General Manager (East Region) in Minot, ND at Gooseneck Implement Company

Date Posted: 11/24/2022

Job Snapshot

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    Minot, ND
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Job Description

Reports to:    CEO
Supervises:   Store Managers, Sales Manager(s)


Responsible for the development and achievement of the organization’s business plan and meeting the expectations of the leadership team.   To provide organizational leadership in the areas of physical assets, employees, business processes, and financial resources.  To provide a work environment that will optimize the profitable growth of the business, the personal growth of employees, and the satisfaction of customers. 

This position would include our Minot, Velva, Rugby, and Harvey store locations. Employee could be based out of one of those locations, or our Minot Business Center.


  • Delivers an exceptional Gooseneck Experience to employees and customers
  • Responsible for ensuring alignment to the organization’s critical initiatives – alignment to culture, alignment to strategy, accountability, and financial performance
  • Develop and execute the organization’s business and marketing plan
  • Leads the dealership operations including the identification, development, and implementation of sound business practices and processes
  • Provide guidance to the management team in making business decisions
  • Creates and manages annual sales action plans for each location to achieve desired sales revenue and market share goals
  • Creates and manages communication plans for the sales team to ensure all team members are aware of the latest OEM and Gooseneck information
  • Ensures appropriate communications to the management team and the stores under their responsibility
  • Oversees the evaluation, allocation, and management of physical assets, employment decisions, and financial resources to fulfill the management expectations
  • Sets the financial direction for the organization utilizing annual budgets and ensures financial stability through audits and internal controls
  • Ensures the dealership’s reputation and image in the community is consistent with the organization’s values, vision, and mission
  • Leads and manages on-going relationships with key John Deere personnel and other suppliers
  • Manages recruiting, staffing and employee development activities for employees reporting to this position

Experience, Education, Skills and Knowledge:

  • 5+ years experience managing a retail location or in a corporate management role
  • Familiar with the Ag equipment industry, John Deere and competitive products
  • Ability to lead and motivate others
  • Proven managerial ability in the areas of financial management, marketing experience and a solid understanding of sales, parts and service operations
  • Solid analytical, business planning, problem solving, communication, motivational and inter-personal people skills and process driven mentality
  • Bachelors degree in Agriculture, Business or equivalent experience required

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