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General Manager – Acoustic Division

Job Location: Bozeman, MT

07.02.2013

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.

POSITION SUMMARY:

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:  executive@gibson.com.  Please put “GM Acoustic” in the subject line.

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