General Manager

Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
MYR 25,000
Executive Management

Executive recruitment company Monroe Consulting Group’s Industrial Division is recruiting on behalf of a leading multinational company that manufactures flexible film packaging products. Our client manufactures an extensive range of plastic packaging with high innovative operations and wide distribution globally. Our respected client is seeking a well-established and technically proficient individual with excellent commercial acumen for the job of General Manager. The job is based in Selangor, Malaysia.

Job summary

The General Manager will oversee the entire operations of the business and plant improvements to ensure the company meets quality, standards, capacity and revenue targets. The incumbent will plan, coordinate and execute strategies to grow the business both commercially and in operations. The successful incumbent will be reporting directly to the company’s shareholders.

Key job responsibilities include:

  • Directing the entire gamut of operations for business planning and execution, sales and marketing, P&L management, and heading top-line and bottom-line revenues for all units
  • Overseeing production related tasks including planning, quality control, maintenance & trouble shooting.
  • Ensure the creation and implementation of a strategy designed to grow the business
  • Engage in the optimal running of the factories, ensuring that machinery run effectively and at the optimal capacity and that raw materials are always available
  • Setting up production targets and achieve the same within time and cost parameters
  • Optimizing man & machine utilization to achieve preset production targets
  • Engage in sales and marketing to ensure the company has an adequate share of the market and that this share can grow or be maintained
  • Coordinate the development of key performance goals for functions and direct reports
  • Ensure the development of tactical programs to pursue targeted goals and objectives
  • Evaluate and decide upon key investments in equipment, infrastructure, and talent
  • Develop and implement business plan for profitability
  • Assist in budget preparation and expense management activities
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of marketing program and recommend improvements
  • Handling operations for improvement in products based on market trends & requirements
  • Develop strategies to improve overall quality and productivity
  • Coordinate and Monitor progress using various metrics and submit report of performance
  • Implementing production schedules depending upon availability of resources like manpower and ensuring the compliance with the production department
  • Ensuring compliance in Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) issues for the plant
  • Executing cost saving techniques/ measures and modifications to achieve substantial reduction in terms of man days, production cost & energy consumption
  • Developing new process concepts for production optimization, yield improvement and develop guidelines for the sequencing of manufacturing activities on the shop floor (SOP)
  • Identifying areas of improvement and recommending process modifications and equipment calibrations to enhance operational efficiencies of machine / equipment
  • Establishing quality standards, implementing stringent quality control systems to enhance quality of products and reduce rejection level to ensure good housekeeping
  • Ensuring maintenance of proper documentation for maintaining compliance with quality requirements and other QC Tools, etc.
  • Commercial activity
  • Create strong relationships with suppliers as well as clients
  • Take decisions and assume responsibilities for the day to day operations of the company
  • Be fully responsible for the financial performance of the company and its strategy

Key job requirements include:

  • Degree in business management or engineering (min.)
  • Twenty years of experience, including 10 years of management experience with excellent track record in improvement and commercial acumen
  • Proven experience as a GM (at least 10 years) and good track record in previous positions
  • Good knowledge and experience of different business functions
  • Strong leadership qualities with both creative and analytical capabilities
  • Outstanding communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized
  • Strong work ethic
  • Meticulous attention to details
  • Computer literate
  • Proactive nature
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