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General Manager
Tupelo, MS

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$200,000 - $275,000 / yr

Please read full job description before applying to ensure match:

  • Candidates must have corrugate box facility management experience!
  • Must have brown paper to box conversion facility experience. 
  • Must be US Citizen, Green Card holder, and/or require no sponsorship now or in the future. 

General Managers have full responsibility of the operational metrics that will drive the business. This includes heavy focus on production performance and profitability of the corrugated packaging manufacturing facility. Including but not limited to: managing and focusing on measures associated with production, personnel oversight, safety guidelines and reporting, as well as managing the overall quality, cost, and while focusing on success with regional sales.

What you’ll be doing: 

  • 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

Background Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering – Required

  • 5+ years of progressive management experience in a Corrugated Packaging facility, with a minimum of 3 years of experience in operations/production management – Required

  • Demonstrated knowledge of capital management (P&L and capital budgets) and analyzing financial data

  • Ability to initiate projects in pursuit of greater profitability, anticipate potential problems and correct as needed

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