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Advanced Engineering Group General Manager



Advanced Engineering Group General Manager


Company Profile:


Welcome to the forefront of automotive excellence, where innovation meets precision engineering. Our client is a tier 1 automotive supplier that specializes in the manufacturing of stamped and welded components that drive the industry forward. Nestled within their world-class manufacturing facility lies the heartbeat of their operation: cutting-edge technology fused with a relentless pursuit of excellence. Here, craftsmanship meets innovation as they push the boundaries of what’s possible, setting new standards for quality, efficiency, and reliability in automotive manufacturing.


Position Summary:

Imagine leading the charge into a new era of manufacturing innovation. As the Advanced Engineering Group General Manager, you’ll be at the forefront of revolutionizing their processes, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and ensuring all new model components they manufacture sets the standard for excellence. If you’re ready to make your mark on the future, this is the role for you.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Inspire and guide their Advanced Engineering Group (AEG) to new heights, fostering a culture of creativity and excellence.
  • Partner closely with their Parent company to shape the blueprint for tomorrow’s breakthroughs, infusing projects with cutting-edge technology and visionary design.
  • Collaborate seamlessly across teams to turn ambitious concepts into reality, driving innovation from concept to completion.
  • Mastermind the allocation of resources, balancing budgetary constraints with their drive for innovation and progress.
  • Oversee the implementation of state-of-the-art equipment and automation systems, amplifying manufacturing capabilities.
  • Engineer streamlined processes that optimize efficiency, elevate quality, and prioritize safety at every turn.
  • Cultivate a sense of camaraderie and purpose within the AEG, empowering every team member to reach their full potential.
  • Forge strategic partnerships with suppliers and vendors, scouting out the latest technologies and materials to fuel their forward momentum.
  • Serve as the ultimate problem-solver, providing expert technical guidance to overcome obstacles and maximize productivity.
  • Uphold an unwavering commitment to compliance, ensuring that operations meet or exceed the highest industry standards.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a Technical field.
  • A minimum of 10 years in leadership roles within the automotive manufacturing sector.
  • Prior experience working for a Japanese automotive supplier strongly preferred.
  • Experience with high-volume metal stamping and welding manufacturing processes.
  • Proficiency in essential software tools, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • A natural leader with a talent for motivating teams and driving results.
  • Deep expertise in manufacturing processes, with a keen eye for optimization and innovation.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing complex projects on time and within budget.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, essential for navigating cross-functional collaboration and stakeholder engagement.