General Manager 60038

Location: Milwaukee, WI
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $175,000.00 - $190,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 11/29/2017
Job ID: 02544857
Job Description
Change a culture! Make a difference as a General Manager of a Fortune 500 company. Are you highly credentialed? A make a difference person? Our client wants you to lead their 400 person union manufacturing site.
Must Have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing or related field;
  • 10+ years’ experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment with approximately 400 hourly employees;
  • Union background required;
  • Previous experience in a Plant Manager role;
  • Must be able to cultivate a team;
  • Ability to run business with day to day costs, build metrics, and P&L responsibility;
  • Continuous improvement knowledge – Kanban, Visual Factory, Value Stream Mapping
  • Ability to put strategic initiatives into place;
Key Responsibilities:
  • The General Manager is responsible for leading the creation of value in the areas of Product Manufacturing;
  • Leverage 5S and Six Sigma tools to drive an atmosphere of Continuous Improvement;
  • Develop and direct programs to ensure the efficient and cost-effective operation and utilization of resources at the manufacturing facility;
  • Direct and oversee job assignments to plant leadership;
  • Drive the engagement of the employees within the organization by leveraging the Mission, Vision, and Values;
  • Partner with union leadership to build a strong business focused relationship;
  • Prepare the annual financial plans for the facility and meet or exceed the budge as agreed upon with the finance team;
  • Create a strong liaison with the customer service department and supply chain team;
  • Assure compliance with regulations related to labor, taxes, and employee benefits;
  • Provide regular productivity analysis, quality metrics, service to customers reports, process enhancement proposals, and general feedback;