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General Manager

Company: Hood Container Corporation
Location: Greenville
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

General Manager

Our Story:

Hood Container Corporation is a family-owned, mill to market company specializing in containerboard and kraft paper, -corrugated -boxes, high graphic -displays, -and contract packaging. -Our commitment to customer happiness, employee well-being, environmental stewardship, and operational excellence drive our business. Over the last eight years Hood Container Corporation has grown to become one of the top ten Paper and Packaging Companies in the United States. Our integrated company resources allow for a unique dynamic that evolves with every addition to our geographic footprint. We excel at offering the benefits of a large corporation, while -operating -as a boutique business building close relationships with our customers.

Our Mission: Through our -unwavering -commitment to safety, innovation, and sustainability, we passionately deliver indispensable value to our customers, employees, suppliers, communities, and stakeholders.

Our Vision: A unified culture that creates innovative customer solutions.

What -We're -Looking for:

At Hood Container Corporation, we're searching for a General Manager to oversee our Greenville, SC plant. As a GM, you will play a high-impact, critical role within the business, supporting 50 employees. Your plant team members will count on you to provide leadership during the day-to-day operation and will look to you for guidance you meet short- and long-term goals. In this role, you will report to the VP of Operations for the respective region and partner with senior leadership to make an impact within the business and industry.

How You Will Contribute:
Oversee plant budget and maintain profitability of plant
Recommend budget adjustments periodically to maintain staffing requirements, equipment, maintenance needs, and overall plant productivity
Provide guidance to and oversee the entire operation of the plant including shipping & receiving / logistics, warehouse, safety, quality, production / operations, maintenance, customer service and sales, HR, finance, and profitability
Partner with all business units to understand how each impacts the organization and work closely with business unit leaders to identify and implement improvements and advancements
Develop and implement continuous improvement plans that align with the vision and strategy of the organization
Develop and support supervisors and team lead to maintain and improve plant efficiency.
Collect and analyze data to find places of waste or places of improvement
Locate sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation, listening for problems and making decision
Continuously keep up to date on current organizational and industry knowledge / practices.
Value safety as a top priority and work closely with safety department to enhance current safety protocols and procedures
Ensure all warehouse materials are being stored in the most space effective and safe way possible

What it Takes:
Bachelor's degree in business, engineering or related field
10 years of experience in manufacturing with increasing levels of responsibility and a minimum of 5 years of experience in a management role
5 years of experience in the corrugated industry
Financial management, capitol management and budget knowledge as well as ability to interpret and analyze financial data
Ability to develop, lead and motivate supervisors and team members
Must be able to look at the operation of the plant holistically and strategically plan for short- and long-term goals
Ability to develop solutions that balance employees and the needs of the business
Demonstration of dynamic communication and interpersonal skills, able to work with all types of personalities.
Adaptability is key as you will need to navigate and demonstrate flexibility in an environment that can be ambiguous and uncertain.

Keywords: Hood Container Corporation, Greenville , General Manager, Executive , Greenville, South Carolina

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