improve internal co-operation between individuals and departments
  • Improve efficiency of work processes
  • Implement policies, core values and Corporate Governance according to the standard set by Trelleborg Group

Candidate profile

  • Degree in Business or Engineering, MBA qualification from a good school is an advantage
  • Experience in leading roles, preferably within Infrastructure (e.g. Civil Engineering, Construction, Water Management, Dredging), with P&L responsibility
  • Familiar with project-type sales
  • Successful track record in leading an international business including sales/marketing and operations
  • Experience with M&A activities is an advantage
  • Used to, and enjoys, working in a decentralized organization
  • International experience and mindset
  • Experience in leading change
  • Sales-driven with a hunger for success
  • Able to both think strategically and hands-on in execution
  • Structured in thinking and doing
  • Action and goal-oriented
  • Delegates effectively with good sense for coaching and developing others
  • Team orientation, with the ability to involve, engage and arouse enthusiasm
  • Communicative with ability to build relationships
  • Connector, both externally and internally
  • Integrity with sound judgment
  • International travel should be expected; 25-50%
  • Good knowledge of Dutch rules and regulations

The offer

An exciting position in an international company.


You are invited to apply for this position by using the form below.

This search procedure has been closed (14-03-2018).

About this headhunter - Page Executive

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