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Business Unit Manager 




  • Serve as a key member of the Leadership Team, setting and driving the overall strategy for the individual internal business unit (BU) by displaying good analytical reasoning and problem-solving skills through critical thinking and numerical reasoning
  • Display a well-organized and data driven approach for a strong bias for action through establishment of goals and objectives for the Business Unit
  • Develop and manage staff within the BU
  • Ensure actions taken in the organization are aligned to Extant’s Business Culture
  • Support leaders in building a strong leadership pipeline
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


  • Responsible for the full profit and loss of the Business Unit
  • Strong business acumen with a broad understanding of fundamental business principals
  • Responsible for Price, Productivity and Profitable New Business within the BU
  • Demonstrated project and budget management skills


  • Accountable to proactively communicate all operational and commercial financial metrics within their business unit
  • Provide regular performance updates to the Senior Leadership Team


  • Build a high performing team within the Business Unit through displaying strong coaching and interpersonal development skills
  • Develop and execute strategy to build and strengthen leadership team for succession planning
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to collaborate and build a consensus in a high-pressure environment


  • Booking(s) (Monthly/Quarterly/Annual Targets)
  • EBITDA (Monthly/Quarterly/Annual Targets)
  • Value Price (Quarterly/Annual Targets)
  • Profitable New Business Booking(s) (Monthly/Quarterly/Annual Targets)


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field plus a minimum of 4 years direct industry experience, most of which must have been in an Operations Management role or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree e.g., MBA and closer to 8 years of industry experience, all of which would have been in an Operations Management with some forward-facing Sales/PM experience in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Minimum of 2 years of people leadership experience required
  • Must be able to support domestic and international travel as required by the business. Travel ~20-25%. 


  • 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 Partner with leaders in creating a culture and work environment that supports the business strategy, encourages employee engagement, and inspires performance excellence
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About the Organization  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 1/13/2022  
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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