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Job Title:  Vice President, Business Manager - Solidstate Controls


Columbus, OH, US, 43085

Business Unit:  Power Protection & Quality Solutions
Posting Date:  Sep 22, 2022
Job Description: 

Reporting to the VP/BUM of PPQS, the VP, Business Manager (VP/BM) of Solidstate Controls will have overall profit and loss for a business with annual revenue of approximately $120M.  He/she will manage and spearhead the strategic direction of the overall growth plan leading to increased revenue and growth and long-term strategic position.  The VP/BM will provide direction and guidance for developing and implementing the Strategic Plan with an emphasis on AMETEK’s four growth strategies new product development, global and market expansion, and mergers and acquisitions and operational excellence.  AMETEK is a result driven company, and the VP/BM is fully responsible and accountable for meeting Strategic and Annual commitments.


The VP/BM will oversee 250+ employees, a global business with operations in Columbus, Ohio, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, and Rosario, Argentina. 


Key Responsibilities:


The VP/BM will be tasked with driving Sales, Profit and Operating objectives and integrating the business to further position the business as a global leader.  Objectives include:


  • Drive the organic revenue growth at around 7-10% pa, growing from $120M to $175M   within 5 years (and scaling profitability accordingly)

  • Realize an robust synergy plan by:

    • Providing broad management & leadership to the organization

    • Realizing headcount rationalization

    • Redesigning sales channel model

    • Rationalizing new products

    • Optimizing supply chain and analyzing in-source/outsource or move towards a low-cost country model as appropriate

  • Reduce working capital

  • Accurately forecast and predict business results and meet the operating plan commitments to the greater organization, adding more financial rigor

  • Ensure the business global finances are properly managed and reported

  • Establish and implement performance measurements that incorporate a culture of accountability to meet the organizations strategic goals and objectives


Minimum Requirements:


  • BS in Engineering or adjacent field of study; MBA preferred

  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience managing a P&L


Desired Knowledge, Skills & Experiences:


  • Previous full P&L experience for a product line/business unit of at least $50M

  • Strong leadership qualities, centering on professional presence, organizational alignment, talent development, and drive for results

  • Solid background in strategic marketing and sales

  • Sense of innovation, particularly as related to new product development, with a working understanding of the product development process and how to improve the same

  • Successful track record of development and implementing growth strategies

  • Excellent communicator and team builder

  • Proven experience in earning the respect of his/her subordinates and be able to act as coach, teacher, and facilitator.

  • He / she must be able to forge/build a cohesive business team aligned around a compelling business strategy

  • Strong financial acumen


Financial Responsibility and Authority:

This position will have full P&L responsibility for the Solidstate Controls business and will report into VP/BUM, PPQS

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin