WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide
differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in
the marketplace. WestRock’s 50,000 team members support customers
around the world from more than 320 operating and business
locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and
Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com .
General Manager, South Plainfield
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS :
Identifies and implements optimal business processes and
organizational structure for plant.
Implements, improves and maintains manufacturing policies &
procedures, materials usage, shipping & receiving, capacity
planning, production scheduling, safety, customer satisfaction, and
Key Performance Indicators.
Identifies, recommends and implements strategic changes in
manufacturing and operations.
Builds, develops and manages a capable operations leadership
Provides individual team members with aggressive and clear
Leads by example with a passion for customer service.
Champions initiatives to institutionalize Safety, Quality, Lean
Manufacturing, Team Development and Continuous Improvement.
Provides leadership and support to Lean Business Practices and
Prepares and submits capital equipment recommendations, process
changes, building improvements.
Demonstrates a thorough understanding of the company’s business
and manufacturing processes, products and operating philosophy.
Develops strong lines of communication across the facility to
facilitate teamwork and employee engagement.
Mentors direct reports and assists them with hiring,
terminating, and discipline/developmental issues among their
Ensures that the facility has an effective overall strategy and
program for employee development and training.
Ensures that the facility operates in a manner which optimizes
the safety of all employees and is in compliance with all safety
and environmental federal and state regulations.
Ensures compliance with all company policies and procedures.
Ensures that facility production meets corporate quality
Develops and manages the facility’s budget and labor in a manner
which achieves the corporation’s cost/profit objectives.
Ensures facility meets production and on-time delivery
Implements effective materials management practices throughout
Functions well in a fast-paced environment and manages competing
Makes sound operational decisions.
Understands the functions and capabilities of various corporate
departments and uses those resources effectively.
Leads root cause analyses and ensures problems are resolved
effectively and in a timely manner.
Uses data to improve productivity.
Owns issues and problems, seeing them through to resolution.
Identifies with and supports corporate leadership and company
Ensures that employees are being recognized appropriately for
Builds collaborative relationships within the organization.
Interacts with other plant managers to share best practices
Ensures high levels of customer satisfaction by effectively
interacting with Sales and Customer Service.
Provides timely and regular operations reports to the SVP
Operations and other members of Senior Management.
Provides SVP Operations with ad hoc support.
Performs other job duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in a related technical or management
discipline strongly preferred with a minimum of 5-7 years’
experience in operations and manufacturing management.
Must have minimum 5-7 years’ printing experience.
Must have demonstrated track record of manufacturing management
excellence, evidenced by a track record of achieving production,
quality and cost objectives while maintaining a safe and positive
environment for line manufacturing employees.
Must have superior communication, interpersonal, and
presentation skills evidencing the ability to effectively
communicate with subordinates, superiors, peers, customers,
Must have excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Must have strong planning and budgeting skills.
Must demonstrate superior leadership and managerial skills
indicative of the ability to instill teamwork, delegate
effectively, and build collaborative relationships to facilitate
the accomplishment of business objectives.
Must have strong organizational skills and a superior attention
Must be able to manage competing priorities and objectives.
Must demonstrate a proactive management style evidencing the
ability to anticipate and resolve potential issues before they
become significant problems.
Must demonstrate creativity and innovation indicative of an
ability to identify new approaches, processes and systems to
business operations and issues.
Must have strong personal computer skills including proficiency
with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; specific experience with Radius
manufacturing and financial systems would be a plus.
Must be able to perform all essential functions of this job with
or without reasonable accommodations.
What we offer
-Corporate culture based on integrity, respect,accountability
-Comprehensive training with numerous learning anddevelopment
-An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies
-A career with a global packaging company whereSustainability,
Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundationalelements
of the daily work.
About WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customersto provide
differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win
inthe marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers
around theworld from more than 300 operating and business locations
spanning NorthAmerica, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Learn more at www.westrock.com.
WestRock Company isan Equal Opportunity Employer committed to
creating and maintaining a diverseworkforce: Minorities/Females/