Gibson Brands, Inc., the world’s premier musical instrument manufacturer and the home of such preeminent brands as Gibson, Epiphone, Baldwin and Wurlitzer, is seeking a qualified, experienced General Manager to join the General Management team at our acoustic manufacturing facility in Bozeman, Montana.
The General Manager-Acoustic is responsible to lead the sales and manufacturing operations for a large manufacturing division. This position requires full P & L responsibility. This position will report to the Chief Operating Officer
We are seeking candidates who have a degree from a top tier MBA program with an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering. Only candidates with a successful, 5 year track record of managing growth in a manufacturing environment with full P&L responsibility will be considered.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The General Manager will be focused on the development and manufacturing of new product lines each year. They will provide direction and will possess a solid understanding of how the core business will run.
Must be an aggressive, independent professional with:
5 years of P&L management experience in a growth environment with aggressive goals
Ability to deal with the rigors of corporate oversight and daily measurement of progress
Tenacity and long term commitment requiring
Strong consumer brand marketing skills and experience
Exceptional leadership traits
Demonstrated success managing cash and delivering profits
Good business sense
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
An MBA from a top tier MBA program is required.
A BS in Mechanical Engineering is required.
Experience with consumer products or retail is required.
Individual should be excited by a career path tied to growing this division for at least 5 years.
Send resume with salary history to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put “GM Acoustic” in the subject line.
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