Business Unit Manager Charlotte Operations in Charlotte North Carolina at ITW Food Equipment Group

Date Posted: 2/12/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

W-Food Equipment Group

Vulcan Cooking North America 

Business Unit Manager-Charlotte (Fryers, Griddle/Broilers)

Charlotte, North Carolina  

ITW Grade 13

Manager Level-Manager

EEO-1 Category- 1.2 -First /Mid-level Officials & Managers United States EEO-1 United States of America)

Scope and Function:

Vulcan Cooking North America is a division of the ITW Food Equipment Group. We currently have an opening for a Business Unit Manager for our Fryer, Griddle/Broiler business in Charlotte, NC.

This position reports directly to the VP/GM of Vulcan North America Cooking and responsible for a Business revenue of sixty-two million across three product lines and oversees the activities of an employee group of 54.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Operations or Engineering

• Leadership experience with proven track record of success

• Proven organizational skills and ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, events and  projects               

• Ability to create and implement strategic vision

• Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills 

• Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams with or without formal authority

• Solid understanding of ITW 80/20 philosophy and experience with all aspects of the ITW Toolbox

• Strong analytical and decision-making skills

• Self-starter who is committed to the job and seek empowerment and accountability and is readily adaptable      to changing market and organizational dynamics

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in Business Administration or related Engineering Field

• P & L management experience

• Business development experience 

Experience - 10 to 15 years’ experience in leadership roles having exposures to diverse business functions and principles ( e.g. Manufacturing, Sales, Finance, Supply Chain, Customer Service) in leadership roles

Job Requirements

Major Responsibilities:

• Manages and achieves overall P&L goals for the Fryer, Griddle/Broiler business.

• Focuses and Drives the business to achieve organic growth targets/goals.

• Develops and successfully implements long term strategy for profitably growing the business and improving       market share in key markets    

• Oversees all key functional areas of the business including Sales, Product Marketing, Operations, Quality           and Accounting/Finance

• Works very closely with other Cooking Foodservice business units, VFEG, Hobart Sales and Hobart Service to      help manage our go to market strategies to support overall company growth  initiatives       

• Works very closely with the other Cooking Divisions to foster a global approach in developing                             winning strategies for profitably growing Global Cooking market share 

• Champions a safe work environment by enforcing safety rules, encouraging safe work behaviors                         and promptly correcting conditions and unsafe behaviors.

• Supervises and develops staff by providing regular coaching and mentoring including the                                   creation of career development plans in support of ITW Talent Management Initiatives.

• Develops, implements and monitors key performance metrics in order to drive accountability                             throughout the organization for meeting or beating key goals and objectives.

Travel and Environment:

Travel 30% of work schedule

Flexible work schedule Office and Plant floor environment



To learn more about more about the company please visit:

ITW Vulcan North America Cooking 

For more than 150 years, Vulcan has been recognized by chefs and operators around the world as the best-in-class supplier for premier, energy-efficient foodservice equipment. Trusted for durable design, precision performance and state-of-the-art innovation, professionals rely on Vulcan equipment to produce spectacular culinary results each and every time. 

Vulcan is a division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a Fortune 200 global multi-industrial manufacturing leader with revenues totaling $14.1 billion in 2019.  Vulcan customers include chain and independent restaurants, K-12 schools, grocery, hotel/recreation.

ITW Food Equipment
ITW’s Food Equipment segment designs and manufactures advanced ware wash (dishwashing), cooking, refrigeration, and food processing equipment and provides service for institutional, industrial, restaurant, and retail customers around the world. ITW’s food equipment businesses are highly branded with industry-leading positions differentiated by innovation and unique, integrated service offerings. These well-known brands meet the needs of their global customers by focusing on the industry’s most critical issues and trends: sustainability, ease of use, performance, and on-site service.


  1. Vice President Jobs
  2. General Manager Jobs