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Business Unit Manager - Checkweigher

Company: Yamato Corporation
Location: Grafton
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Yamato Corporation is a privately held, global manufacturer of machinery used in the food packaging industry and in business for over 100 years. Having a unique product line, with a limited number of competitors, we have consistently grown our global sales. By serving a market that is nearly recession proof (food), our well-run company has been very stable and financially healthy. Yamato Corporation offers competitive pay and provides a comprehensive benefits program including 100% company-paid insurance premiums, a generous 401(k) company match, and ample PTO.Check out for much more information. JOB FUNCTION: Responsible for managing sales, applications engineering, product development, and promotion of Yamato Checkweighers. This includes assessment, creation and implementation of strategies and tactics needed to achieve goals as outlined by company management.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Assist agents, OEMs, and Direct Salespeople in their sales efforts (providing technical expertise), training them, and managing their targets and evaluating their performances.2. Participates in the RFQ-Proposal-Order process.3. Creates and maintains competitive database to assist Yamato sales staff and agents.4. Manages USA checkweigher engineering and works with Headquarters engineering on improvements, features needed to be more competitive, new models required, and US sourced value-added components.5. Create and implement strategies and tactics needed to achieve goals as outlined by Yamato management.6. Cooperates and coordinates with all departments within Yamato Corporation related to activities in the industry.7. Assesses current market situation and provides recommendations for marketing activities to increase sales.8. Provides monthly reports and forecasts, and other information and reports as requested.9. Participates in quarterly sales meetings at Yamato in Mequon, Wisconsin. Schedules and facilitates meetings with agents, OEMs, and end users.10. Attends USA and international trade shows as directed. Attend sales and service calls as needed. Travel expected to be 20-30%.11. Other duties as required.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILTIES: Sales and Applications for the Checkweigher group.

QUALIFICATIONS:1. Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (or other related disciplines). 5 to 10 years packaging or inspection system related experience and/or training, or equivalent of combination of education and experience. Familiarity with weighing, vision, and x-ray technology is a plus.2. Strong leadership and organizational skills. 3. Ability to understand and interpret engineering drawings and floorplans. Ability to manipulate the aforementioned is a plus.4. Excellent oral and written communication skills, self-motivated.5. Working knowledge of Windows based software, including MS word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access.6. Must have valid driver's license and must be insurable.7. Requires a passport to travel outside of the United States.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms and lift up to 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.DISCLAIMER: The above is only a summary of the typical functions of this job. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of this job may differ from those outlined in the description and that other duties, as assigned, might be part of this position.PI197589580

Keywords: Yamato Corporation, Milwaukee , Business Unit Manager - Checkweigher, Executive , Grafton, Wisconsin

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