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General Manager

Jordan Aluminum Company
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
July 13, 2018


General Description:

The general manager is responsible and accountable for meeting and exceeding corporate objectives for P&L, budgeting, and operational metrics through development of a high-trust performance culture.


• Leads, manages, and collaborates with multiple direct reports.

• Monitors plant, equipment, and machinery to identify necessary changes for improvement using LEAN Manufacturing concepts and practices.

• Regularly and consistently reports results to President/Advisory Board of Directors.

• Develops communication strategy alongside HR for employee engagement and goal alignment, direction, and leadership connection requirements.

• Responsible and accountable for safety management and accident prevention, as well as, environmental and regulatory compliance.

• Collaborates with Human Resources regarding employment and organizational development issues and opportunities for improvement.

• Responsible and accountable for maintaining a non-union environment

• Responsible for leading in and participating in organizational educational initiatives, including college relations and job fairs, internal leadership development schools, and apprentice and internship programs.

• Oversees and participates in staffing initiatives for hard-to-fill positions including CNC, PLC, Mechatronics, and Die Correction.

• Responsible for employee engagement activities, surveying, and continuous improvement activities related to engagement surveys.

• Responsible for outsourcing decisions in support of cost or due dates.

• Interacting with customers as needed and some travel required.

• RFPs and capital expenditure justification.

• Performs other duties as assigned

• Participates in aluminum industry trade associates.

Requirements and Qualifications:

• Industrial/Mechanical engineering Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

• Must possess personal and professional development orientation and be able to integrate learning and development into the culture.

• Decision making and prioritization skills.

• Ability to influence people to achieve customer requirements.

• Strong written and verbal skills: interpersonal, inter-departmental and with outside vendors and customers.

• Leadership skills including ability to work in a high-trust team environment.

• Good judgement - showing strong business acumen, decision quality, perspective and problem solving.

• Ability to manage multiple projects.

• Ability to problem solve, develop and implement action plans to resolve them.

Physical Demands: Light - Requires prolonged sitting, infrequent bending, stooping, reaching, lifting, sitting in an automobile for long periods, walking, and carrying from 1-20lbs. Some travel required.

The above description does not mean that the described duties are all that may be required. Not all jobs are 40-hour jobs and the amount of time spent on the job will be set by the amount of available work and approved standards.

Employment with Jordan Aluminum Company is at will and the employee or employer may terminate the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without cause. Job descriptions are subject to change.

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