General Manager

The General Manager is responsible for the effective planning, directing and coordination of all functions for the Operations Department, which includes; Production, Plant Services (Maintenance and Facilities) and Supply Chain for three different manufacturing locations in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area. Location is ideally located, a short two-hour drive to either New York City, NY, or Philadelphia, PA. Additionally, the Pocono Mountains, Allentown/Bethlehem Steel Stacks, Hershey Park, and Penn State University are within a short driving distance. http://www.pccforgedproducts.com/brands/wyman_gordon/america/locations/mountaintop/overview/ Essential Duties and Responsibilities: o Lead and motivate the staff to assure the timely delivery of quality products to our customers while maximizing the profitability of the plant's operations o Direct P&L responsibilities for all Manufacturing Operations, Process and Product Engineering, Quality Control, Production Control, Maintenance and Human Resources o Provide direction, leadership and technical expertise to the plant to maximize operating efficiency o Encourage a continuous improvement culture where operational efficiencies are constantly evolving o Monitor and review performance of direct reports, and provide prompt and objective coaching, mentoring and counseling. Resolve performance, job satisfaction, and interpersonal issues, balancing employee and department needs o Provides strategic leadership to ensure lean manufacturing principals o Establish performance targets and develop and lead team(s) to achieve these targets o Monitor the flow of production and develop strategies to improve quality and overall flow o Research and implement technologies to ensure production and product quality improvement o Manage and further develop internal training programs to accomplish the company goals and objectives o Responsible for recommending and implementing capital requirements, new manufacturing operations and methods, special projects or programs designed to increase productivity, reduce costs or improve quality o Report financials on a quarterly basis to the CEO o Provide the communications necessary at the plant level and act as the main interface with customers and corporate personnel o In conjunction with the Sales Manager develop a forecast and strategy to achieve short term and long-term sales objectives Qualifications: o Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business o 5+ plus years' experience as a General Manager/Operations Manager o Must come from a heavy industrial manufacturing or aero-space industry o Experience running a manufacturing facility with full P&L responsibility o Comprehensive understanding of business operations and manufacturing metrics, costing and pricing o Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information o Must be mechanically and business minded o Advanced knowledge of lean principles and methodologies o Previous Union experience highly preferred o Effective business judgment and decision-making skills o Supervisory experience; coaching, mentoring and training staff at all levels o Excellent communication, interpersonal and teambuilding skills o Experience managing to the Theory of Constraints o Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) as well as other organizational/planning tools US Citizenship or Perm Resident Status required for this opportunity Please send your updated resume to: sheri.hays@wyman.com (make sure to include to title and location in the subject line) Opportunity does offer relocation assistance 19473
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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