Who are we?
At Vertiv, we build products that keep critical technologies running 24 / 7. We are proud we were the first to protect mainframes with precision cooling systems.
We were the first to introduce an integrated enclosure system to distributed networks. We help some of the largest names in the industry bring new capacity online faster and at a lower cost when search and social media increased demand for storage and computing.
Our portfolio spans power, thermal and infrastructure management products, software and solutions, and is complemented by a network of nearly 250 service centers worldwide.
We are now looking for a Cooling Field Operations Leader to join our team in Lagos, Nigeri.
The Cooling Field Operations Leader is responsible for the management of HPAC engineering function within the company, plans, directs and controls all cooling engineering activities within the company.
The Cooling Field Operations Leader co-ordinates the creation, development, design and improvement of company cooling department.
Interacts with the Global Engineering teams to keep abreast of developments in the HPAC engineering and product development, he will also perform on site High technical level service activities.
What will you do in our team?
Liaises with marketing department to define product requirements, and with manufacturing to prepare process designs and specifications for materials and equipment.
Develops engineering short- and long term plans together with supporting budgets.
Responsible for directing projects in all stages of engineering planning, design and maintenance.
Responsible for the management of a team of engineers and support staff, working on different assignments.
Ensures that sound technical engineering concepts are applied.
Ensures a close relationship with other global engineering, manufacturing functionalities within the Emerson Group, for support in fulfilling the engineering requirements in line with the global requirements and strategies.
Keeps abreast of and understands the technology trends, market forces, cost trends.
Ensures that all engineering roles are geared towards or focused on competitive market and customer requirements, technology advances, product quality, product cost and time to market, to give the company a competitive edge at all times.
Involve and share information with other functions in MEA / Central Africa.
Ensure to keep close relationship with key customers in the regions
Adhere to local and international Vertiv Trade Compliance procedures in connection with all transactions and business practices.
Any other duties as deemed appropriate by your line manager.
Extensive travel expected at 70% of the year
What will make you successful?
Bachelor’s degree in engineering or similar
Min. 3-5 years proven technical management experience.
Fluency in English written & local language
Good knowledge of the market situation in the relevant region.
Experience from managing engineering and technical HPAC processes
Experience from studying and learning about new products and solutions.
Proven commercial and technical qualifications to understand the Vertiv business environment and requirements
Good interpersonal and managerial skills.
Provides leadership for professional staff and work teams or task forces in broad functional / process areas to solve complex and diverse issues.
Main focus is on influencing functional strategy.
Roles will have a greater impact on the business and will be in a more complex environment.
Must have vision of functional or unit mission.
Accountable for projects or programmes involving multifunctional, countrywide or regional teams. Impact is on functional business unit or country costs / expenses