General Manager

Millville, NJ 08332

Posted: 05/31/2024 Industry: Production Job Number: 2420 Pay Rate: $180,000 - $200,000 + 25% bonus

Job Description

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced General Manager to oversee a food manufacturing plant. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in profit and loss (P&L) management, extensive experience in the food manufacturing industry, and proven leadership skills to manage a plant of 300 employees through periods of change.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic leadership and direction to all plant operations.
  • Oversee the daily operations of the plant, ensuring efficient and effective production.
  • Manage and mentor a diverse team of 300 employees, fostering a positive and productive work environment.
  • Lead the plant through periods of change, implementing strategies to adapt to evolving market conditions and organizational goals.
  • Develop and manage the plant’s budget, ensuring financial targets are met.
  • Monitor and analyze P&L statements to identify areas for cost reduction and improved financial performance.
  • Implement financial controls and reporting systems to ensure accurate financial tracking.
  • Ensure compliance with all food safety and quality regulations and standards.
  • Implement and maintain best practices in manufacturing processes to maximize efficiency and productivity.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance operational performance and reduce waste.
  • Develop and execute change management strategies to support the plant’s growth and transformation initiatives.
  • Communicate effectively with employees about changes and provide support to ensure smooth transitions.
  • Address and resolve any resistance to change, fostering a culture of adaptability and resilience.
  • Collaborate with senior management to align plant operations with overall company objectives.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including suppliers, customers, and regulatory bodies.
  • Represent the plant in meetings and presentations, providing updates on performance and strategic initiatives.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; a degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Food Science, or a related field is preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a senior management role within the food manufacturing industry.
  • Proven track record of managing a large-scale manufacturing plant.
  • Strong background in P&L management, with demonstrated success in financial planning and analysis.
  • Exceptional leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to lead through change and drive continuous improvement.

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Subject: General Manager- Millville, NJ


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