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General Manager
Location: North Battleford, SK Category: Manufacturing & Heavy Industry
Status: Direct Hire Reference: ca_en_2_026553_12159
Posted: June 13,2017 Salary: N/A

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Adecco Saskatoon is currently recruiting for a General Manager to join our clients' organization in North Battleford. This full time permanent opportunity holds key responsibilities for managing all aspects of our clients' manufacturing operations and will report directly to the ownership team.

With a team of approximately 25 employees including a strong management team of a Shop Foreman, Sales Manager, Assistant Controller and Drafting Manager, the incumbent will oversee plant operations to include quality control, health & safety, daily manufacturing work flow as well as people planning. The General Manager will be accountable for obtaining the performance objectives of the organization including revenue growth, customer satisfaction, and operational improvements through your direct reports. With full P&L responsibility, you will direct strategic and operational initiatives to effectively grow the business and ensure financial strength and operating efficiency.

Key Accountabilities for the General Manager include, but are not limited to:
- Manages and directs all aspects of Plant Operations, Sales, Procurement, Customer Service, Quality and Administration in a manner that results in the complete satisfaction of customers while maintain the stated financial goals.
- Consults with the Foreman and Shop Supervisors regarding labor forecasts, manufacturing schedules, inventory levels.
- Employs strategic development and growth initiatives.
- Recommends new approaches to manufacturing processes through lean manufacturing methodologies and continuous improvement.
- Responsible for overall health and safety procedures.
- Oversee procurement activities and direct the negotiations of major procurement contracts to provide proper cost, delivery and quality commitments.
- Take a lead role and work in conjunction with the Sales Manager in identifying and developing new business opportunities and core areas for growth, to include sales and manufacturing capability development

The ideal candidate in this General Manager capacity will come from:
- 7 plus years? management related experience in a manufacturing/line production environment; steel industry experience is an asset.
- Engineering or related technical or trade background.
- Strong communicator with an open style of leadership; hand on in their approach and is a strong decision maker.
- Entrepreneurial and innovative spirit with proven ability to develop and implement new strategies in a competitive business environment.

This role comes with a strong compensation plan which will include a benefits as well as four weeks? vacation (including plant shutdown over the Christmas / New Year period). Long term share ownership would also be considered for the right candidate.

Please note, to be in consideration for this General Manager role:
*Candidates must be open and willing to relocate to North Battleford.
**A criminal record and current drivers abstract will be a condition of employment.

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If you are an experienced General Manager or have experience running a engineering department or manufacturing floor and are looking for the next step in your career, we encourage you to apply online today at To apply for this role, simply click on the 'Apply Now' button located beside the job description.

Adecco thanks all applicants; however only those qualified will be contacted.


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**Note: Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.**