|University or similar degree thinking and working level|
|Several years of successful (bicycle) OEM experience in a commercial management role|
|Proven commercial success in dealing within a B2B (-project) environment with a consumer oriented brand and product. Experience working in an international environment|
The Sales Director Bike - OEM is part of the Bike Commercial EMEA-APAC team. The Sales Director Bike – OEM is overall responsible for the worldwide OEM customers and business. Develops and executes the growth strategy for the worldwide OEM channel and go-to-market. Manages and drives the OEM sales for the brands AXA, Trelock, AXA-iN for the product categories Locks, Lights, Electronics and Chain guards.
The Sales Director Bike - OEM leads the global OEM sales team (6 FTE), a team of professionals. Innovative, professional and enthusiastic leadership is required to help accelerate growth and innovation throughout the Allegion organization. Based on the customer relations, customer input and market knowledge, ideas are canalized into the Product Management and Engineering Organization to build the right customized products and the right innovation funnels.
The OEM offices are located in Veenendaal Netherlands, Münster Germany, Hongkong and Boston USA. In those places also the Customer Experience (sales support) teams are residing. The Sales Director Bike - OEM reports to the Commercial Director Bike EMEA - APAC. Base is Veenendaal, the Netherlands. Frequent travelling is part of the job.
Education and Experience
At Allegion, we help keep people safe and secure where they live, work and visit. With more than 25 brands sold in almost 130 countries across the globe, we specialize in security around the doorway and beyond: everything from residential and commercial locks, door closer and exit devices, steel doors and frames to access control and workforce productivity systems. At the core of our $2 billion business is the knowledge and experience of the 9,000 dedicated employees behind our brands. We help our customers navigate their toughest security challenges, and we help builders and property owners differentiate themselves by providing innovative and secure solutions. Enterprise excellence is a key part of what we do for our customers, and is a focus for our employees. Our trained specification writers and experts not only help our customers adhere to codes and standards – we help advocate for and raise those security standards in the first place, in markets around the world.
About Global Portable Security (GPS)
GPS is a business unit within Allegion that was created to bring together the acquisitions of AXA and Trelock with the Kryptonite brand to maximize the potential of these three leading bicycle lock and light brands around the world. In addition to mobile security, the AXA brand also provides security for homes and buildings in the form of hinges, window releases, window locks, door hardware and access control systems.
Our Veenendaal site has a long and rich history, dating back to 1902. The basis for one of the two current successful core business is already established in the twenties, the forerunner of the present company started production and sales of hardware. Twenty years later, a ring lock for bicycles was introduced. This marks the start of a range of bike components, the second core activity as it is now.
Today, the range of products of Home Security contains hinges, window stays, window- and door fittings and access management. The product range of Bike Security contains bicycle locks, lighting products and chainguards. Our production facilities in the Netherlands, France and Poland. Our sales offices are located in the Netherlands, Germany, France Poland and Hong Kong