Florida, United States

General Manager

Our client is looking for a General Manager in an entrepreneurial, small company environment with excellent long term growth potential for the right candidate.


  • Strong US light sport aircraft manufacturing company with over twenty years in the business
  • Entering a new growing phase in established and new world market
  • Making unique, proven popular aircraft
  • Steadily growing privately owned small company


  • General manager responsible for North America operation and global sales, functional areas of the company including Manufacturing – Production, Engineering, R&D, Finance, Sales & Marketing, and Human Resources.
  • Responsible for P&L
  • Report to the board of directors
  • Compensation including salary and profit sharing


  • Experience
    • 15 years of experience working in machining and mechanical assembly facilities
    • 5 years in single engine aircraft manufacturing; (general aviation manufacturing experience is considerable)
    • With in-depth knowledge of the single engine fixed wing aircraft industry preferably familiar with Light Sport Aircraft market
    • At least 3 years manufacturing general management experience (beyond production, engineering, project management)
    • At least 1 year management experience in a small manufacturing company
    • Previous P&L responsibility
  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or relevant field
    • Master’s Degree would be a plus
  • Qualities:
    • Have passion of small aircraft and dedicated
    • Strong leadership to lead the company to success
    • Capability to work in a growing / changing environment
    • Sophisticated leader in multi-culture environment


  • Paid time off benefits which begin accruing upon commencement of employment
  • Paid company holidays
  • Relocation assistance is also available

  • Location: Florida, United States
  • Categories: Operations / Management
  • Contract Type: Full Time

Mitch Maldonado

Contact Information
  • Call: (904) 264-0097
  • Fax: (904) 264-0230

Aviation Recruiting, Inc.
1845 Town Center Boulevard, Suite 350
Fleming Island, FL 32003

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