General Manager for production facility in the Southeast

Nashville, TN


About this vacancy

On behalf of our client,

Job description

Our client is market leading in their industry. The company has a strong footprint in the U.S. and is looking to welcome a new General Manager for one of their sites in the Southeast. We are looking for a person with a background in production and with strong leadership skills, a strategic mindset and good commercial skills.

As GM you will be responsible for the overall direction of the plant including but not limited to:

  • Responsible for management of capital assets, plant, machinery and inventory and therefor also responsible for all plant costs within company budgets.
  • Ensure plant policies and procedures are being followed and direct and co-ordinates material management, production operations and process improvement on a day-to-day basis. Map current flows and continuously evaluate and implement flow improvements with the Production Manager. Manage physical inventory of materials and components, as well as the best utilization of materials.
  • Work closely with sales and customers and continuously improve the costing and pricing systems.
  • Develop and execute Production Plan as part of the annual Business Planning process.
  • Lead and compile the company's forecasting (annual and rolling Q) as part of the all up planning cycle.
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts at existing facilities, including but not limited to Kaizen events, 6-S events, 5s, Cost Reduction initiatives, Quality (ISO) and Business Improvement planning/development. Also initiate and coordinate major projects - plant layout changes, installation of capital equipment, addition of new manufacturing and converting capabilities, major repairs, etc. 
  • Keep current on information and technology affecting functional areas to increase innovation and ensure compliance. 
  • Balance the human resources with the capacity needs to fulfill market demand.

To be successful in the job you must have 15+ years of experience in manufacturing management, preferably in a process-oriented operations and experience in warehousing and logistics is a plus as is working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing strategies, QMS and ISO is a great plus.



Contact Anna-Louise Plougmand for further details. Email, or call her at 832-314-1658

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