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General Manager Job in Geneva, Ohio US

General Manager

Hunter Defense Technologies Inc - Geneva, OH

Posted: 7/9/2020 - Expires: 10/7/2020

Job ID: 218813913

Job Description

General Manager

EOE Statement
We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, gender identity or sexual orientation, creed, sex, disability, marital status, citizenship status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

About the Organization
Headquartered in Solon, Ohio, HDT Global is the industry leader in engineering, designing and manufacturing leading-edge military expeditionary products, rugged industrial/commercial products, and products for medical rehabilitation. Our product lines include shelters, heaters, environmental control units (ECUs), power generators, chemical/biological/radiological/nuclear (CBRN) air filtration and collective protection systems, military vehicles, perimeter protection systems, and robotics including manipulator arms, vehicles, and healthcare solutions.

Additionally, HDT's success and longevity is based on the full range of engineering services we offer, including design, analysis, testing, validation, training, and installation. These services provide the foundation of our innovation, providing ongoing research and development.


HDT (Geneva, OH)



This positon will fully support HDT's mission which focuses on delivering and sustaining proven solutions for extreme environments. Provides senior level direction and develops/executes the strategic plan of Geneva operations with full profit and loss responsibility.


Drives manufacturing excellence to deliver quality, reduce lead times, and ensure cost competiveness
Partners with and supports internal business areas
Drives operational excellence internally and externally
Deploys employee engagement, employee experience, and employee development programs
Drives performance in all areas and hold the departments accountable for delivering results.
Develops and directs the implementation of operating plans practices, policies, and procedures
Actively supports top line improvement initiatives and new product development with internal stakeholders
Coordinates the product development, production and quality activities to ensure that products meet customer needs and expectations
Performs day-to-day management functions including direction of personnel, budgets, projects, etc.
Conducts detailed reviews of the new business initiatives, programs, and overall operations on a regular basis to maintain budgets and assure performance obligations.
Achieves business commitments (e.g., revenue, profit) and scorecard metrics (OTD, efficiency, utilization, etc.)
Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends the mission, values and culture of the organization
Adheres to all quality and safety standards
Supports other projects and performs duties as assigned

Position Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility listed above satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's degree (Engineering, Operational Excellence, Business or related field) MBA preferred


15+ years related experience including management experience with profit and loss responsibilities
Experience forming and leading high performance teams including progression and succession planning


Demonstrates broad domain knowledge in areas relevant to General Management
Financial management skills and an ability to work closely with finance professionals in preparing strategic business plans
Demonstrated ability to lead by setting and meeting goals and motivating performance with a positive attitude
A proven track record in managing organizations and people
Possesses quality orientation and high attention to detail
Exhibits proven leadership skills and possesses a strategic mindset
Experience dealing with corporate and customer senior management
An understanding of matrix leadership organizations
Has excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent communication skills both oral and written; able to communicate effectively with management and personnel at all levels
Possesses strong computer skills with demonstrated proficiency in standard business software packages (e.g., Microsoft Office)
Must be able to speak, read and understand English

Number of Openings

This position is currently accepting applications.

Equal Opportunity Employer of protected Veterans, disabled individuals or other individuals regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, age or sexual orientation.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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