Our client is a family run business with years of experience in the recyclable food waste business. They are specialist in turning food wastes into high quality animal feed. They run a highly efficient system of food waste pickup, repackaging, recycling, processing and producing their well-known high quality feed products. To continue operating at their high standards, they are seeking a General Manager who has experience in overseeing business operations as well as human resources, finance, and communications. The ideal candidate will be an expert communicator who has a strong ability to delegate responsibilities and collaborate across a range of departments. Ultimately, the General Manager should be driven by a desire to lead their business to maximum productivity and efficiency.
Objectives of this role
Develop strategic plan for optimized productivity
Review and improve organizational effectiveness by developing processes, overseeing employees, establishing a highly motivational work environment, and implementing innovative changes
Adhere to company standards for excellence and quality
Responsible for Plant renovations, strategic changes
Provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas
A competitive compensation package including medical and dental is offered. The total compensation will be based on candidate’s abilities and experience.
Why work for them:
Family run business.
Years of experience in the food recycling business.
Helping the environment by diverting waste away from landfill sites.
Fun work environment.
Excellent hours and pay.
What you will do:
Ensure the delivery of an excellent customer service
Oversee day-to-day operations, assign weekly performance goals and ensure their completion, and accomplish your own goals
Recruit, onboard, and train high-performing employees to achieve objectives for sales, profitability, and market share
Maintain project timelines to ensure tasks are accomplished effectively
Develop, implement, and maintain budgetary and resource allocation plans
Delegate responsibilities to the best-qualified employees and enforce all policies, procedures, standards, specifications, guidelines, training programs, and cultural values
Resolve internal staff conflicts efficiently and to the mutual benefit of all involved
What you need:
Plant Management experience in the food and/or feed production sector.
The ability to manage people in a very busy recycling and processing environment.
The ability to provide excellent customer service.
A good understanding financial reports including budgets and KPI’s.
The ability to see all aspects of the operation from receiving food wastes to shipping out the finished product.
Preferred skills and qualifications
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in business management or related field
Experience in conducting performance evaluations
Very good understanding in customer needs and services