Executive Managing Director

CORE Energy Recovery Solutions - Reinsdorf, Saxony

Become a leader for a global company of indoor climate solutions

Become a leader for a global company of indoor climate solutions

Use your deep leadership & business experience gained in an international & industrial environment to lead & grow the globally active SME brand organisation CORE of Zehnder Group. Be a change agent to drive the future of a highly successful company

Main Responsibilities and tasks

  • Lead all operational activities of CORE worldwide and create a sustainable platform to lead the organisation’s sales, marketing, customer services, R&D, production and after-sales performance

  • Develop the market position of CORE and generate the financial performance (revenue & profitability) according to short-, medium- and long-term plans to retain the leader position

  • Responsibility and accountability for the sales and financial performance including COGS with full P&L responsibility as well as approval of CAPEX & budgets

  • Develop long-term strategic plans and ensure the best possible return on capital employed while focusing on the longer-term growth opportunities

  • Ensure that the IBUs (International Business Units) in Europe are running efficiently and profitably and meet customer’s expectations

  • Set the foundation to build up a profitable business in North America and safeguard its running business to secure profitability

  • Evaluate, define and implement a strategy for the Chinese market to duplicate the successfully established European business model

  • Be the motivator and moderator of the digital initiatives and support the associated challenges

  • Develop employees in their competencies and personality to ensure a strong and engaged team

Your skills

  • Master Degree in Business Administration / Economics / Technology / Engineering of an international university or Bachelor Degree combined with MBA

  • At least 10 years of relevant international leadership experience in an international industrial environment

  • Proven track record to create a (worldwide) business strategy and communicate it properly and transparent to all levels

  • Proven track record to translate strategies and concepts efficiently into concrete and successful actions to reach business objectives

  • Pro-actively engaged, strong business acumen and a strong people developer mind-set

  • Strong organisational and coordination capability

  • Above-average communication competences, very good negotiation skills and a high success and result orientation

  • Excellent English and German language skills (oral and written)

  • Willingness to travel

What we offer

We offer the opportunity to successfully lead a company with high potential which is part of a prestigious international market leader with a high-quality product range. The mother-company, the Zehnder Group, combines tradition and vision, while maintaining a dynamic focus on innovation. In this position, you can expect complex and demanding tasks, a professional team and the opportunity to fully apply your skills in order to make a significant contribution to CORE Energy Recovery Solutions’ success and future.

We look forward to hearing from you

Please send your English CV via www.mercuriurval.com/en-ch, reference no: CH-03942. For additional information please contact us +41 44 396 11 11.


CORE Energy Recovery Solutions is a leading global supplier of ERV and HRV exchangers and was created through the combination of PAUL Wärmerückgewinnung GmbH based in Reinsdorf, Germany and dPoint Technologies Inc. based in Canada. Together they are a strong, globally diversified company with a broad range of products and services and are well-positioned to be the leader in the rapidly growing market of energy recovery ventilation.