Department: Branch Management
Location: Cedar City, Utah
Position Available: General Manager
Job Type: Exempt
Job Number: 1-2120
The Smead Manufacturing Company is a leader in office filing products. Smead is a privately held, family-owned business well-known for its integrity, high quality, environmentally responsible products and innovative organizational systems. This position is located in Cedar City, Utah (nearby cities include St. George, Hurricane).
The General Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operational performance of the production and distribution facility.
Provides site leadership, continuously optimizes plant performance, and ensures that business objectives are achieved; thereby, contributing to the growth and profitability of the Smead Manufacturing Company.
Implements, drives, and sustains key initiatives that support plant strategic goals.
Drives standardization practices throughout the organization that align with other branches.
Responsible for property and its security. Assures compliance to C-TPAT policies and procedures
Ensures that quality standards are understood and meet acceptable limits in the manufacturing and distribution process. Assures that policies and documentation are current and facility is compliant with customer audit requirements.
Coach and develop staff to build high performing teams. Assigns stretch assignments to further train and enhance staff development.
Promotes cross training to optimize workforce, ensures functional coverage, reduce labor costs, and supports succession planning.
Manage and maintain labor and operating costs in accordance with budgets and strategic goals.
Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering (An equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that allows successful performance of job requirements will also be considered)
Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree preferred
Relevant work experience:
10 years of increasing management responsibility in a manufacturing environment
APICS, CQE, Six sigma or Continuous Improvement credentials preferred
Other training or certifications that are desirable for the position
Possess working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing techniques including: Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, Kanban, Visual Management and JIT Lean manufacturing
Proficient in ERP systems and Microsoft Office
Apply Online: www.smead.com/careers
No relocation provided. No Agencies. EOE - As an Equal Opportunity Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
600 Smead Blvd. | Hastings, MN 55033 www.smead.com
Job Type: Full-time
- Industrial Engineering: 10 years (Required)
- Management: 10 years (Required)
- Lean Manufacturing: 5 years (Preferred)
- ERP Systems: 5 years (Preferred)
- Manufacturing Management: 10 years (Required)
- Labor Cost Analysis: 5 years (Preferred)
- * APICS, CQE, Six sigma: 5 years (Preferred)
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Paid time off
- Parental leave
- Tuition reimbursement
- Setting and meeting goals for service, operations, and financial results
- Maintaining excellent customer service standards
- Maintaining property and equipment
- Inspecting and adhering to safety and sanitation guidelines