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Manufacturing Manager - RT

Absolute Opportunities
Gilroy, California, 95021, United States
February 14, 2018

Manufacturing Manager - RT

Gilroy, California 95021

Candidates must have experience in the corrugated/packaging industry. The ideal candidate will have in depth knowledge of corrugated packaging manufacturing processes and technology.

We are a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. We are known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.


We currently have an opening for a Manufacturing Manager at our Gilroy, CA sheet feeder facility. This facility manufactures corrugated sheets for sale to both internal and independent corrugated packaging converting operations. The Manufacturing Manager provides leadership, coordination, and competencies that guide the manufacturing team and processes in the area of safety, productivity, housekeeping, customer satisfaction, cost effectiveness, and people systems; while promoting continuous improvement and the use of reliable methods within the manufacturing organization. The Manufacturing Manager is responsible for the development and achievement of the manufacturing business plan and overall cost effectiveness of the manufacturing operation. This is achieved through direct leadership of all line functions and coordination of activities with other functional managers.


Monitors and directs the performance of all manufacturing activities including throughput, cost and waste control, maintenance, quality, inventories control, and meeting budgeted production metrics, while ensuring that all safety reliable methods are in place.

Implements and maintains systems to drive manufacturing improvements.

Leads, coaches, motivates and engages work teams to accomplish operational objectives.

Ensures that all management, manufacturing, maintenance, and human resources systems are current and effectively utilized, and improved where possible.

Ensures that all manufacturing processes are run in accordance with EPA regulations.

Actively involved in the development of employees through training, coaching, and performance review feedback.


Functional/technical skills

Action oriented

Dealing with ambiguity

Career ambition

Command skills

Directing others

Motivating others

Interpersonal savvy


Drive for results

Problem solving

Process management

Strategic agility

Building effective teams

Bottomline Requirements:

1. BS/BA in Related Field or Equivalent Experience

2. 5+ Years of industry experience

3. In depth knowledge of corrugated packaging manufacturing processes and technology

4. Present Salary?

5. Salary Expectation?

6. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder?