Director, Diesel Engine Service

Norcross, Georgia


About this vacancy


An excellent career opportunity for a high-energetic and proactive technical service professional for a director level position with our international client Deutz Corporation located in Norcross, GA.

Job description

As the Service Director you will be given the opportunity to provide leadership and guidance to the technical service team to ensure constant improvement of the overall service capabilities in the Americas region. You will play a key role in the company by successfully managing key relationships with the OEM customers and service providers as well as conducting the totally warranty and policy cost under minimal supervision of the Chief Sales Officer. You will succeed in this role by utilizing your knowledge of implementing key measures (KPIs) to develop and enhance the service strategy that will improve the skills and capabilities of the service providers. Your excellent communication and negotiation skills will be an immense asset, allowing you to interface daily with German headquarters, customers in North and South America, and various company departments.  Ideally, you possess experience in the off-highway business and a relevant work history within a small or mid-size European company that imports and exports technical products. Overall, you will be provided significant freedom to work autonomously with open-door policy, while demonstrating your proactive hands-on mentality.


With its headquarters in Cologne (Germany), DEUTZ has a tremendously rich history of more than 150 years and can proudly boast that it established the world's first engine factory. Today, they employ over 4,000 people and are represented in 130 countries on every continent. In North America they provide a sales, service, genuine parts and application engineering center for the Americas, supporting the DEUTZ product range of 30 - 700 hp diesel and natural gas engines. The U.S. headquarters is located in Norcross, GA and employs over 200 people covering all aspects of marketing and support.

Candidate profile

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or equivalent discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years of leading a service team with external customer interaction.
  • International business knowledge and exposure.
  • Managing team with budget constraints.
  • Experience in the off-highway business.
  • Good technical knowledge of diesel engines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent service attitude and negotiation skills.
  • Safety and safe work environment focus.
  • Excellent problem-solving and time management abilities. 

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Katharina Griffin

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