Ohio, United States

General Manager (for aircraft engine component manufacturing company) – Cincinnati, OH

PLEASE NOTE: Please do not apply if you require visa sponsorship.  This position requires the candidate be able to work in the U.S. WITHOUT the need for visa sponsorship!  

This is a full time/direct hire position offering a competitive salary with full benefits package.

Title of position:   General Manager for aircraft and rocket engine components

 Employment location:  Cincinnati, OH

Summary of position:

Employer is a manufacturer of aircraft engine and rocket engine components for the Aerospace Industry and is seeking a General Manager to manage P&L responsibilities and daily operations.

The employer’s business maintains NADCAP and ISO qualifications and are a licensed FAA repair facility.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Customer Relationships: The GM must develop strong relationships with existing customers to ensure repeat business.
  • Management by Metrics: The GM must provide top-down leadership and instill a more rigorous approach to management by metrics throughout the factory.
  • Process Improvement: Drive team to implement process improvements at all levels, leading to greater efficiency, speed of delivery, and cost savings.
  • Transition of New Products: Facilitate seamless transition of manufacturing new products by overseeing the introduction of these new products into the workstream.
  • Organizational Development: The GM must develop the organization to its full potential and keep personnel motivated and productive.
  • Improve Business Unit Management: Improve policies and procedures to create a more structured accountability amongst the management staff.
  • Lean Manufacturing: Lead the team towards implementing lean manufacturing initiatives throughout the factory and support functions.
  • Budgeting and Financial Performance: Develop budgets and cost controls to achieve financial stability and to make financially-sound, well-supported decisions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Aerospace or Industrial Engineering, Metallurgy, Material Science, or similar; Master’s Degree is preferred
  • 10+ of increasingly responsible senior-level management experience in the Aerospace industry
  • Experience/understanding with the manufacturing of Aerospace Engine Components
  • Experience with Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing practices
  • Prefers a candidate with entrepreneur skills to grow a business to new levels of success
  • Experience with the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) a plus
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 or equivalent ERP system a plus

Benefits offered:

  • Medical, dental, Vision, and a 401K plan

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

Sharon Ballgae

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

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