General Manager

Ciresi & Morek - Detroit, MI

Full-time$200,000 - $300,000 a year

Ciresi & Morek is a national search firm based out of Northeast Ohio that specializes in the industrial sector. Our clients include Fortune 500, private equity and privately held companies. We are the most honest executive search firm you will find. We act as an extension of your business, working diligently to find top-tier talent for your specific needs. Our extensive network and broad knowledge of different industries allows us to quickly identify candidates, and keeps our clients coming back. There's a reason why we have a 98 percent customer return rate.

We are currently assisting our client, an Automotive Tier I with a General Manager search located near Detroit, MI. Reporting to a Director of Operations, this position will be responsible for leading the business in the pursuit of continued growth, profitability, and meeting its commitments to customers, the company and to the employees. This highly visible assignment requires an accomplished leader, who will have the strategic responsibility to direct the development and implementation of product line strategies that meet current and future market needs and achieve profitability and growth objectives.


  • Drive results for plant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), including safety, quality, cost, delivery, absenteeism, training, compliance, on-time program launch, communications, etc.
  • Own plant P&L, budgets, forecasts and development and implementation of strategy
  • Develop and execute short-and long-term business plans and strategies designed to assure the growth of revenue, profit and cash flow
  • Provide leadership on major issues facing the organization, working collectively with support managers, and understanding all aspects of the business
  • Drive product line growth—volume, share, and new customers
  • Ensure the facilities annual sales revenue and profitability goals for are met
  • Responsible for customer metrics for represented products


  • BA degree required – engineering degree preferred
  • MBA, or other advanced degree highly desirable
  • Minimum of 5+ years of progressively responsible leadership experience in a manufacturing environment is required; with at least 3-4 years in a plant manager role
  • Metals environment experience strongly preferred

Total Compensation:

  • $200,000 - $300,000

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $200,000.00 to $300,000.00 /year