General Manager

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

THE COMPANY Quinn Company is a family owned, Caterpillar dealership founded in 1919. The company sells, services, and rents a full line of new and used construction, agricultural, and material handling equipment, diesel and natural gas engines. The company operations span seventeen counties throughout Central and Southern California, including a portion of Arizona, covering nearly 80,000 square miles and representing 47% of the State of California. The company services its customers through a dedicated, tenured employee base of more than 1,000 in 22 locations. From Monterrey to Orange County, Quinn Company has been construction and agriculture customers trusted partner for over 100 years. HISTORY Since 1919, Quinn Company has served the equipment needs of businesses in Central California, including contractors, farmers, miners and others driven by a vision of service, growth and prosperity. In 1925, when Caterpillar Tractor Co. was formed, Joseph A. Quinn became their first dealer in Central California. From 1954 to 1978, Bradley Quinn, the founder's son, expanded the company's territory through two acquisitions of neighboring dealerships. In 1979, Blake Quinn, the founder's grandson, became the company's third Principal. Under Blake Quinn's leadership the company has experienced significant growth through three large acquisitions and business expansion. Today, the fourth generation Quinn leaders are transitioning to lead the company in to the future. Through the years, Quinn Company has benefited from growth of the California economy, acquisitions, Caterpillar business expansion, and deepening relationships with their customers. The company has a reputation for providing expert support and great value to customers. COMPANY CULTURE As a Caterpillar Dealership, Quinn Company enjoys a unique ability to be a nimble, family owned company with entrepreneurial spirit and leverage the global reach and support of a Fortune 50 company… local and global at the same time. Quinn Company ranks among the top performing Caterpillar Dealers in the world. This competitive, performance based drive is the foundation of the company's culture. In alignment of this goal, the company's key measures are: safety, employee engagement, customer loyalty, and marketshare. VALUES Quinn Company believe how the business is accomplished is as important as the results themselves. Six company core values reflect the beliefs the company holds in the highest regard; these values are the foundation of the company culture. Safety: Above all else ensures work can be performed in a manner that is prevents any injury. Safety is the important thought and objective of any job. No business is valuable above our Team's safety and well-being. Integrity: Tells the truth and is honest and forthcoming in all business transactions. Lives up to commitments by delivery on any promises he or she makes. Takes personal responsibility for his or her own actions. Does the right thing, even when difficult or inconvenient. Teamwork: Knows how his or her role contributes to the Company Vision, Values and Goals. Is responsible to carry out his or her role as a team member. Is willing to sacrifice personal gain for the team's best interest. Shares ideas and solutions among all divisions, departments and locations. Respect: Respects other people's opinions, and respects their property. Seeks, accepts and gives feedback in a positive manner. Treats people fairly, with dignity, and in a way he or she would like to be treated. Speaks positively about other people, departments, and divisions. Quality: Takes pride in performance, doing it right the first time. Uses all available resources to delivery creative solutions. Maintains a professional appearance in self and work area. Meets or exceeds customers' expectations. Relationships: Works hard to build mutually beneficial, lasting relationships with customers, teammates and business partners. Builds trust and respect by giving responsive and consistent service. THE OPPORTUNITY The General Manager of Agriculture Business provides leadership and strategic direction for the company agriculture business. The GM Ag reports to the Executive Vice President. Key responsibilities are: * Establish and execute strategic direction for the company ag business * Manage company ag business profit/loss statement to maximize revenue and profit * Build strong relationships with key growers in company service territory * Attract, develop, and lead company Ag Business Team * Grow company whole goods marketshare * Manage company ag inventory/assets * Ensure a safety/healthy work environment for Ag Business Team * Manage high level business partner relationships - AGCO, Weldcraft, Wilcox, Garford As a Senior Leader, the GM Ag will play a key role setting the leader example for the company. Strategic planning and leader development are important elements in this opportunity. PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS The GM Ag's personal style will fit in with Quinn Company's performance based, collaborative culture and core company values. The ideal candidate will be a servant leader, hard-working, honest, willing to roll up their sleeves and make an impact in a team environment. S/he will be lead with dignity and respect and be aligned with the team's overall performance measures. Quinn Company seeks a great addition to its Senior Leadership Team - a GM who is passionate about process excellence and customer/employee service. S/he will be highly responsive, authentic, and have a low expressed ego. In summary, the GM Ag will be an exceptional leader with balanced background in leadership and operational execution. S/he will be have strong results orientation, a high energy level, and a passion for excellence and service. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university. Senior level management experience and a minimum of 10 years' experience in the agriculture industry. Quinn is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/DV Quinn is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/DV Quinn Group, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, all applicable veteran status or disabled veteran status. Quinn Group, Inc. has established an Affirmative Action Plan to promote the employment and advancement of me

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