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General Manager at Advantage Resourcing

General Manager

Advantage Resourcing Bensenville, IL Full Time
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Jobtitle: General Manager  
Worklocation: Bensenville, IL
Workhour: 8:30am-5:00pm

Our client a global leading manufacturerof equipment for buses, trains, is looking for anexperienced General Manager with an exceptional record ofsuccess.  The ideal candidate must possess strong leadership, motivationaland sales skills along with 7+ years within the industry. 

GeneralManager's Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overall Operation
  • Increase sales profit, Planning strategy to grow the business
  • Provide direct management of key functional managers and executives in the business unit
  • Ensure the development of tactical programs to pursue targeted goals and objectives
  • Insure overall delivery and quality of the product/service offerings to customers
  • Engage in key or targeted customer activities
  • Oversee key hiring and talent development programs
  • Evaluate and decide upon key investments in equipment, infrastructure and talent
  • Report key results to corporate officers
  • Engage with corporate officers in broader organizational strategy planning

Sales Function Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Determine annual unit and gross profit plans by implementing marketing strategies, analyzing trends and results
  • Establish sales objectives by forecasting and developing annual sales quotas for regions and territories, projecting expected sales volume and profit for existing and new products
  • Implements national sales programs by developing field sales action plans
  • Maintains sales volume, product mix, and selling price by keeping current with supply and demand, changing trends, economic indicators, and competitors
  • Establishes and adjusts selling prices by monitoring costs, competition, and supply and demand
  • Prepare PowerPoint slides and perform oral presentation to clients and potential clients
  • Prepare contractor / subcontractor Agreements or Contracts
  • Work with lawyers and accountants for any project related issues
  • Establish effectives business partnership to maximize bidding opportunities and business development
  • Judgement and Decision making; Demonstrate strong skills and judgement for investigating and solving problems; respects the confidentiality of the company, customers and personnel information
  • Identifies business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry, researching and analyzing sales options
  • Sells products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects; recommending solutions
  • Maintains relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance, researching and recommending new opportunities, recommending profit and service improvements
  • Identifies product improvements or new products by remaining current on industry trends, market activities, and competitors
  • Perform other duties as assigned


•      7-10 years of Sales experiencein transit / Rolling Stock manufacturing

•      Bachelor'sdegree. MBA is a plus

•      Experience deliveringagainst a complex product roadmap including overseeing maintenance releases aswell as new Product Development

•      Ability to clearlyarticulate a vision and deliver

•      Basic knowledge of productionmanagement & quality control process

•      Proficient in MicrosoftWord, Excel, Visio, Power point, Project, and Outlook, or similar

•      Excellent communication andinterpersonal skills to effectively participate in a multidisciplinary team

About Advantage Resourcing

Advantage Resourcing is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Resourcing is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.

All employees are directed to familiarize themselves with this policy and to act in accordance with it. All decisions with respect to employment matters and other phases of employer-temporary employee relationships will be in keeping with this policy and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.


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