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(Archived) Business Unit Manager

Last Updated: 11/26/22

Job Description

Job description:

Aerospace manufacturing company is looking for a Business Unit Manager who will be responsible for business results (Profit and Loss, meeting annual plan and growth in the value for a business). The scope of this position includes: leadership of a cross functional business unit team (sales, operations, engineering, quality), new business generation, proposal preparation, bookings (orders), Profit and Loss accountability, developing and maintaining customer relationships, establishing the Annual Salary business plan, overseeing operating activities to ensure good customer service and cost objectives are met, contract negotiation and other duties.

This position focuses heavily on value creation. The Business Unit Manager focuses on details of value creation, i.e.; value based pricing, continual cost improvement, and identifying profitable new business opportunities. He/She guides a team of sales personnel, engineers and manufacturing personnel to create real intrinsic value.

This is the key job in the company for promotion to senior management positions.


  • Leadership abilities
  • Understanding of the details of creating real value
  • Good business sense/judgment
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Action oriented
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Open and honest communication. No politicians need apply.
  • Take ownership for their performance and for their teams performance
  • Results oriented
  • Manage and prioritize multiple programs to maximize value creation



4 year college degree (technical degree preferred but not essential)

MBA preferred.

Experience with increasing responsibilities

Broad business knowledge: sales, engineering, finance and operations

Industrial experience, Aerospace preferred

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

This is a position that will lead to a VP level role in the future. Open due to promotion and growth. Beautiful AZ weather.

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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