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VP & General Manager (W1007)

Location:  Tucson, AZ, US
Requisition ID:  410154

B/E Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc., is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and solutions.


As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Vice President & General Manager role within our Nogales, Mexico Composites facility.




Reporting to the Global Operations Vice President, the Vice President & General Manager (VP&GM) will be responsible for all daily manufacturing operations for the Nogales Composites facility's current and long term profitable operation and growth of an independent operating unit.




  • Participates in formulating and administering company policies and developing long-range goals and objectives
  • Directs and coordinates activities of the operation for which responsibility is delegated to further attainment of goals and objectives
  • Reviews abstract problems across functional areas of the business identifies and evaluates fundamental problems for major functional areas through assessment of intangible variables
  • Confers with senior management to review achievements and discuss required changes in goals or objectives resulting from current status and conditions
  • Reviews analyses of activities, costs, operations, and forecast data to determine operation progress toward stated goals and objectives
  • Manages subordinates at senior leadership level, who in turn supervise exempt and nonexempt associates
  • Responsible for overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the site
  • Develop and maintain customer relationship both domestic and international



  • Master’s degree (MA/MS) and at least 8 years related experience or an equivalent combination of formal education, on-the-job training, and or work experience
  • 5-8  years related experience in manufacturing in the aerospace or similar industry
  • Intermediate level skill with various computer programs including; Microsoft Outlook, Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate at all levels of an organization
  • Proven success in implementing regulatory process in lean organization with minimal cost and impact to business
  • Proven ability to successfully manage a multi-million dollar budget
  • Proven ability to execute continuous improvement initiatives throughout the operating unit
  • Strong business acumen



  • Minimum 8 years related experience working with aerospace parts and products
  • Continuous Improvement Certification
  • 5-10 years project management experience
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk or hear; and required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.


Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.




The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Most of the work of the VP&GM is conducted in an office setting.  The work environment is typical of an office setting.  However, frequent visits to the plant and shipping areas are required.  Noise levels are generally low, but can be louder in certain areas of the facility.

 EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Tucson

Job Segment: Aerospace, Project Manager, Aviation, Technology, Bilingual