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Army To Start Fielding New Light Tank In 2025, Seeking Platform To Fight In ‘Worst Conditions’

The Army will start fielding its new light tanks for infantry brigades in 2025, with officials pushing vendors BAE Systems and General Dynamics [GD] to prove their vehicle offerings are able to survive in “the worst conditions you can imagine.” Senior Army leaders told reporters Monday evening the service is focused on a rapid prototyping […]

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White House Directs Pentagon to Establish U.S. Space Command

The White House has directed the Department of Defense to move forward with establishing a U.S. Space Command, without details of exactly when, or how, a new unified combatant command related to space would be stood up. USSPACECOM, as it will be known, will be the 11th combatant command in the U.S. military and will […]

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GAO Finds Most Agencies Lacking In Adopting Federal Cyber Security Requirements

Despite congressional mandates and presidential orders, most federal agencies are still behind in implementing standards and frameworks for securing their networks, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) says in a new report. “The 23 civilian agencies covered by the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990 have often not effectively implemented the federal government’s approach and strategy […]

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McSally Officially Nominated to Become Arizona’s Junior Republican Senator

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) on Tuesday officially nominated Rep. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) to become Arizona’s junior senator in the 116th Congress. McSally would be taking over for Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.), who announced last Friday that he would resign from Congress at the end of 2018. Kyl himself was nominated to the post following […]

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V-280 Marks First Year of Flight

FORT WORTH, Texas – The V-280 Valor on Dec. 18 celebrated a full year of flight during which it has flown more than 80 hours and reached speeds of more than 250 knots in forward flight and flown more than 300 miles from its birthplace in the Texas Panhandle to just outside Dallas. Early in […]

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Air Force Light Attack Aircraft RFP Delayed Until 2019

The Air Force’s awaited release of a final request for proposals for a light attack aircraft (LAA) has been pushed back to early next year. The service intended to release the request by the end of 2018, and sources on Dec. 18 told Defense Daily that as of Monday, it had been expected by Dec. […]

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General Manager


Job Location: Bay City, MI


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A $900MM+ dollar International Manufacturer is seeking a GENERAL MANAGER for their Advanced Materials R&D and Manufacturing plant, located in Bay City, Michigan (160 employees & $40MM+ in sales). It is a critically important operation, which directly addresses their customers unique and ever changing product needs. It is a high mix / low volume contract manufacturer that produces customized material form products primarily utilized in high temperature applications and semiconductor manufacturing.

Excellent career opportunity for an ambitious up-and-coming management executive to join one of the primary business units of the entire global corporation. It is an organization that is strong and already achieving its goals. This job offers high visibility and excellent avenues for further advancement.

The company is seeking a strong leader, who can continue to cultivate a culture of OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE, which is based upon sound tools and techniques that encourages and promotes participation and ownership at all levels of the organization. They want someone, who is decisive and goal-oriented, but also an effective leader, who can inspire his or her team to take their game to the next level of excellence by drawing upon their individual strengths and giving them the focus needed to achieve all goals. A leader and a coach versus just a boss.

REQUIREMENTS:
  1. 15 to 25 years of job shop manufacturing experience is required high mix / low volume production.
    • >Strong preference for manufacturing experience involving machining, heat treatment, and thin film coatings for customers in the semiconductor manufacturing industry.
    • >Other high temperature manufacturing industrial experience like metals, glass, carbon graphite, and ceramics will be seriously considered.
  2. A BS degree is required. (Ideally in Engineering or Manufacturing)
  3. Must have strong experience leading all aspects of a manufacturer including business operations (sales, marketing, business development, customer service, etc...). Must have a proven management background.
  4. Must be a champion of Continuous Improvement, ideally utilizing Operational Excellence or Lean Manufacturing.
    • Does not need to be a Lean Expert / Six Sigma Black Belt, etc.
    • They are NOT seeking a Change Agent.
  5. Must have significant P&L experience.
  6. Must be able to wear multiple hats within the organization. Understand the needs of divergent groups. Must have a good grasp of the big picture regarding overall business objectives.
  7. Must be a team player, who has experience working within a MATRIXED hierarchical management structure. Team Concept philosophies are critical.
  8. Must be able to get a DOD Security Clearance and/or be able to gain access to sensitive materials via ITAR rules.
  9. Experience working for a Multi-National / International corporation is a big plus. Foreign language skills are also a plus (especially French, Chinese, Korean, and/or Japanese).
  10. Willing to travel (10%) - Either has or can easily get a Passport for International travel.

COMPENSATION: Target range between $130K to $140K, but there is a little wiggle room for an applicant they really like ($150K Max). 27% bonus plus company car.



How To Apply:
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