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POSTED 02/05/2021

Manufacturing General Manager

Location: Coon Rapids, MN

Currently looking for a highly skilled individual General Manager for a Direct Hire role for a company located in Coon Rapids. Preferred candidates must have 7+ years of experience working in the aerospace/manufacturing industry. Strong leadership and communication skills and able to work with all levels of staff.

General Manager Job Description:
  • Directs and coordinates activities of the company concerning, but not limited to, production, engineering, cost/pricing, purchasing, service, and meet the delivery of our customer products on time.
  • Technical knowledge of high-pressure hydraulics used in aerospace, HVAC, and energy markets.
  • Experience working in international markets as well as being well versed in international language.
  • Exposure working in a Sales function directly with customers.
  • Reviews drawings, plans, and other customer documents and verbal descriptions with customer and Engineering to develop and prepare cost and price estimates.
  • Manages staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties.
  • Reviews financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievements and to determine areas requiring adjustments.
  • Establish and implement departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with all levels of management and staff.
  • Coordinates and leads activities in all departments including sales. 
  • Determines staffing requirements, interviews, hires and trains new employees, or oversees those personnel processes. 
  • Oversees activities directly related to producing products or providing services. 
  • Coordinates organization's financial and budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, and increase efficiency. 
  • Reports weekly updates to Senior Executive Team and Owner. 
  • Meets with marketing on current and future projects and budgets. 
  • Meets with suppliers/outside service vendors to drop off/pick up materials needed. 
  • Strong leadership & communication skills; motivator and team builder. Holds group accountable for achievement of results while creating an environment where people are valued and respected.
  • Proven track record as pertains to achievement of day-to-day objectives while also continuing to drive continuous improvement (i.e., development of strategic business plans).
  • Strong project management and organization skills and proven track record supporting organizational growth.

General Manager Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Operations, or Business.
  • 7 years of management experience (Required) in operations with sales application a plus.
  • Occasional travel out-of-state and internationally.
  • Ability to rapidly learn the product details and their applications.
  • Work well in a team environment and effective problem solver. 
  • Bi-Lingual preferred but not a requirement.
  • International business experience.

Compensation for General Manager:

 The starting salary for the General Manager position is $120K (not including bonuses)