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 team.
Provides individual team members with aggressive and clear performance objectives.
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 Activities.
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 subordinates.
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 standards.
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 targets.
Implements effective materials management practices throughout the plant.
Functions well in a fast-paced environment and manages competing priorities.
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 decisions.
Ensures that employees are being recognized appropriately for good performance.
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.
What we offer
-Corporate culture based on integrity, respect,accountability and excellence
-Comprehensive training with numerous learning anddevelopment opportunities
-An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies andpotential
-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/ Disabled/Veterans.