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General Manager

Company: Liberty Diversified International
Location: Poway
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPOSITION SUMMARYThe General Manager for Poway oversees the Liberty Packaging South Poway flagship site. The General Manager establishes and executes the strategy for the site in line with that of the broader Packaging South region, optimizing operations to achieve excellent production and financial outcomes.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure resources and management are aligned with business strategy. Accountable for profitability of the site; works to ensure strong return on capital and labor investments and overall growth of site's business, profitability, and customer base.
  • Collaborates with leaders and sales to identify opportunities and capabilities to develop in their teams and functions, whether related to people, supply, demand, or production. Identifies potential areas of growth, optimization, risks, and threats to the business and proactively drives resolution.
  • Overall management and accountability for the site's budget and forecast achievement.
  • Proactively monitors and measures the health of Poway's business metrics; responsible for coaching, counseling, and managing leaders via timely feedback and development.
  • Drive and implement continuous improvement throughout the site.
  • Identifies and champions capital projects for the site.
  • Partners with HR to drive leader development and bench strength, succession planning, and employee performance and talent and skill development.
  • Works with Sales and Customer Service teams to coordinate and inform operations, factoring in labor, freight, and machine utilization to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Drives accountability within site and functional leadership to identify and address trends and broader issues in customer diversification or demand, as well as the supply of labor, materials, or shipping.
  • Consistent implementation of corporate mission, philosophy, values, ethics and culture.
  • Ensures compliance with corporate, legal, and regulatory requirements.
  • Other duties, as required.Required SkillsREQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
    • 10+ years' experience in manufacturing; 5+ at the leader level. Three-shift experience a strong plus.
    • Experience with direct P&L responsibility and ownership.PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
      • Experience in leading complex projects and initiatives in a manufacturing environment
      • Ability to effectively plan strategy to meet business goals, and to lead execution of strategy via action plans, KPIs, and through management of others.
      • 5+ years' experience in the corrugated/converting industry preferred
      • Excellent communication skills. Strong ability to communicate a broader narrative around metrics and financial results; to coach, persuade, negotiate, and get buy in from others.
      • Ability to demonstrate and model ownership for decisions and actions; and to facilitate a culture of purpose, urgency, accountability and teamwork towards shared goals.
        • Excellent leadership skills.
          • Able to effectively coach, persuade, and direct others.
          • Able to collaborate effectively with other functions and senior leaders to achieve business goals and drive continuous process improvement.
          • Able to recognize and remedy gaps in communication and leadership to ensure effective operations.
          • Ability to effectively plan business strategy to meet financial and growth goals, and to lead execution of strategy via action plans, KPIs, and through management of others.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
            • Regular sitting, standing, and walking throughout the day to accomplish tasks
            • Manual and finger dexterity used regularly with some repetitive finger motions
            • Ability to work in front of a computer screen for long periods of time
            • Specific vision abilities include close and distance vision; able to identify colors, small letters, and numbers; hand/eye coordination, depth perception and able to adjust focus
            • Hearing and speaking
            • Other conditions may include frequent reaching, stretching, pushing, pulling, grasping, and gripping.ABOUT OUR COMPANY:Comprised of multiple companies with headquarters in New Hope, Minnesota, Liberty Diversified International (LDI) is a privately held company employing more than 1,900 individuals across our manufacturing facilities, production facilities and core business operations in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Georgia, Mississippi, Texas, Arizona, California, and Mexico. With deep roots in the corrugated box manufacturing industry, we operate in the core markets of paper, packaging, workplace products, corrugated plastics and building products.Since 1918, our values - Caring, Innovation, Trust and Excellence - have guided our day-to-day activities. We believe that when our employees are aligned with these values, we create superior solutions and service for our customers. The LDI family of companies includes Liberty Packaging, Liberty Paper, Liberty Plastics (Custom Solutions and Quarrix Building Products) and Safco.--- --- --- Liberty Diversified International is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability, or any other protected class.

Keywords: Liberty Diversified International, Poway , General Manager, Executive , Poway, California

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