General Manager/VP- Packaging- Food Production

Mount Holly Permanent USD150,000 - USD200,000
  • Interested in being apart of a growing family owned business?
  • Seeking flexibility & hybrid schedule?

About Our Client

The client is among the world leaders in the production of paper molds for cooking and the presentation of food, with a daily production of millions of pieces and a capillary presence all over the world.

Job Description

  • Leads and drives plant safety culture and puts safety first in all responsibilities.
  • Leads identification of opportunities and problem areas for targeted improvement by creating, reviewing and monitoring data or reports that show performance to KPI's. (specifically, safety, quality, waste, and productivity)
  • Oversees all aspects of human capital planning & management for the facility, including HC goal setting, improvement targets for KPI's, salary planning, performance management.
  • Attract, hire, develop direct reports and create strong succession plans
  • Ensure compliance with department safety, product safety, fire protection, Company polices/procedures, and housekeeping programs.
  • Ensures effective, timely and well-developed communications for all product associates.
  • Manage process control initiatives by ensuring manufacturing SOP's exist, and that they are sufficient for quality, safety, and process control.
  • Leads plant budgeting processes
  • Lead and ensure growth of CI culture by providing resources, participating in teams, and leading teams as necessary.
  • Ensures facility compliance with local, state and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Drives employee engagement action planning for the facility
  • Leads communication to all plant associates regarding business needs and results
  • Leads efforts at Best Practice sharing with other facilities
  • Meets safety targets and drives a safety culture and environment to send every employee home everyday without injury.
  • Meets or exceeds plant business plan and KPI's.
  • Delivers on established budget.
  • Best Practices leadership
  • Effective, cost-efficient planning and utilization of manpower, materials and machinery.
  • Strong Human Capital planning, development and management for the facility.
  • Drives High Performance Culture
  • Plant talent to deliver on plan

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • A Bachelor's degree in engineering, business administration, or related field
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in a production environment
  • Demonstrated passion for safety
  • 7+ years of leadership experience, preferably in packaging or food production
  • Proven ability to lead and drive continuous improvement
  • Strong Customer Service mindset
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of drivers of plant results, including ability to interpret financial results

What's on Offer

  • Strong financial acumen
  • Results Orientation / Delivers on Plan
  • Team Leadership
  • Develops Organizational Capability
  • Strategic Orientation / Enterprise Thinker
  • Collaboration & Influence
  • Change Leadership
  • Facility Business Acumen/Market Knowledge
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Operations Management
Industrial / Manufacturing
Mount Holly
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Alex Bruno
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