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Managing Director (m/f/d) - LEMKEN USA

LEMKEN is a successful, family-owned business with a 240-year history. We are one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of cultivation, seeding and crop care, with headquarters in Germany. Our strong focus to increase our market share in the US creates an opening for a


Your responsibilities:


  • providing overall strategic, administrative, operations, and sales leadership
  • development and execution of our go-to-market strategy, expanding distribution channels, and improving relationships with existing distribution partners, all while ensuring profitability
  • setting up a new company location, in-house management of spare parts storage and logistics, and - at a later stage - final assembly of machines
  • establishment of a new ERP system
  • developing LEMKEN USA to a full-fledged import company for the US market
  • further expansion and development of the LEMKEN USA team for sales and service in all relevant regions in the US for professional farming
  • taking over full P&L responsibility for the organization
  • development of business plans and sales strategy for the market ensuring attainment of our sales goals and profitability
  • leading and representing the company towards all stakeholders, including customers, suppliers, associations, authorities, courts, government entities and other third parties

Your skills and qualifications:


  • minimum of 5 years demonstrated sales leadership experience with proven success developing and motivating a sales force, driving deals, and negotiating pricing and conditions of agricultural machinery / components to companies or through a distribution network
  • relevant knowledge of farming, agricultural machinery and dealer relations for the sales of agricultural machines
  • experience in the management of an agricultural machinery dealership is an advantage
  • demonstrated ability to formulate strategies and turn them into clear, compelling, and actionable plans that deliver year on year growth
  • international and intercultural experience, especially background working for an European company
  • experienced with MS Office, and comfortable with new technology
  • experience with, and willingness to travel frequently, nationally and internationally
  • German or other languages can be an advantage

LEMKEN USA Inc. provides our employees excellent working conditions and benefits. We promise a practical and helpful integration program as well as room for creativity in a successful, mid-sized, family-owned company that encourages exciting challenges.

We look forward to receiving your online application.

46519 Alpen,

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