Plant General Manager

Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

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Type: Permanent

Experience: Director Management (Director/Head of Organization)

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Category: Operations Management

Industry: Manufacturing & Dist / Automotive

Company: Iris Recruiting Solutions

Salary: $130,000 -$160,000 + bonus target at 30%

Reference ID: CHi9b2

Date Posted: 10/21/2021



Position Title: General Manager


The General Manager is responsible for the full profit and loss of this fabricated metal equipment manufacturing business unit with 220 employees. This role will be responsible for setting the strategic direction for the business, managing the commercial team, capital planning, growth initiatives and cash management. The GM will drive manufacturing operations through a team of functional managers and front-line supervisors ensuring increasing levels of customer and employee satisfaction.


The General Manager will have direct and indirect reports at the facility for reporting purposes. GM will lead all aspects of the business to support continual growth in revenue and profits. They will provide general management over finance, marketing, sales, manufacturing, engineering, materials, quality assurance/control, human resources, and information systems. The GM is the ambassador of the facility to the customer and community, showcasing our systems and manufacturing processes to industry best quality standards. GM will oversee all aspects of manufacturing and dealer direct sales.



  • Lead and develop a positive business environment centered around the customer
  • Build, develop and maintain a strong leadership team
  • Lead the manufacturing fulfillment (manufacturing, up-fitting, customer service, quality).
  • Directs sales team on programs and customer councils to understand the voice of the customer.
  • Reporting financial results and leading business process improvements.
  • Managing policy deployment in the areas of Lean manufacturing techniques, quality, cost reduction, on-time delivery, safety, customer satisfaction, employee relations, visual controls, and plant performance measures.
  • Provides leadership for employee relations through effective communications, coaching, training, and development.
  • Manages material requirements to increase inventory turns and reduce levels on hand.
  • Ensures compliance with company standards for cost control, waste reduction, quality, safety, and on-time delivery.
  • Ensures compliance with company needs for capital investments and improvement projects.
  • Works with inter and intra plant teams to drive operational excellence and process optimization ideas through KPI’s that exist and improvement with new KPI’s.
  • Measuring the performance of company goals and standards and establishing the targets for improvements in safety, quality, cost, delivery, and employee relations



Job Requirements:


  • Previous experience in the steel products manufacturing and assembly for Automotive, Truck Bus, Agricultural Equipment or similar industry.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering Field Preferred.
  • Commercial experience developing a Dealer Channel
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, lean, high-achievement, cross-functional, information challenged and multi-division environment
  • Proven experience leading operations and P & L
  • Ability to personally build solid business relationships with employees and customers
  • Proven skills in team building and leadership to motivate an integrated facility.
  • Experience in financial and operational analysis
  • Must be a team player that maintains a high integrity while meeting the company goals.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and process orientation

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