General Manager

Job Title
General Manager
Job ID
General Manager
Open GM role outside of Harrisburg, PA. In this position you will oversee the operations of a six-acre green house and have responsibility over operations, plants and process. This GM role is with a state-of-the-art company that is committed to reducing the environmental impact of food and servicing local communities in various locations across the country.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Engage and inspire your team to achieve business objectives, attract, develop, and retain an engaged workforce committed to each other
  • Responsible for all direct and indirect functions associated with the greenhouse including food safety, resources and growers
  • Accountable for revenue, managing operating expenses, ensuring quality for the operation of the facility. This includes production, planning, reporting, plant performance, labor management, balancing inputs, throughput & demand, facilities and maintenance
  • Lead efforts to be a lean organization and drive a CI culture
  • Accountable for ensuring the greenhouse is clean and safe place to work
  • Lead management team to develop and execute the strategies to achieve mission
  • Accountable for all supply chain/logistics efforts associated with the facility
  • Deal with daily issues, manage resolutions yourself or through others, removing barriers and anticipating issues
  • Point person for special greenhouse projects

Required Skills/Qualifications:  
  • 10-15 years’ experience working in manufacturing, distribution, or agriculture. Food experience is a plus
  • Previous experience in a large structured organization in addition to start up/scale up experience and the ability to demonstrate a solid foundation while being flexible & adaptable to operate successfully in a dynamic organization
  • Proven track record of achieving targets while managing spend and ensuring quality standards
  • Passionate about taking a company from start up to scale up, driving standardization and efficiency while creating and building along the way
  • Resourceful & solutions mindset with excellent communication skills
  • Natural leadership presence, ability to inspire, motivate and engage employees at all levels
  • Ability to mentor and develop a strong management team (Production Manager, supervisors, leads, ect.)
  • Ability to foster excellent cross functional relationships
  • Past working experience with lean manufacturing, including leading training exercises.


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