Our client is a full-service, Tier 1 supplier of engineered plastic assemblies located in Northern Michigan. Founded over 40 years ago, our client has built and maintains strong customer relationships through their commitment to superior customer service and quality in the products they deliver. With a dedicated and team-focused company culture, our client has grown to over 130 employees and three (3) manufacturing facilities.
Our client is looking for a dynamic and innovative leader that will play an integral part in managing the accelerating growth of the company. This position will be a critical focal point to impact strategic decisions and lead a high performing team. The President will be responsible for the leadership and day-to-day operations of the company. This highly autonomous President position will be essential for the future growth and competitiveness of the company by bringing best-practices and succession planning to ensure business continuity. This leader’s responsibilities will be broad and include managing all operations either directly or through internal department heads. The successful candidate must be a hands-on, “roll up your sleeves” leader with a can-do attitude and passionate about building trusting relationships internally and externally.
This position reports to the Board of Directors with ten (10) direct reports.
As a growing company in an expanding industry, the President should be comfortable to lead, provide solutions, build team consensus, and manage growth. The President must be strategically minded taking the lead to create, drive, and execute near and long-term strategy. The ideal candidate will have values of integrity, hard work, empathy and doing the right thing. An intellectually curious individual who must think on their feet, manage “upstream and downstream” communication while seeking to understand first then be understood. A successful leader who will be patient, thick skinned and calm in high stress situations with an ability to inspire the Management Team. Comfort with, or experience around, commercial and business development responsibilities is highly valuable.
This position will work closely with the Board of Directors and Management Team as the “liaison” to build consensus and bring all stakeholders together ensuring alignment. This position will help evolve/grow the company while retaining the close-knit culture of small company values.
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