Area Manager

Less than 5 years experience  •  Electronics

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17
Mobile, AL
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17

Managing, directing and having complete profit and loss responsibility for an Instrument and Valve service center.



 1. Management of Instrument and Valves Service Center(s)

  • Managing the center(s) as a self-contained manufacturing operation as well as a true profit center business, including complete P&L responsibility.
  • Managing the operation including machine shop, weld shop, mechanical and assembly and calibration operations. 
  • Responsible for engineering, including troubleshooting and minor field changes involving both I&VS and non-I&VS equipment.
  • Responsible for purchase of all materials, parts and tools necessary for all locations within his/her geographical region as well as preparation of appropriation requests for capital investments

 2. Marketing

  • Responsible for branch site indirect marketing function, including sales, through direct contacts with  process plants in the  marketing area and saleschannels interface
  • Continuous communications with saleschannels to find ways to uncover business growth opportunities
  • Responsible for the pricing of all Instrument & Valve Services goods and services and preparation of price quotes on larger jobs
  • Seek out, develop and implement new business opportunities in cooperation with saleschannels
  • Conduct customer presentations
  • Business Report preparation and reviews


3.  Quality Assurance/Health & Safety

  • Responsible for quality control of all work performed and determination of safety codes and engineering standards applicable to repair work performed, including non Instrument and Valve Services products.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and healthy work environment(s) and adhering to all I&VS policies as well as OSHA


4.  Employee Relations

  • Responsible for employee relations, community relations, government relations for all locations in his/her geographical region
  • Responsible for all staffing, including recruiting and selecting both direct labor and support functions

 5.  Other duties as assigned  



  • Bachelor’s degree or  equivalent
  • mechanical skill as well as a sound working knowledge of machine tools, welding techniques and valve assembly tolerances and standard
  • Superior  leadership/organizational/interpersonal/communication skills
  • Safety and loss prevention skills.
  • 3-5 yrs. experience in both supervision and technical positions in machining and assembly operations
  • Sales/marketing experience would be helpful.
  • Previous managerial experience of several yrs. is preferred.
  • A broad knowledge of the I&VS product line and its application in the process industries is preferred; a good knowledge of competitors' products is helpful.


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