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January 19

Plant General Manager

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: 1add9ce4-e8f9-4423-aaf8-c7afd78245f7

The Opportunity:


The General Manager will have full responsibility for the performance and profitability of the corrugated packaging manufacturing facility near Atlanta, GA. This includes managing and focusing on measures associated with safety, quality, cost, and productivity and focusing on strategic expansion by increasing local and regional sales.

How you will impact:

  • Maintain the plant’s profitability and ensure all safety and quality requirements are met
  • Develop and implement business plans that align with company goals and overall strategic vision 
  • Build a high performing team and work collaboratively to drive change initiatives within the organization
  • Drive and implement continuous improvement initiatives tied to the strategic business direction
  • Build partnerships and effectively collaborate with commercial/sales business partners to identify facility growth opportunities, and maintain relationships with key accounts 
  • Oversee and drive improvements in facility production to meet short-term and long-term divisional objectives to achieve optimum efficiency
  • Build effective alliances with other Business Units, Sales, Logistics, Production, Safety and Quality Managers to better serve customers that cross multiple business units

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering preferred
  • 7-10 years of corrugated paper/packaging management experience, Minimum 5 years in-industry operations/production management turnaround.
  • Proven experience in budget and financial management
  • Have a proven track record of goal setting and demonstrated ability to build, develop, lead, and motivate diverse teams through transformative change
  • Ability to initiate projects in pursuit of greater profitability, anticipate potential problems and address them early
  • Ability to facilitate the development of others’ knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of capital management (P&L and capital budgets) and analyzing financial data
  • Must possess excellent strategic planning and analytical skills
  • Ability to operate with the customers’ best interest in mind
  • Ability to respond quickly to changing demands, processes, and evolving information
  • Communicate effectively with the ability to adjust communication style based on audience  

What we offer:

  • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability, and excellence.
  • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities.
  • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies, and potential.
  • Benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k with match and more!
  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.
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