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General Manager - Chesterfield, MO

About WestRock
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

Chesterfield, MO

577 Goddard Avenue, Chesterfield, MO

Opportunity summary: As General Manager you will have full responsibility for the performance and profitability of the plant facility. This includes managing and focusing on measures associated with safety, quality, cost and productivity and focusing on strategic expansion by increasing local and regional sales.
How you will impact WestRock:
Maintain the plant's profitability and ensure all safety and quality requirements are met
Develop and implement business plans that align with company goals and overall strategic vision
Build a high performing team and work collaboratively to drive change initiatives within the organization
Drive and implement continuous improvement initiatives tied to the strategic business direction
Build partnerships with your Corporate Sales Managers to identify Business Unit growth opportunities and maintain relationships with key accounts
Oversee sales and production of a multi-plant division to meet short-term and long-term divisional objectives to achieve optimum efficiency
Build effective alliances with other Business Units, Sales, Logistics, Production, Safety and Quality Managers to better serve customers that cross multiple business units
What you need to succeed:
Bachelor's Degree in Business or Engineering
Bring 7-10 years of progressive management experience in the industry. along with proven experience in budget and financial management
Must have a minimum 7 years of Manufacturing/Operations experience
Have a proven track record of goal-setting and achievement and demonstrated ability to build, lead, and motivate diverse teams
Ability to initiate projects in pursuit of greater profitability, anticipate potential problems and address them early
Ability to facilitate the development of others' knowledge and skills
Demonstrated knowledge of capital management (P&L and capital budgets) and analyzing financial data
Must possess excellent strategic planning and analytical skills
Ability to operate with the customers' best interest in mind
Ability to respond quickly to changing demands, processes and updated information
Communicate effectively with the ability to adjust communication style based on audience
About 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. WestRock is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

General Manager - Chesterfield, MO

Full time
Chesterfield, MO

Published on 11/17/2019