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Vice President & General Manager

Long Island, NY · Administrative
We are looking for a self-motivated, results-driven general manager to direct and oversee our manufacturing/warehouse activities and to implement effective business strategies/programs. The successful candidate for this role should be a thoughtful leader and confident decision maker with excellent communication skills, superior knowledge of operations-related functions (including budgeting of resources), staff development, enhance efficiency and meet overall growth objectives. This position will report to the COO.

Responsibilities:
 
  • Establish a highly motivated workforce where employees work productively and develop professionally
  • Review and improve organizational effectiveness by developing processes, workflows and creating an innovative approach for improvement
  • Develop, implement, and maintain budgetary and resource allocation plans, including optimizing expenses
  • Prepare regular reports for upper management
  • Quantitively evaluate performance and productivity in all assigned areas
  • Ensure the development of tactical programs to pursue targeted goals and objectives
  • Oversee key recruitment, hiring and talent development programs
  • Evaluate and decide upon key investments in equipment, infrastructure, and talent
  • Engage with senior management in broader organizational strategic planning
  • Assign work to subordinates in a manner that is conducive for the company to run in a profitable and efficient manner, as well as follow-up on assigned tasks
  • Review and authorize invoices for payment
  • Maintain project timelines to ensure tasks are accomplished on time
  • Attend and participate in assigned training, safety and security education and other coaching/coursework as assigned
  • Partner with HR to resolve internal staff conflicts efficiently and to the mutual benefit of those involved
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:
 
  • 15+ years of experience in a managerial role (prefer multi-year senior management role)
  • Strong decision-making capabilities, with ability to take charge
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and delegation skills
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain budget plans
  • Pick/Pack fulfillment experience a plus
  • Proven track record of production efficiency improvement
  • Ability to motivate, lead, and hold employees accountable
  • Strong working knowledge of best-practice operational procedures
  • Extensive machine shop experience, with focus on engineering and process improvement
  • Print production experience a plus
  • Must have wide-ranging inventory management experience
  • Experience in long-term implementation and organization goals
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a complex and diverse manufacturing environment (multi-work-center experience a must)
  • Entrepreneurial minded with a continuous drive to improve and succeed
  • Proven record of success managing and implementing change in a unionized setting
  • Highly organized with a strong work ethic
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects, and display flexibility
  • Proficient in MS software and equivalent (ERP/MRP, TMS, WMS and similar)

 
Patrick McHargue

PromoPlacement | Director of Talent
pmchargue@promoplacementrecruiting.com
314.630.2820
promoplacement.com

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