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General or Product Manager (Sales, Ops & Engineering)

General or Product Manager (Sales, Ops & Engineering)

Job Description

A client designing, manufacturing, and selling industrial equipment is in need of a General Manager(GM) for their site near Raleigh, NC.  The GM's areas of focus will include P&L, operations, product engineering, and entrepreneurial leadership into new products.  Details include:
  • Providing technical direction to Engineering staff in the conceptualization and design of new products
  • Sales and marketing including market analysis, significant customer engagement, new product specification development, and current product continuous improvement
  • Full P&L responsibility
  • Manufacturing management/capacity planning
  • Product line launch including feasibility analysis, product development, supplier development, prototype, manufacturing planning, and certification
  • Customer centric product support, maintenance, training, and technical documentation
  • Lean manufacturing deployment.

Management of day to day activities in operations, contact with customers, long term product development planning, and cash management are but a few of the broad activities required from this key leadership position.  Product or Program Managers ready for that next step are ideal candidates.  Though design is not a position requirement, technical knowledge that can influence design for manufacturibility and product cost is also desired.

Impact Professional Search is a recruiting organization dedicated to connecting clients seeking Lean Manufacturing, Lean Sigma, and Demand Flow Supply Chain deployment expertise with candidates whose careers reflect a dedication to the principals of the Toyota Production System, Lean Manufacturing, and Six Sigma ideologies.  Our owner comes from a 20 year career in operations from entry level engineer to VP of Operations in companies whose cultures were centered on the instruction, implementation and commitment to Lean as a management philosophy rather than a flavor of the month effort. 

If you have expertise in general management of industrial equipment sales and manufacturing, we would like to hear from you.  Please provide a Word resume for consideration per information provided on this site.

Job Requirements

  • BS mechanical engineering preferred, other technical considered
  • 5+ years progressive career in industrial equipment manufacturing
  • Product design a plus.  HVAC a plus.
  • Strong hands on mechanical and electrical skills
  • Strong leader, decision maker.
  • Multi-project management expertise

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $95,000.00 - $105,000.00 /Year
Other Pay Bonus
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Business Development, Manufacturing, Management
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience 5 to 14 years
Manages Others Yes
Industry Industrial, HVAC, Manufacturing
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 0614 GM 023
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General or Product Manager (Sales, Ops & Engineering)

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