General Manager

  (#9121) - Western US
Industry: Precast & Prestressed Concrete

Responsible for the P & L and general management of the operation


Job Description: General Manager


The General Manager reports to the Vice President of Operations. This position is responsible for the P&L and general management of the operation. With direct

Responsibilities for Operations and Production Programs along with direct coordination with Business Development, Engineering, Quality, Programs, Procurement, Safety,

Research and Development, Sales and Human Resources. This individual will ensure

Quality, profitability and growth of our product portfolio. The role will require effective cross-functional and collaborative teamwork to achieve business results.

Primary Responsibilities: Operations:

Responsible for organizational development and long-term operations, sales and administrative development for business.

Have full management responsibility for all business operations (P&L and program performance).

Acquire, align and prioritize resources and operational plans to support team and company objectives.

Manage the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives for both manufacturing and back-office functions.

Workforce planning

Generate annual capital expenditure budget, including new machinery, tooling, material handling equipment, automation, etc. Manage implementation of capital improvement projects – design and engineering, purchasing, installation, schedule and budget costs.

Work with product management team on new product development, providing

Information and data related to product design & costs, capacity planning, product performance, tooling costs, and schedule.

Manage maintenance and mechanic programs Dispatch and customer service


Build strong relationships with the customer base and ensure customer requirements are met.

Organize and oversee sales programs and personnel by:

Developing sales goals that meet/exceed annual budget/forecast

Establishing sales compensation (bonus or commission structures). Monitoring sales efforts

Regularly visiting key customers


Develop and oversee administration functions of plant, including: Human resources and training programs

Provide leadership across the organization for problem resolution to facilitate faster improvements and improved working relationships

Develop the talent in the organization that includes a strong succession plan Accounting and creating of management report

Initiate and inspire short-term and long-term planning efforts, including:

Set goals and objective for plant and assist subordinates to set goals and objectives

Communicate effectively and create environment that encourages and supports free, honest and effective communication


Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with customers and staff at various organizational levels.

Entrepreneurial and innovative spirit and sense of urgency Strategic thinking, innovation and forecasting ability.

Solid listening skills and learning agile

Proven ability to develop and implement new strategies in a competitive business

Environment and a track record in successfully managing a business through change Accepts accountability for the need to consistently achieve targeted goals

Ability to develop talent – both as individuals and teams. Strong coaching ability. Commitment to hiring and retaining the best and acting on marginal performance

Ability to provide strong leadership to the management team and build confidence – should be a clear, strategic thinker with a willingness to take a more hands-on,

Operational approach where appropriate

Energetic, open, and direct manner. Must have the stature and confidence to make difficult decisions


Bachelor’s degree desired.

Five (5) years progressive management experience with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a General/Plant Management role.

Strong track record of delivering operational and financial results.

Experience in manufacturing or construction environment preferred.

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