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General Manager

AZZ incorporated St. Petersburg Full-Time
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AZZ Industrial Services is searching for a General Manager to lead our SMS Business Unit based in St. Perterburg, FL. Following are details of the position.

Position summary:

The General Manager is responsible for providing strategic leadership for Field Services business unit by working with the Executive Management Team and other business leaders to establish long-range goals, strategies, and plans.  Responsible for P&L including, but not limited to, the delivery of both top line and bottom line budgeted financial results of the operating unit which are achieved through the effective management of multi-functional departments.  Provides day to day leadership and management to the organization through planning, directing, organizing, and controlling activities.

Educational requirements:

B.S. degree in technical discipline, business or equivalent experience; MBA preferred.    Should have experience in specialty repair & overall solutions, field engineering, sales and management.

Skills and experience:

  • Prior General Management experience preferred.  Six plus years as an Operations Manager, Branch Manager, Account or Sales Manager, and/or other management supervisory position.
  • Operational excellence; track record of consistently and reliably executing business strategy utilizing KPI’s, Lean and/or Six Sigma tools.
  • Working knowledge of company specific equipment and applications and experience in account development.  Must possess good PC skills (Microsoft Office Suite).

Essential duties:

  • Ensures that all personnel adhere to the Company’s operational, ethical, standards of conduct, safety, EEO, health and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Recommends, implements and monitors the annual operating budget and establishes necessary controls to meet financial objectives.
  • Maintain contact with current customers to keep up with upcoming projects.
  • Promotes safety, environmental and operational policies and procedures.
  • Assures accurate and timely completion of company, customer and regulatory paperwork requirements.
  • Meets on a regular basis with direct reports, including but not limited to managers, field supervisors, safety representatives, and others as applicable to maintain an informed staff and develop a participative management environment.

Physical demands:  

  • Must be able to sit and stand for long periods.
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Must have the ability to personally inspect/monitor work sites to include, but not limited to climbing and inspection of vessels at high levels; i.e., 90 feet or more.

Work environment:  

  • Domestic travel averaging up to 40%.
  • Office environment with moderate on-site project evaluations.
  • AZZ core values consist of ethical and talented people doing the right thing for our customers and fellow employees every day.  AZZ’s success and reputation has been built upon a foundation of the highest social standards and business ethics. Managing expectations is a core value in doing what is right and AZZ’s high regard to Corporate Social Compliance is fundamental in what we do; nothing compromising the value of our adherence to our ethics and the laws governing the international business world. Simply stated, operating with integrity and with high ethical standards is what AZZ strives for as our way of doing business. Our Corporate Social Compliance consists of guideline and policies for dealing with customers, suppliers, other employees, competitors and the public with integrity and in an ethical and appropriate manner.

Skills required

Customer Relationship Management
Provide Direction
Provide Actionable Feedback
Decision Making
Resolve Complaint
Performance Management
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AZZ incorporated
(NYSE:AZZ) was established in 1956 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, TX. AZZ
is a specialty electrical equipment manufacturer and provider of highly
engineered services to the global markets of power generation, transmission,
distribution and industrial as well as a leading provider of hot dip
galvanizing services to the North American steel fabrication market.

AZZ Energy is the leading provider of specialized products and services
designed to support industrial, nuclear and electrical applications. Offering
some of the most technologically advanced solutions and engineering resources
developed from a legacy of proven, reliable product options, AZZ Energy is
ideally positioned to meet the most challenging application-specific demands to
ensure safe, productive facilities.

AZZ Galvanizing Services provides hot dip galvanizing to the steel fabrication
industry through facilities located throughout North America. As North
America’s Largest Galvanizer, our vast network of facilities adequately
positions us to serve a variety of industries and applications. Hot-dip
galvanizing is a metallurgical process in which molten zinc is applied to a
customer's material. The zinc bonding renders corrosion protection to
fabricated steel for extended periods of up to 50 years.

Our success is attributed to a focus on innovation, continuous improvement of
processes and the world-class quality that has distinguished us in the
marketplace. As an employee, you will quickly come to understand and appreciate
the AZZ advantage.

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