Vice President, General Manager - Signaling

Federal Signal   •  

University Park, IL

Industry: Security Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 394 days ago


Federal Signal has an immediate opening for Vice President, General Manager to oversee the Signaling business located at its University Park, IL facility.  The successful candidate will lead the Signaling business unit to deliver top and bottom line growth.

Primary Duties:

  • Top and bottom line accountability for all elements of Signaling Business Unit, which provide audible and visual signaling devices to both distributors and end-users

  • Support the development of overall business strategies which are consistent with Federal Signal’s and SSG’s strategies by working closely with leaders in the other strategic business units.

  • Focus on aggressive growth (domestic and international) through product and channel strategies, including pursing new markets and distribution strategies that leverage Signaling Business Unit’s core capabilities.

  • Drive performance improvement initiatives that optimize productivity, quality, delivery and customer service, resulting in revenue and profit growth, including pursuing new supply chain and operations strategies.

  • Collaborate with customers to develop innovative products and services that meet their needs.

  • Create a high-performance team across the business through the assessment of the organizational structure and talent pool, making the changes necessary to successfully support the strategy.

  • Mentor and coach direct reports, ensuring that the right leaders with the right skills are available to develop and execute strategies. Utilize talent development and performance management programs to ensure results and leadership continuity.

  • Bring a sense of urgency and purpose in every aspect of the business.

Position Requirements:

Educational, Experiential and Knowledge Requirements:

•Bachelors degreerequired, MBA or advanced degreepreferred.

•Experience selling to multiple channels and through distributors

•Experience with engineered products.

•Strategic, analytical and disciplined, with a proven ability to achieve sustainable results through rigorous business processes.

•Entrepreneurial, willing to take prudent business risk with an owner’s mentality.

•Strong organizational, communication and leadership skills.

•10 years of experience, including 5 years supervisory experiencerequired.

Benefits of Employment:

In addition to excellent career growth opportunities, Federal Signal Corporation offers a wide array of benefits including annual bonus potential, insurance (life, medical, dental, vision), paid holidays, paid vacation, 401(k) with matching contributions and tuition reimbursement. We provide our employees with a smoke- and drug-free workplace.

Company Description:

Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS) provides products and services to protect people and our planet. Founded in 1901, Federal Signal is a leading global designer, manufacturer and supplier of products and total solutions that serve municipal, governmental, industrial and commercial customers. Headquartered in Oak Brook, IL, with manufacturing facilities worldwide, the Company operates two groups: Environmental Solutions and Safety and Security Systems.

Job Code: 1EXEC035