General Manager, Industrial Automation

Title: General Manager, Industrial Automation
Industry: Industrial Automation
Location: Clinton Township, MI
Work Environment: On-Site

General manager, industrial automation

The ideal candidate is an experienced, dynamic, and visionary leader, passionate about industrial automation.

The General Manager, Industrial Automation will be responsible for leading the Industrial Automation Division and will play a pivotal role in overseeing the company’s strategic direction, operations, and growth.

Essential Functions

Strategic Leadership and Team Leadership:

  • Develop and implement the division’s strategic plans, aligning with the overall company objectives.
  • Provide visionary leadership to drive innovation and stay abreast of industry trends in market segments.
  • Lead, motivate, and develop a high-performing team of professionals, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • Conduct performance assessments, provide constructive feedback, and support career development.

Operational Management:

  • Direct and supervise all aspects of business execution, ensuring timely and efficient delivery of industrial automation solutions.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to optimize processes, improve productivity, and enhance overall operational performance.

Financial Oversight:

  • Manage budgetary responsibilities, including forecasting, financial planning, and cost control.
  • Evaluate and implement strategies to maximize revenue and profitability within the industrial automation division.

Market Analysis, Business Development, and Client Relationship Management

  • Conduct market research to identify business opportunities and potential areas for expansion.
  • Collaborate with the business development team to pursue new clients and partnerships in the industrial automation sector.
  • Foster and maintain strong relationships with key clients, understanding their needs and expectations.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for major clients, addressing concerns and ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction.

Quality and Compliance:

  • Ensure adherence to industry standards, regulatory requirements, and quality control measures in all industrial automation projects.
  • Implement and maintain best practices to uphold the highest standards of quality and safety.

Risk Management:

  • Identify and mitigate risks associated with industrial automation projects, ensuring proactive problem-solving and contingency planning.
  • Implement robust project management methodologies to minimize risks and optimize project outcomes.
    Knowledge, Skills, abilities, and experience
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or related field.
    • At least 10 years of experience in a management role.
    • Proven experience in a leadership role within the industrial automation sector.
    • Strong understanding of automation technologies, AC Drives, PLCs, HMI’s, and related systems.
    • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
    • A demonstrated ability to drive business growth and achieve financial targets.



    • Highly competitive salary + bonus
    • Full Benefits; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401K
    • Outstanding company culture and vertical career mobility