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General Manager

Company: Leggett & Platt
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: March 28, 2020

Job Description:

Leggett & Platt Aerospace is seeking a General Manager for our Western Pneumatic location in Kirkland, Washington. For over 50 years, Western Pneumatic Tube Company has been producing the most reliable and high-quality welded tubing in the industry. With our diverse manufacturing capabilities, we're able to create specialty tubing in a wide variety of materials and configurations, with the capacity for large production runs. This flexibility allows us to service all our customers' needs with certified quality and integrity. Our ideal candidate has experience managing fast-paced operations for medium or large companies that have the high product mix and low volume of the aerospace industry.

What you will be doing:


  • Develop and execute strategic plans to improve and maintain stability of financial performance
  • Oversee Sales & Operations Planning activities
  • Implement suitable cost performance indicators and demonstrate achievement of operational efficiency improvements
  • Increase profitable sales revenue
  • Drive operational and purchasing activities delivering cost and working capital improvements
  • Complete appropriate capital expenditure requests and justify recommended investments accordingly
  • Achieve satisfactory reporting, including projection submission, variance explanations, and monthly business reviews
  • Oversee regulatory compliance and provide suitable interaction with government and regulatory bodies
  • Recommend organization structure as appropriate to maximize performance
  • Hire, train, develop, and provide leadership and mentoring to the branch management team, putting in place suitable succession planning activities where needed
  • Drive conformance to company policies and achieve satisfactory audit performance

    We're looking for someone with:

    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Aerospace, or related field. Post graduate degree preferred
    • 10 years experience in a manufacturing environment
    • 5 years of experience in a leadership role
    • Experience in the aerospace industry is strongly preferred
    • Demonstrated ability for full P&L responsibility
    • Successful track record with solid job tenure in past positions


      • Knowledge of quality certifications and inter-workings between supplier and customer
      • Exceptional interpersonal skills
      • Ability to coach and manage experienced professionals within the company

        Reasons you'll love it here: Our company culture reflects values like integrity, ownership, and authenticity. We take these to heart, and if you do as well, you'll fit right in.

        Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing company consists of more than 22,000 employee-partners in 142 manufacturing facilities located in 23 countries. We're not just hiring, we're building a better company. For more information, please visit www.leggett.com/careers.

        Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer

Keywords: Leggett & Platt, Kirkland , General Manager, Executive , Kirkland, Washington

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