Job Description

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. — Confucius

General Manager

  • Job Tag: #LI-KF1
  • Posted: March 16,2023

We are partnering with a small/mid-size light industrial manufacturer to find their next General Manager. Their current GM has announced his intentions to retire in the next 6 months and we are looking to bring on his replacement. 

You’ll be walking into a firm that is coming off back to back record years, and looking for someone that can continue to grow the company. They pride themselves in taking care of and retaining their employees and need someone that has a similar outlook on running a business. 


  • Oversees, manages, and optimizes day-to-day business operations; Engineering, Finance/HR, Purchasing and Production, and Sales & Marketing.
  • Day to day operations management including planning, execution, scheduling, housekeeping, maintenance, and process improvements
  • Direct management of the purchasing, planning, and production and assembly departments to ensure efficient business execution, favorable materials price management, and efficient logistics.
  • Ensures compliance with company needs for capital investments and improvement projects.
  • Responsible for the preparation of the annual budget, P&L performance, and development and implementation of strategic plans for business growth.
  • Provides leadership for employee relations through effective communications, coaching, training and development
  • Maintain strong vendor relationships and sustains knowledge of all product line offerings.
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are adhered to throughout the operation.
  • Ensure staffing level is appropriate based on business needs and that staff is properly trained.
  • Execute the performance evaluation process and ensure that it is completed properly and timely throughout operation.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience with 2 years of P&L responsibility
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in manufacturing or assembly of engineered products
  • Excellent relationship building skills; communicates effectively with all levels of internal and external stakeholders
  • High level of initiative and ability to multitask.

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