Job Description Job Description Midsota , located in Avon, MN has an immediate addition to staff for General Manager . Midsota manufactures a fill line of durable, high-quality commercial and off-road dump trailers. Midsota was recently purchased by Novae Corp, one of North America’s largest utility and enclosed trailer manufacturers. Novae Corp has additional locations in Indiana, Iowa, and Missouri. Novae Corp is a dynamic organization devoted to creating a work environment where everyone wants to be great at what they do and proud of what they have done! We respectfully engage and challenge each other to continuously improve and perform at the highest level. This is an essential element of our mission and has allowed us to grow to an organization with six trailer brands and 1000+ employees across five states. Our organization is growing and so is our leadership team! The General Manager of Midsota will lead the mission driven administration, operations, and sales teams to meet or exceed organizational goals while creating an environment where people can be great at what they do and proud of what they have done. Essential Job Duties, include but not limited to: - Demonstrate the execution of the Novae Corp mission by modeling behavior in alignment. - Ensure the safety of the team through requiring safe work practices and regularly discussing safety as a priority. - Identify needs and coordinate training of the administration, operations, and sales teams to build skills and help people develop to their fullest potential. - Provide on-going performance feedback to team members through formal and informal channels; including recognition of a job well done and regular performance evaluation. - Provide leadership for problem resolution to facilitate faster improvements and improved working relationships through the application of Novae’s Guiding Questions. - Ensure compliance with company standards for cost control, waste reduction, quality, safety, and complete and on-time delivery. - Establish sales objectives by forecasting annual sales expectations based on market analysis, current customer preferences, and competitive factors. - Establish goals and budgets for operations performance for production and quality standards, monitor, and work with functional leaders for improved performance. - Manage the administration, operations and sales budgets, including capital improvements and staffing needs, for organizational priorities, sufficient execution to plan, and return on investment. Monitor for alignment. Adjust expenditures accordingly. - Look for and implement ways to continually improve yourself, your teams, and Midsota’s overall performance. Qualifications and Requirements: - Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related field preferred; or equivalent demonstrated knowledge, skills, and experience - Experience leading successful teams of people and leading large projects for continuous improvement and organizational growth. - Excellent verbal, nonverbal and written communication skills - Strong customer service skills with proven experience in conflict resolution and negotiating outcomes that align with organizational strategies - Strong computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office software and enterprise resource planning, and customer relationship management systems. Working Conditions - Will regularly go to manufacturing areas that require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, steel toe shoes, hearing protection and are exposed to the elements - Portion of the workday is spent in an office environment within a busy manufacturing facility - Will require travel to other facilities owned by Novae Corp for meetings and best practice sharing, as well as to trade shows and dealers If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply via the Careers page at
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