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President, Kaba Mas

Lexington, KY, US, 40508


We are seeking a President to join the Kaba Mas team!


Kaba Mas is a leader in the development of mechanical and electronic locking devices and systems for the U.S. Government safe, vault, door, and container applications.  We are an affiliate of dormakaba, located in central Kentucky.  Kaba Mas LLC is seeking a dynamic, growth-oriented business leader to join our organization as President.  Under policy direction of the Kaba Mas LLC Board of Directors, this role is responsible for driving growth, innovation and performance through thoughtful and forward-thinking leadership.


Primary duties:


  • Directs and participates in the development and implementation of company goals, objectives, and short- and long-range strategic plans.
  • Oversees the creation, implementation and management of organizational policies and operational procedures in accordance with corporate guidelines.
  • Collaborates with finance on annual budgets including capital expenditures and investment projects.
  • Fully understands and closely monitors financial and operational results to ensure appropriate measures are being taken to maximize results and opportunities. Develops and implements corrective actions when needed.
  • Establishes and maintains close relationship with the U.S. Government to ensure compliance with Government security requirements
  • Serves as Chairman of the Kaba Mas LLC Board of Directors
  • Serves as Assistant Facility Security Officer to ensure continuity of and compliance with Government security requirements
  • Leads the product development process end to end including coordination with dormakaba affiliates.
  • Manages the product lifecycle for Government Products.
  • Drives domestic and international market development initiatives.
  • Develops, coordinates and conducts products training programs for internal and external customers.
  • Performs immediate supervision and development of Kaba Mas employees ensuring that core functions remain on task.


Critical Success Factors:


Strategic and Tactical Leadership: 

Able to formulate, implement and lead strategic and tactical plan for area of responsibility that aligns with and contributes to the organization’s success.


Results orientation:  

Internal drive and bias toward action to efficiently, timely, and accurately achieve results.  Sets high but achievable standards for self and others. Seeks opportunities to improve process and outcomes. Constantly reviews performance to identify areas to develop.



Decision making and judgment:

Takes balanced view of situations incorporating different perspectives. Seeks alternative viewpoints. Recognizes priorities, weighs different options and evaluates risks. Reaches logical conclusions and decides on appropriate plan of action. Evaluates previous judgements in order to improve decisions.


Team Leadership: 

Provides and maintains a positive, productive and communicative team-based work environment where associates are empowered, accountable, driven and continually developing to achieve optimal results.


Performance Management: 

Accountable for individual and team performance, sets clear goals and expectations, tracks progress against the goals, provides coaching and feedback, redirects and reprioritizes when appropriate, addresses performance concerns and issues promptly and constructively to achieve optimal results.


Continuous improvement drive: 

Inspires and generates new solutions and approaches to issues and challenges to maximize efficiency and effectiveness through every day practice of root cause analysis and critical thinking problem solving; Continually works to refine skills and abilities; Builds on ideas of others to come up with new ways to address issues or problems; Generates creative new solutions and approaches to issues and processes.


Interpersonal Influence: 

Able to influence the views and behavior of others through persuasion and encouragement. Manages conflict or other sensitive issues tactfully and effectively. Able to adapt behavior to a wide range of people.


Great communicator:  

Able to communicate information and ideas clearly and articulately both in oral and written form. Uses appropriate language, style and methods depending on audience and the purpose of communication. Able to convey complex information clearly. Anticipates the information that others will need. Expresses ideas effectively.  Practices attentive and active listening.




  • Must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. Government Top-Secret personnel security clearance.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business management, accounting, finance, marketing or closely related field.
  • 5 + years in a senior management or executive level role with operational and financial responsibility
  • Strong business acumen
  • Proven track record of driving organizational success
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