General Manager

$140,000 - $160,000 yearly

Job Category:Supply Chain

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:In Office

Location:Fort Wayne, Indiana  [In Office]

Job ID:132702

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Job Description

The General Manager will oversee all daily operations and play a key role in the company's growth strategy. This role is key to the continued success in providing timely, customized and excellent customer service to valued customers nationwide.  Under the direction of the Chief Operations Officer, the General Manager will have an excellent opportunity to build a talented team, cultivate culture and core values, lead training and development, manage safety, quality, finances, production, profitability and inventory.   


General Manager Responsibilities: 

  • Overall management and responsibility for the location’s financial, operational and employee performance – managing budget, hitting set targets, supporting standard operating procedures and guiding/delivering excellent quality service 

  • Communicate and embody the company’s CORE values through highly effective leadership, employee development and active partnership with the headquarter location 

  • Develop and implement reporting tools and mechanisms that effectively communicate KPI’s and ensure accountability for performance 

  • Manage the team and operations at the facility, ensure the success of the team by effectively staffing this location for rental check-in’s, reconditioning, up-fits, production and outside service repair work to be completed 

  • Create, coordinate and deliver training on new and established company best practices 

  • Take pride and ownership of the quality of equipment leaving the company facility while providing excellent customer service 

  • Drive innovation through the development, implementation and maintenance of best practices, operational and service efficiency 

  • Provide recommendations and solutions through analyzing location profit & loss statement and performance data to provide strategic recommendations  

  • Consistently meet project deadlines and manage multiple vehicles builds at once, in a fast-paced environment 

  • Manage and negotiate contracts for vendors including body shops, dealerships, and shop supply vendors 

  • Ensure parts availability by managing the materials team driving efficiency in all purchasing, shipping and receiving 

General Manager Requirements: 

  • 10+ years of experience in mid to senior level operational, service or fleet management role 

  • Experience in manufacturing, up-fit, utility equipment, rental, or automotive industry preferred 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field, required 

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced and results-oriented environment 

  • Demonstrated ability to create and sustain a culture of continuous process improvement and waste elimination that yields improvements to quality, delivery and cost 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite of Products – Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint (Microsoft Dynamics Experience Preferred)  

  • Excellent written, communication and presentation skills 

  • Leadership & Team Building 

  • Strong Business and Financial Acumen 

  • Problem Solving / Analysis 

  • Performance Management, Results Driven  

  • Travel Requirements: 20% or less annually once location is up and running 


If this role interests you, please apply today! 


Thank you, 

Becky Clifton 

Senior Project Manager 

LaSalle Network 

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.