Details for Job ID# M956

Date Posted - 10-19-2021

Category - Manufacturing

Position Title - General Manager - Paper Mill & Recycling Operation

Location - Philadelphia, PA

Description -
Our client is a family-owned paper business located in the greater Philadelphia area. Client operates a recycling plant that feeds their paperboard mill which produces more than 70,000 tons of paperboard annually. The paperboard output is sold to a wide variety of customers who convert it into paper boxes, game boards, puzzles, book covers and tablets and more. Sales are in the $100 million area.

The General Manager is the senior company position with P&L responsibility who is responsible for the safe, environmentally sound and efficient operation of the recycling & papermaking efforts including equipment, processes and people. Position reports to the Board of Trustees which consists of the owner and family members.

Requirements -
• Bachelor’s degree
• 15+ years of leadership experience in paper manufacturing – Mill experience preferred but also could be recycling. Experience could also be corrugate or folding carton manufacture if candidate is strong technically.- MUST HAVE
• 5 years minimum experience as a General Manager with full profit and loss responsibility – MUST HAVE
• Leadership experience in a family owned/closely held manufacturing business would be ideal.
• Collaborative and engaging leadership style
• Experience handling cross-functional responsibilities - sales, manufacturing, HR, finance
• Proven ability to provide operational direction - ability to lead process/systems development and improvement
• Ongoing success with strategy building and implementation
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to collaborate and build alliances with employees of varying levels of responsibility
• Strong analytical skills including root cause analysis
• Strong negotiating skills

Compensation -
Salary is negotiable, depending upon credentials presented, is targeted at $200,000 plus bonus. Higher for especially strong candidates.

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