General Manager

General Manager

  • Anywhere

KSI is a Technical Recruitment Agency that specializes in Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Operations and Management recruitment and placement. Our client, a major food production company based in West Suburban Chicago, seeks a General Manager with warehouse management expertise.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Will directly manage several exempt production and warehouse professionals, indirectly lead over 100 non-exempt personnel.
  • Oversee all aspects of the our manufacturing processes, including maintenance and facilities, warehousing and shipping and receiving.
  • Continuously review and optimize all manufacturing and logistics processes to ensure the highest levels of operating efficiency.
  • Direct production planning for facility, continuously balancing customer demands with production considerations
  • Implement set of relevant key performance indicators (KPIs) with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Actively coach, train and develop team to build confidence, implement warehouse management methods and deliver KPI results.
  • Stay abreast of new and changing regulations regarding food safety and sanitation
  • Lead through example – promote safety and quality performance and help establish culture


  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • 5 – 10 years experience leading warehouse teams, preferably within the food industry
  • Several years experience leading a refrigerated warehouse.
  • Several years of experience costing and pricing services.
  • 3 + years Profit & Loss experience.
  • WMS expertise
  • PSM Program and Ammonia Refrigeration System experience is a plus.
  • HACCP preferred.
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