General Manager USA (*all genders welcome)

Lockweiler, Saarland, Germanythyssenkrupp Automotive Body Solutions GmbH

Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Management
Remote work:Possible
Job field:General Management
Entry date:2024/10/01
Posting date:2024/07/09
Job number:DE_RS_14757
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Your responsibilities

Strategy & Business Development

  • Further develop tk Automotive Body Solutions (AB) in the USA according to our growth and strategic plan take action to adapt the plan if required in consultation with superiors
  • Support, develop and adapt our product and service offerings for the American market
  • Monitor current market trends and competitor activities and coordinating with the Global Sales team
  • Maintain and expand customer and supplier relationships and furthermore strengthen relationships with internal stakeholders
  • Detail decision papers, presentations and prepare relevant meetings to achieve agreed objectives


  • Lead and develop the US team towards our next level
  • Lead and direct the company to ensure continuous, efficient and consistent operations that exceed customer and supervisor expectations in a safe and orderly manner
  • Ensure further progression of the young company entailing development of the infrastructure, if necessary with the help of other functions
  • Coordinate legal advice and alignment when concluding relevant contracts with customers and suppliers
  • Monitor relevant KPIs (financially and operational) to steer the company in alignment with our financial department detail measures and track implementation if required

Your profile

  • Degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, industrial engineering, business administration or similar (at least Bachelor's degree; Master's degree or diploma an advantage)
  • MBA an advantage
  • Several years of professional experience in project management, strategy, M&A or similar in an automotive or automotive supplier company
  • Commercial experience in the form of a business administration degree or MBA program is an advantage
  • Several years of experience in managing projects/companies in an international environment
  • Hands-on mentality with strategic foresight and well-founded analytical skills
  • Experience in the thyssenkrupp Group is an advantage but not necessary
  • Good PC skills (Office 365, especially PowerPoint and MS Teams)
  • Business fluent in English and German (fluent)

Your benefits

Collegial cooperation and respect in dealing with each other - that's what you'll find at our company for over 200 years. If this is as important to you as it is to us, then apply online now.

  • Flexible working time
  • International medical insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Support with social contributions


thyssenkrupp Automotive Body Solutions

Lea Schenk

People Manager

Tel +49 7131 1569 17149

Important to us

Health & Safety

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

We value diversity

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion/belief, disability, age, sexual orientation and identity.


thyssenkrupp is an international industrial and technology company with around 100,000 employees. It generated sales of 38 billion in 48 countries in the 2022/2023 financial year. With extensive technological expertise, the businesses develop economical and resource-saving solutions for the challenges of the future, particularly in the areas of climate protection and energy transition, digital transformation in industry and mobility of the future. Under the thyssenkrupp umbrella brand, the company creates long-term value with innovative products, technologies and services and contributes to a better life for future generations.

From receiving your documents to acceptance: the application process

Step 1

Online application

Have you found an interesting vacancy? Then apply online. You won’t need more than 10 minutes. The entire application process – from initial contact to response – usually takes between four and six weeks.

Notes on application

You will have submitted your online application to thyssenkrupp in no time! As long as the position is available on our career page, you have the opportunity to apply.

We have adapted the application process to the current situation and conduct our interviews by video (not in the U.S.), telephone and also personally - in compliance with the applicable and necessary distance and hygienic rules. You will receive detailed information on this topic from our recruiting experts during the application process, while you can find general information and application tips here finden.

Further information about thyssenkrupp, our products and locations can be found directly on the company website.

We wish you every success with your application and stay healthy!


Move things forward with us - as colleagues and above all as a team.
Because together we dare to do something new and take things into our own hands.

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