General Manager - Industrial - CA - 27020649


Los Angeles, CA

Industry: Building Materials


5 - 7 years

Posted 395 days ago

  by    Wayne Cozad

General Manager - Industrial - CA - 27020649

Our client has over 67years of service in Southern California, and is a leading manufacturer of Concrete Masonry Units, Specialty Mortars, Paving Stones, Mortarless Wall Systems and LID/LEED solutions. With facilities located throughout the Western Region, this company has earned a reputation for high quality, outstanding customer service, and leadership in environmentally responsive solutions. The company is looking for a General Manager (must be promotable to their President in a few years) who has strong experience in Operations, Manufacturing, Sales and Marketing Management within a construction related industry. This company is selling Masonry products to Contractors, Architects, Developers and Big Box retailers.

This is a family owned company, so the successful candidate will be politically nimble, honest and have a strong work ethic. There will be about 8 direct reports but many below you looking for strong leadership and day-to-day operational direction.


  • Provides leadership for problem resolution to facilitate improvements and enhance working relationships.
  • Manages material requirements to increase inventory turns and reduce levels on hand.
  • Ensures compliance with company standards for cost control, waste reduction, quality, safety, and complete and on-time delivery.
  • Determines operations headcount needs and ensures compliance with company policies.
  • Ensures compliance with company needs for capital investments and improvement projects.
  • Manages compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Directs manufacturing operations through a team of functional managers and front line supervisors.
  • Manages operations to facilitate the use of human and automated resources to achieve maximum productivity and profitability.
  • Reviews ongoing performance results and identifies needs of employees.  
  • Implements coaching or mentoring partnerships as appropriate.
  • Maintains a favorable working relationship with all employees to promote a cooperative and harmonious working environment in order to facilitate positive employee morale, productivity, and continued improvement.
  • Communicates clearly and directly with employees concerning performance expectations, productivity, and accountability.
  • Responsible for suggesting methods to improve area operations, processes, efficiency and service to both internal and external customers.
  • Develops employees for future advancement when possible.


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university;
  • Four to six years related management experience in an industrial environment selling to Contractors, Architects, Developers and Big Box retailers
  • Technical skills in materials and inventory management, production scheduling, and preventive maintenance.  
  • Experience in measurement of performance to company goals and standards and establishment of targets for improvements in safety, quality, cost, delivery, and employee relations


Base Salary:  $150,000.00 - $160,000.00 (DOE) + Profit Sharing

Locations:  Southern Los Angeles CA Area (North Orange County)


Number of Openings: 1

If you wish to be part of this successful and vibrant organization, please email a MS Word version of your resume to This company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

Cube Management is a global recruiting and consulting firm that helps companies accelerate their sales, by providing the top-level talent they need to grow their business. Cube Management is a leading recruiting and consulting partner to emerging growth, mid-market and global companies in the technology, manufacturing, healthcare, consumer package goods and business service sectors. We work across the spectrum of Operations, Sales, Marketing, Safety, Engineering, Accounting and Business Development, providing holistic solutions that drive revenue and profit success. Cube Management combines Strategy, Process and People, to produce great results.

$165K - $176K
$150K - $160K base, Profit Sharing bonus