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General Manager


Charlotte, NC

Davalyn Corporation has been retained to fill a General Manager position in the machine tool industry.

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced General Manager to oversee our client’s CNC machining facility. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in CNC machine tool operations, production management, and team leadership. The General Manager will be responsible for ensuring the efficient operation of the plant, meeting production targets, maintaining quality standards, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.


  • Manage a team of 25-30 supervisors, machinists, programmers and support staff to ensure production goals are met.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement solutions to enhance productivity and reduce waste.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as engineering and sales, to meet customer requirements and drive business growth.
  • Manage plant budget and expenses to ensure financial targets are achieved.


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, Manufacturing Management, or related field (preferred). Practical work experience will be considered in lieu of academic credentials.
  • A candidate managing an independent machine shop of 20-25 people or a CNC department within a larger manufacturing facility will be considered.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment, with at least 3 years in a supervisory or managerial role.
  • Must have profit and loss responsibility experience.
  • Experience with Lean manufacturing principles is a plus.


  • Salary Range: $150,000 – $175,000
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off

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