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General Manager

Reference Number: 5691-SMB
Location: West Texas

Duties and Responsibilities
• Guides and directs employees of the site in the development and production of plastic injection molded products.
• Responsible for site operations to achieve budgeted profit results, manufacturing metrics, and to preserve the invested assets (including property, plant, and inventory) of the site.
• Responsible for the development and preparation of short- and long-term plans and budgets, based on the goals, growth objectives, a direction from sales personnel, and directions established by the President and the Leadership Team.
• Develops and maintains a sound plan of site organization ensuring that the company vision, mission, values, and principles are internalized by all employees and practiced throughout the facility.
• Establishes the necessary training, assessment, and development of personnel to ensure adequate management development and to provide the capable management succession.
• Directs the development and installation of procedures to comply with all applicable safety, quality, and regulatory authorities. Maintains standards and standard practices.
• Maintain the physical facility and monitors the 5-S systems in order to promote a safe environment and an appearance that drives customer attraction/acceptance.
• Promotes, directs and participates in continuous improvement activities. This includes introducing new concepts to their organization and eliminating waste in the system.
• Appraises and evaluates the results of overall site operations regularly and systematically, and reports these results to the Executive Leadership Team.
• Ensures that all activities and authorities are well defined and understood, and continues to have accountability and responsibility for all site operations.
• Participates in the establishment and implementation of corporate policies, salary-administration policies, employee benefits plans, and employee relations.
• Develops and maintains sound working relationships with the customer base. Actively participates, as directed by the sales team, to help “grow the business” through interaction with new and existing customers.
• Personally participates in the logistics operation of the site, including the administration of developed pricing, quantities predetermined, terms and conditions of sale.

 

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, or a related field. MBA preferred.
• Five to ten years successful manufacturing management experience in a plastic injection molding facility.
• P&L management experience is required.
• Experienced in TS 16949, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, PPAP, PFMEA, ISO9001:2008, and 5s.
• Successful Total Quality Management Experience.
• Knowledge and execution of the proper balance between strategic and operational objectives.