Role details

General Manager - Manufacturing

Bolingbrook   •   USD130,000 - USD150,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Excellent opportunity for career progression and upward mobility
  • Quickly-growing manufacturing firm with global operations

About Our Client

Our client is a rapidly-growing manufacturing firm with global operations. They have multiple lines of business in the U.S. and are constantly investing in new technology, including a new production facility in 2017. Our client has large customers, including several Fortune 100 companies.

Job Description

The General Manager - Manufacturing will have full P&L responsibilities and:

  • Plans and directs production activities, establishing priorities in keeping with effective operations and cost factors.
  • Provides monthly P/L reports to Corporate HQ for continuing budget analysis
  • Reviews and analyzes production quality control and maintenance operational reports to determine causes of deviance from product specifications
  • Develops and implements operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate production problems and improve product quality
  • Confers with management to establish production and quality control standards
  • Develops budget and cost controls for plant operational activities
  • Confers with management to revise production schedules as a result of equipment failures or operating problems
  • Consults with technical sales representatives and engineering firms relative to equipment acquisitions or modifications in order to improve production and quality of printing
  • Selects, trains and reviews the performance of plant management personnel. Confers with management regarding salary adjustments for operations personnel
  • Attends various industry and trade association meetings, seminars and workshops to keep abreast of technological and operational management trends
  • Light travel (5%)

The Successful Applicant

The successful General Manager - Manufacturing will have:

  • 7+ years administration experience in printing and/or manufacturing plant operations
  • Master's and/or Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Engineering
  • Strong skills in work planning, scheduling, and must have good judgment of color, design, and printing quality

What's on Offer

$130k-$150k base salary plus bonus, commensurate with experience.

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