General Manager
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General Manager
Ref No.: 18-30836
Location: Portland, Maine
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 05/03/2018
 Position Summary
Accountable for all operations within core to achieve the results identified by organization as well as the long-term strategic plan. Leads a team of empowered employees to continuously meet and exceed customer expectations.

Scope/Supervision And Interaction
Provide leadership for core operating facilities. Coordinate cross-functional activities that may include any or all functional departments. This position is directly responsible for manufacturing operations and oversight of plant management and is expected to interact with current and prospective customers, distributors and all levels of divisional personnel.

Essential Functions
  • To profitably grow the business and achieve monthly, quarterly and annual goals.
  • Works with current and potential customers to promote and leverage company technologies, systems, products and services.
  • Establishes and maintains premier customer service.
  • Leads strategy deployment for the operation concentrating on Lean Initiatives and asset management.
  • Leads manufacturing and process engineering to ensure operational efficiency and economy.
  • Accountable for driving Lean Initiatives throughout the operation to ensure they are fully embraced and implemented.
  • Ensures the operation has adequate inventory, production control scheduling, shipping/receiving logistics.
  • Develops a budget plan and manages operation within budget constraints.
  • Maintains familiarity with competitive environment within geographical area of responsibility.
  • Represents the operation at the value stream and division levels.
  • Provides leadership by promoting team concepts, coaching, counseling, retaining, mentoring, training, talent management, and individual development. Drives a culture of accountability and results through strategy deployment and effective performance management.
Qualifications
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical or business discipline is required; an MBA is desirable.
  • Minimum seven years operations experience with budgetary and P&L responsibility (e.g. Business Unit Manager, Plant Manager, Manufacturing Manager).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple priorities using effective problem solving / resolution skills and a team focus.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to effectively and persuasively present information to management, customers, and employees

Job Related Demands (i.e. Physical, Travel)
  • Occasional travel
  • Flexibility to alter work schedule for timely completion of projects
  • Prioritization of multiple projects to meet operational goals
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential issues with tact and diplomacy
  • Maintenance of professional knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and/or participating in professional associations
  • Ability to lift and move objects up to 35 lbs. without assistance and occasionally up to 50 lbs following company safe lifting protocol
  • Ability to stand and/or sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to work in an environment with powdered metal, dust, noise, oils and chemicals