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POSITION SUMMARY: The General Manager will oversee daily operations and implementation of strategies designed to grow the business. Coordinate the execution of key performance goals for functions and direct reports. This person will assist the company to improve efficiency, financial profitability, and growth.

PRIORITY: Execute on business strategies, plans and procedures to achieve strategic plan and goals of the business.


The following list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties rather they are intended to only describe the nature of the job:

  • Review key performance indicators (financial, sales and operational reports) to monitor and measure productivity, goal progress and activity levels and work with staff to identify efficiency opportunities and improve upon inefficient practices.
  • Review and monitoring of budgets; allocates resources; reviews progress; makes mid-course corrections.
  • Evaluate current business processes and systems.
  • Plan and implement procedures and systems to maximize operating efficiency.
  • Coordinates efforts by establishing procurement, production, marketing, field, and technical services policies, and practices; coordinating actions with appropriate staff.
  • Responsible for the achievement of department/division/unit productivity and quality goals
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Apply strategic planning to determine company, department, or unit objectives.
  • Determine staffing requirements.
  • Set facility employee goals and objectives.
  • Supports company image by collaborating with suppliers, community organizations, and employees; enforces ethical business practices.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational and informational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking best practices; participating in professional networks.


  • Possess a University degree in business management.
  • Minimum 10-15 years’ experience in food manufacturing
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Strong Financial acumen, including budgetary management.
  • Computer literate
  • Demonstrated and effective leadership skills
  • Knowledge of safety systems and processes.
  • Excellent Analytical & organizational skills
  • Previous experience in both non-union and unionized environments


  • Strong critical thinking and communication skills (written and verbal) to share ideas and influence others.
  • Ability to implement new business strategies with strong change leadership skills.
  • Evaluate business risk, and work with executive committees.
  • Create a high performing team with clear direction and realistic but challenging goals.

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