• General Manager

    Job Locations US-OH-Circleville
    Posted Date 6 days ago(11/6/2018 11:52 AM)
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  • Overview

    Responsible for the overall management, direction and coordination of plant operations to achieve production and fiscal objectives; including plant safety, customer relations, continuous improvement, strategic planning, quality assurance, problem resolution, manpower development, engineering activity, and fiscal responsibility. 



    • Establishes operations standards for cost control, waste reduction, quality, safety, and complete and on-time delivery
    • Holds team accountable to achieve or exceed established metrics
    • Implements Lean Manufacturing and drives continuous improvement
    • In conjunction with corporate leadership and management staff, establishes budgets and strategic plans to accomplish objectives for growth and profitability
    • Develops and implements strategic plans for site and critical interfaces inside and outside the site
    • Manages & analyses the P&L, driving all operations to meet or exceed budget targets and strategic plans
    • Reviews and approves preparation of accounting analysis for budgetary planning and implementation, production efficiency, financial reporting, budgetary planning and submittal for capital expenditures
    • Builds, develops, and manages operations leadership team capable of carrying-out needed operations strategies and improving employee relations
    • Evaluates, implements, and ensures all policies and procedures are maintained in the operation
    • Directs department managers in a manner that ensures the most effective and efficient total plant operation
    • Consults with engineering personnel relative to modifications of machines and equipment to improve production & quality of product
    • Provides leadership for problem resolution
    • Acts as a positive liaison with customers, community, and Company management
    • Assists in pursuing new business for the company
    • Ensures timely output of quality product within standards of budget, policies, procedures, safety, and housekeeping aspects of operations
    • Interfaces and communicates in an effective and consistent manner with all plant personnel to produce positive associate morale
    • Must exemplify a positive, respectful and “can do” attitude not only for one’s self but for how it will affect other associates
    • Demonstrate leadership qualities that will both motivate and develop associates at all levels
    • Utilize a mentoring approach that will foster a team spirit within the areas of responsibility for collective success




    Required Competencies, Skills and Experience

    • Proven success in maintaining positive labor relations
    • Knowledge of ISO9001 and IATF quality management systems
    • A track record of successful and sustainable continuous improvement
    • Working knowledge of ERP operating systems
    • Strong financial knowledge with strong budgeting skills, proven P&L experience, and strong strategic planning experience
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
    • Strong organizational development skills
    • Working knowledge of injection molding operations and technology

    Education and Job Experience Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Industrial Management or other equivalent degree
    • 10 years management experience in a plastic injection molding manufacturing environment

    Work Environment and Physical Demands

    • This position is exposed to noisy plant areas, and forklift traffic.
    • This position requires the ability to walk on concrete floors, lift up to 30 pounds, perform repetitive keystrokes on a continual basis, and occasionally bend, kneel, twist, and reach.


    The work environment and physical demands detailed above are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


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