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Business Unit Manager 


Role & Responsibilities

Responsible for all activities in a defined business segment within a larger business, in this case aligned around like products. Will hold full profit and loss responsibility for the business unit (BU). Will build and execute strategies to ensure financial viability for BU, this may include capital, labor, and direct materials.


  • Responsible for Product Line pricing
  • Support acquisition of profitable new business opportunities
  • Responsible for Productivity efforts within the BU
  • Full Profit and Loss (P&L) responsibilities for an internal Business Unit (BU)
  • Establish Goals and Objectives as well as KPI’s for the BU
  • Manages member work assignments and successful outcomes
  • Resolve all problems related to the product and or product line(s)
  • Respond and resolve customer needs
  • Responsible for continuous process improvement activities within the BU
  • Help Define Team Rewards & Recognition/Utilize Team Resources
  • Responsible for the supply base for the BU



Behaviors and Competencies:

  • Emotionally intelligent and able to build strong trust with leaders and employees of diverse backgrounds and situations at all levels
  • Collaborative, marked by transparency and flexibility, with a commitment to building strong teams
  • An exceptional communicator in both written and verbal interactions; clear, concise, and courageous in giving tough but supportive feedback when needed
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and constant change, nimble and responsive in the short-term while driving progress on longer-term initiatives


Minimum Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in related field plus a minimum of 10 years direct industry experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree e.g., MBA and closer to 15 years of industry experience, some of which should have been in a manufacturing environment. Minimum of 5 years P&L and people responsibilities.

Must be able to support domestic and international travel as required by the business. Travel ~20-25%. 


Shift -not applicable-  
About the Organization  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 10/15/2021  
About the Organization Are you looking for a career that allows big business ability, and small business agility? A company with a family like feel, where you will truly love your job? Look no further! Extant Aerospace is located in sunny Melbourne, Florida, just minutes from the beaches, Kennedy Space Center, and Port Canaveral. Extant manufactures and supplies complex electronic assemblies to the DoD and international customers for military and commercial applications. Extant also provides licensing and obsolescence management services for legacy electronics systems. Extant is growing in the exciting field of commercial aviation and aerospace, and is looking for experienced personnel to help guide us to success! For additional information, please visit our website at  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

To conform to U.S. export control regulations, requirements of this position include being authorized to work in the U.S., and a U.S. person. Certain positions may require eligibility for a U.S. Government security clearance.  
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