General Manager (Blacksburg-North)

242532 Requisition #

The Moog Site General Manager is responsible for and oversees all activities of the of the Blacksburg Mil/Aero Actuation, Motors/Resolvers, Sensors, and Fiber Optic P&Ls of the “North” site of the Power and Data Group. The position requires senior leadership of a fully integrated business team of senior department managers including Operations (production execution, capacity, and planning), Support engineering (Design, Manufacturing and Quality Assurance), Program Management, Supply Chain (Purchasing and Production Control), Outsourcing, ERP leadership and Continuous Improvement. In this role the incumbent also serves as a key member of the Business Unit leadership team, supporting strategy development, revenue growth, cost control and operating profit.

To be considered for the Site General Manager, here’s what you’ll need to bring with you:

  • Qualified candidates shall have a Technical or Business Degree with at least 10 years of management and/or business leadership experience with evidence of increasing leadership responsibilities.  
  • AS9100 or other similar quality management systems experience is required
  • FAA/EASA requirements, ERP systems, ITAR/EAR and FAR/DFARS compliance experience is highly desirable
  • Facilitative leadership skills are required to construct, communicate, and execute the strategic and tactical objectives.  
  • The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in team building and continuous improvement leading to business operational growth and margin improvement.  

As a Site General Manager, you will:

  • Lead the business to meet or exceed planned targets in sales and profit, as well as other key business performance metrics. Expected outcomes will be maximized profits with customers understanding they are receiving the Best Value for quality and performance-based products and services delivered on time.
  • Establish and maintain an environment consistent with Moog’s Values and culture.  This includes building a Team that fosters customer trust and confidence in Moog, as well as, at the employee level creating a culture that ensures that Moog is a great place to work.
  • Be an agent for change and continuous improvement.  Change agency can be manifested in many ways, including organizational constructs, job accountabilities, and problem-solving approaches.  Our continuous improvement efforts are driven by lean principles – the Site General Manager must flourish in a lean environment and be comfortable with rapid change and leading from the top.
  • Develop a diverse organization that is responsive to changing business needs, and in the course of doing so, develop people and their careers.  Facilitate individuals delivering increasing value to the company.
  • Deliver highly engineered and complex products under continuing cost pressure, supply chain escalations and delays, and reduced lead-time expectations.  These conditions require customer centric focus, relationships, and planning.
  • The Site GM will report directly to the Business Unit Director. Direct reports include the leaders of Operations, Supply Chain, Support Engineering departments (Design, Manufacturing, and Quality), Outsourcing, ERP leadership, Program Management, and Continuous Improvement.
  • Solve the customer’s most difficult problems with our solutions.  Focus on systems that proactively avoid impactful issues.
  • Provide a safe and secure place to always work.

How We Care For You:

  • Financial Rewards: great compensation package, annual profit sharing, matching 401k and the ability to participate in Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts
  • Work/Life Balance: Flexible paid time off, holidays and parental leave program, relocation assistance
  • Health & Welfare: Comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, Employee Assistance Plan (“EAP”) and other supplemental benefit coverages
  • Professional Skills Development: Tuition Assistance, mentorship and coaching opportunities, leadership development and other personal growth programs
  • Diverse and Inclusive Workplace: Employee Resource Groups, cultural events and celebrations
    This position requires access to U.S. export-controlled information.

EOE/AA Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran

About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.


Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 13,000 strong.


Our company is organized into three operating groups: Aircraft, Industrial, and Space and Defense. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.


But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. 

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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