Victory Archery
Tuesday June 12, 2018   |
Vermont Machining and Assembly Company Seeks General Manager

Burlington, Massachusetts Area

About The Company:

Our Vermont Client is strong and growing – building on the demand for their high-quality products. Over the past 50 years, this mid-sized precision machining and assembly company has acquired a reputation of reliability and integrity among consumers and industry competitors alike.


The General Manager will provide hands-on leadership and direction for the business to create a positive team culture and build sustaining processes, supporting further growth and development. The successful General Manager must be an effective communicator and process-minded leader possessing the ability to maximize resources and ultimately drive business success. This is an opportunity to make a direct and tangible impact and showcase your ability to drive positive change

Key Responsibilities:

§  Lead and oversee plant-wide Operations including New Product Development, Design Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Supply Chain, Quality, Manufacturing & Assembly, Maintenance, and Lean/Continuous Improvement teams.

§  Work closely with the executive team establishing and implementing strategic initiatives, goals and objectives

§  Provide hands-on direction and follow-up throughout the entire organization

§  Identify key areas of improvement and cost reduction; implement lean, 5S strategies

§  Evaluate opportunities for strategic company growth, including new product development and product launch

§  Overall responsibility for quality, safety, on time delivery, and profitability

§  P & L management

§  Cultivate a positive organizational culture which includes team building, staff engagement, and inclusivity.

§  Manage and reduce overall inventory levels and WIP to achieve optimum manufacturing efficiency

§  Set goals with departmental leaders, ensuring accountability and follow-up


Preferred Qualifications:

§  Four year degree preferred; related experience will be considered

§  Related operations experience from within a metal/machining precision manufacturing and assembly environment

§  P & L experience is required

§  Possessing a strong understanding of supply chain principles/ERP utilization.

§  Lean/Continuous Improvement/5S experience

§  An experienced, hands-on leader with a proven track record of building strong teams and transforming positive change

§  Strong communication skills (business writing, presentations, and interpersonal) along with the ability to work with executive level clients and stakeholders

§  Experienced in successful new product launch

This is a unique opportunity to take on a highly desirable leadership role and truly make your mark with this premium brand. Attractive salary, bonus, outstanding benefits package, and relocation for the right candidate along with a rare opportunity to build an outstanding career with a true innovator.

Forward your résumé, in confidence, to Marty Holmes, CPC, President, Management Search, Inc. ~  or call direct at 413-233-5483.

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