General Manager

Location: Carol Stream, IL

Department: Executive

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Executive

General Manager for Precision Machining Division

Prince Industries seeks dynamic GM to develop and implement short-range plans as well as set and manage goals/objectives to meet the vision, mission and long-range strategic plans of Prince. As part of the leadership team, you will have a mix of operational, manufacturing, and sales involvement.

You will be responsible for business unit resources to drive results in all areas of delivery, quality, productivity, cost, talent management, safety and employee morale.

Essential Functions

  • Develop and execute the short- and long-term plans along with the leadership team.
  • Hire, develop, and retain a diverse pipeline of great leadership talent.
  • Responsible for the Division’s P&L and drive continuous improvements in the Division.
  • Manage the operational aspects of the business, driving improvements in cost, quality, training, and delivery.
  • Create a culture following Prince's core values, teamwork, and creative improvements.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in business-related function (e.g., Engineering, Finance, etc.)
  • 5-7 years of operational experience required and P&L responsibility.
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes.
  • Excellent listener and communicator both verbal and written.
  • Good understanding and proficiency in all computer-related software packages (Microsoft Office, etc.), and additional technologies as appropriate.
  • Experience working in a high mix model environment.
  • Creative thinker, adaptable, flexible, and sense of urgency. Analytical and problem-solving skills are a must.
  • Works well under time pressure and delivery constraints.

Pre-employment:  background check, drug screen

Excellent benefits:  Medical (BC/BS with HSA and prescription), dental, vision, life insurance, AD & D, short-term disability, long-term disability, FSA, Tuition reimbursement, 401(k) with Match.

We are a clean shop (heated and air conditioned, ISO Certified)

The next step and requirement to apply for our General Manager is to submit your resume and complete a Culture Index Survey.  This 10 minute Survey helps us better understand overall "fit" and how you prefer to be managed, motivated and communicated with.  To begin this process, copy this link into your browser and press enter:

Our History

In 1959, Edward Miller recognized the need for a high quality, reliable manufacturing partner.  He took a one-person operation and launched Prince Industries into a globally recognized premier designer, engineer, and manufacturer of precision machined and sheet metal fabricated components and hydraulics.  At Prince Industries, we embrace the challenge of today’s rapidly changing global manufacturing marketplace and are prepared to meet the most demanding applications from our customer, including small/mid-size runs, JIT components, and high-volume production. 


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