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General Manager – Custom Homes
Cookeville, TN

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$140,000 - $180,000 / yr

Job Description

A National leader in the custom home building industry, is looking for a General Manager in Cookeville / Crossville TN.

An ideal candidate must possess a strong work ethic, problem-solving skills, and knowledge of residential construction. Someone from/familiar with the Cookeville TN area & knows the local vendors/subs/etc to acclimate more quickly to the operations. This company is looking for the right person with “high energy” and strong leadership that will constantly be driving the Production & Sales processes. 

Here is the basic breakdown of their approach to managing all aspects of the branch operations, sales & production for our office clientele & staff. 



  • Sales Direction & Leadership with New Homes
  • (Close Communications with Client/Homeowners for total Satisfaction)
  • Production Experience on Custom Homes
  • (Work with field staff to ensure schedule/budgets/quality are all on track)
  • Administration of P&L / Financials & Staff Management


Basic Priority Check-list:

  • Field overflow (phone calls, sales traffic, deliveries, site meetings etc.)
  • Manager walks
  • Job inspection
  • Corporate file reviews
  • Staff Review meetings
  • Plan reviews
  • Recruit/hire/train/mentor/supervise employees, subs and vendors
  • Network with community contacts
  • Negotiate with subs and suppliers
  • Review overhead and general P&L
  • Review individual job margins
  • Field customer concerns
  • Obtain & Approve Special Pricing for Building Consultants



  • Competitive salary Averaging $130-150k/year + Bonus
  • Health insurance benefits plan
  • Vehicle allowance @ $1000/month
  • Cell phone allowance @ $75/month
  • Vacation and holidays
  • 401K

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