Legendary Crushing Systems

We seek to appoint a VP of Lippmann Business Unit (BU) who will be leading the Lippmann business globally.

Lippmann annual business volume is over 60 MUSD and it has about 80 employees in the USA and Canada and sales in several countries internationally. The role includes profit and loss responsibility of the Lippmann business and requires capability to increase the Lippmann market share by driving further the business concepts and product portfolio as well as cooperating continuously with the sales team and distributors. The person will lead the Lippmann operations, supply chain, product management, engineering, and R&D teams located in Milwaukee (USA), and Peterborough (CAN). The VP will also have nominated business partners from the finance, sales, and HR teams who belong to the BU management team and have dotted reporting line to the VP.

Lippmann is a strong North American heavy-duty crushing and screening brand providing mobile and stationary crushing, screening, and conveying equipment used in the construction, recycling, mining & aggregate industries.


Main Responsibilities

  • Overall profit and loss responsibility of the Lippmann equipment business globally
  • Manage the Lippmann business unit including: business management and strategy, engineering and R&D, manufacturing, sourcing and supply chain, and product management including product development roadmaps, competitiveness of products in terms of cost, quality and value for customers
  • Sales network management together with the Materials Processing Products Global (MPP Global) Sales & Marketing unit
  • Service capability and business development in cooperation with the MPP Global Aftermarket unit
  • To ensure the overall success of MPP Global as a member of the business line management team


Key Measures

  • Growth and profitability of the Lippmann equipment business
  • Profitability and orders received of the business
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Good relationships with key stakeholders
  • Growth of the Lippmann aftermarket business



  • Business management: Ability to develop new business and to manage business portfolio
  • Product development: Capability to develop further the equipment product offering to meet customer needs and capture more market share
  • Strategic management: The person must have proven results to define business strategy and lead the strategy implementation focusing on long term growth, increased profitability and effective utilization of assets
  • Experience in leading production and supply chain
  • People leadership: Experience in leading teams and developing organizations towards high performing culture
  • Commercial business acumen: The manager needs to understand the elements of profitability, pricing, and dealer management
  • Working style: Strong drive, commitment and result orientation, ability to drive the team towards ambitious targets


Additional information

For further information, please contact Toni Laaksonen, SVP MPP,

Apply by sending your resume and application by 5/25/23.