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General Manager - Aerospace Drive Systems
Manchester, CT
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Post Date: 05/15/19 Company: The Timken Company
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Travel: Negligible
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Your Career Begins at Timken
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken. Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

The Executive Opportunity:

The Timken Company, a world leader in engineered bearings and mechanical power transmission products is currently seeking a General Manager - Aerospace Drive Systems located in Manchester, Connecticut.

Timken's Aerospace Drive Systems (ADS) business serves the power transmission needs of the company's customer base in primarily the rotor wing military aviation industry along with some commercial aviation customers. We manufacture, test, and overhaul complete transmissions, gears, and flight safety rotor-head components for a wide variety of platforms including Apache, Chinook and Blackhawk. The goal is simple: be the recognized leader in the rotor wing aerospace drive industry as measured by quality, schedule and cost-effectiveness through strong program management skillsets, reliable manufacturing of precision components and proven repair services.

The Basics:

You will be the leader of our Aerospace Drive Systems business which includes:

  • P&L responsibility
  • Sales, Operations, Supply Chain, Product management and development, Quality, Finance, Human Resources leadership
  • Creating and executing strategic directions, initiatives and investments
  • Creating and executing annual business plan to meet growth, EBIT, EBITDA, working capital and capital objectives
  • Managing significant government and defense related activity which requires strong attention to DFAR compliance, frozen planning principals and periodic first article obligations.
  • Developing high potential associates as contributors and successors
  • Be the senior leader and steward of the company assets, brand, reputation and investments

The Fit:

As the General Manager - Aerospace Drives Systems you are part of the overall leadership team for the company's Power Transmission business. You will report to the Group Vice President - Power Systems.

To Be Successful You Will Need:

  • Demonstrated senior leadership experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field required, Master's degree in engineering or Business preferred
  • United States Citizenship
  • Strong practical experience in running a business ; typically obtained through 12 to 15 plus years of experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in business transformation
  • Proven record of managing broad segments of a business - Operations, Sales, Supply Chain, Finance, Engineering, Human Resources
  • Excellent customer relations focus
  • Demonstrated leadership integrity

Additional preferred skillsets:

  • Demonstrated prior experience as a senior leader within aerospace industry serving the US military in either a direct or subcontractor role.
  • Prior experience in power transmission manufacturing (gears, gearboxes, high precision components).
  • Prior experience with complex program management requirements.

If you are looking to be part of the leadership team of a growing company; If you are looking for an opportunity and challenge; If you are looking to impact Customers, Associates and the local Community; This may be the position for you!

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law


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