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General Manager

Location: Haltom City, TX, United States
Business Unit: Liberty Packaging
Remote Type: No Remote

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POSITION SUMMARY

The General Manager for Liberty Packaging Texas oversees operations across four corrugated manufacturing and distribution locations (Fort Worth, Dallas, Houston, and Amarillo). This role is accountable for working collaboratively across the division to develop and execute business objectives to meet customer requirements with a focus on product and process excellence. This role leads teams to achieve objectives in the areas of safety, revenue, quality, and operational excellence.

This position reports directly to our VP of Packaging and is located at the Liberty Packaging facility in Fort Worth, Texas

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as the senior leader for Liberty Packaging Texas; provide direct leadership to functional direct reports.
  • Plan, develop, organize, and execute our growth focused business plan to meet company financial and strategic objectives.
  • Accountable for the overall P&L results which includes cost savings and overall growth measures.
  • Work collaboratively across the operating division and in partnership with shared services and functional groups to achieve local, region, division, and enterprise objectives.
  • Manage resources to effectively balance strategic objectives with financial return and the efficient use of assets.
  • Ensures manufacturing schedule attainment is meeting customer service, cost, and quality expectations.
  • Partner with sales leadership to analyze, plan, and implement new opportunities for customers, and support operationalizing new opportunities as new business arrives.
  • In partnership with enterprise EHS function, lead the development and implementation of all safety policies, processes, and programs to promote a culture of safety and reduce incident rates.
  • Establish and maintain customer and other related business relationships; participate in key customer and supplier visits and calls.
  • Manage employee performance by establishing vision, clear goals / expectations, tracking progress against goals, ensuring timely feedback, and addressing performance challenges in a prompt and professional manner.
  • Represent Liberty Packaging Texas in the community.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Bachelors degree in management, operations or related field required.
  • 10+ years of senior leadership experience in general management, plant management or senior level functional experience (working in multiple functional area including sales, marketing, distribution, and finance) within a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong management/leadership skills and ability / willingness to sponsor change.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to work with all levels of Liberty Packagings organization
  • Strong customer focus
  • High personal standards with a proven track record of integrity, business ethics, and professionalism
  • Action orientation with initiative to achieve results

PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Corrugated, folding box, packaging or closely related industry experience preferred
  • Significant operational and continuous improvement experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regular sitting, standing, and walking throughout the day to accomplish tasks
  • Manual and finger dexterity used regularly with some repetitive finger motions
  • Ability to work in front of a computer screen for long periods of time
  • Specific vision abilities include close and distance vision; able to identify colors, small letters, and numbers; hand/eye coordination, depth perception and able to adjust focus
  • Hearing and speaking
  • Other conditions may include frequent reaching, stretching, pushing, pulling, pinching, grasping, and gripping.

about our company:

Comprised of multiple companies with headquarters in New Hope, Minnesota,Liberty Diversified International (LDI)is a privately held company employing more than 1,900 individuals across our manufacturing facilities, production facilities and core business operations in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Georgia, Mississippi, Texas, Arizona, California, and Mexico. With deep roots in the corrugated box manufacturing industry, we operate in the core markets of paper, packaging, workplace products, corrugated plastics and building products.

Since 1918, our values Caring, Innovation, Trust and Excellence have guided our day-to-day activities. We believe that when our employees are aligned with these values, we create superior solutions and service for our customers. The LDI family of companies includesLiberty Packaging, Liberty Paper, Liberty Plastics (Custom SolutionsandQuarrix Building Products) and Safco.

Liberty Diversified International is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability, or any other protected class.

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