Our client manufactures engineered systems for the commercial construction industry. Customers include project owners, architects, mechanical engineers, and general and mechanical contractors. The company owns the rights to a proprietary technology that offers exclusive access to a large and growing national market. The products are a proven game changer, our client has ambitious growth plans and has access to capital. The company operates multiple locations out of its Midwest headquarters and anticipates more locations in the future. Company ownership is an active serial entrepreneur, has prior experience with and desires operating leadership succession, is experienced in building senior teams in rapid growth environments, and is seeking a strong, proven individual. Must bring a developmental leadership style and a shirt sleeves work ethic.
Candidate must have a sales DNA and a proven track record in an engineered products construction materials company. The candidate must understand the challenges of introducing a new and game changing technology or products into the construction industry and must bring innovative thinking to the leadership process. Experience in rapid-growth, early-stage organizations, or divisions with similar growth and organizational dynamics, a plus. The successful candidate must have a refined sense of the role of leadership in building a high performance culture.
An undergraduate degree is required. An engineering degree is preferred, an MBA would be a plus.
When fully transitioned into this role, the candidate will take on responsibilities as President / COO of the domestic business. Initially, the successful candidate will be focused on mastering the company’s complex sales and engineering processes, and rapidly building a strong, sustainable national revenue generation organization. Following this orientation and initial stages of the rollout, the candidate will become fully responsible for executive leadership to include: P&L, strategic planning, day-to-day operations in business development and sales, system engineering, manufacturing and operations, R&D and human resources. Finance will report to the CEO.