July 30, 2014
Position Title: General Manager – Costa Rica
Reports To: Chief Executive Officer
Direct and oversee a manufacturing facility to achieve
financial and growth objectives; safety, health and environmental objectives;
customer satisfaction goals; and to serve as a key member of the senior
management team. Responsible for all
major functions of the business including sales and marketing, manufacturing,
production control, quality, finance and accounting, information systems and
1. Direct and oversee the operations of
the facility (e.g. address customer and supplier issues; capacity and
availability of all resources including material, capital, and personnel;
direct production, quality and safety improvement efforts).
2. Develop and manage the business plan
for the facility. Lead the planning
process; establish priorities; provide costs for pricing; acquire resources and
ensure financial results.
3. Provide leadership for and development
of the management team. Establish
priorities and accountabilities; allocate resources; guide achievement of
performance measures; and select and empower functional leaders.
4. Develop and maintain strong customer
relationships and strive to always meet or exceed customer expectations.
feedback mechanisms for business issues (e.g., metrics are met, problems are
addressed, modifications and/or improvements are captured and integrated) in
order to ensure product quality and consistency.
6. Exercise the usual authority of a
manager in relation to hiring, coaching, counseling, training, mentoring,
conducting performance evaluations, promotions, etc. of the staff.
7. Keep abreast of the state of machining,
fabrication, equipment, control and engineering technology, and investigate and
report on important developments with potential value for the Company with
evaluations and recommendations.
8. Serve as a
member of Veridiam’s senior management team, and participate in shaping the
direction of the company and in establishing and implementing initiatives.
other related duties as required.
Title: General Manager
Education: Four year college degree in a Engineering,
Business Management or a related discipline.
An advanced degree is preferred but not required.
Experience: A career history that includes a minimum of
10 years in progressively responsible, relevant, customer-focused roles with at
least 5 years in a leadership capacity.
5 or more
years experience in a metal fabrication or machining environment.
Knowledge: Knowledge of the Company's product lines.
Working knowledge of ERP, capacity
planning, forecasting and production best practices.
written and listening communication skills.
Project management skills.
Abilities: Organize and prioritize tasks
and make appropriate decisions.
Operate a computer workstation and
related hardware and software.
Exercise considerable judgment and
discretion in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with
customers, vendors, and management and employees of the company.
Manage, lead, train, develop and
effectively evaluate the performance of others.
Provide and accept constructive
Work as an effective leader and
Work with confidential data.
Work under frequently changing
priorities and deadlines.
Work in a production oriented
Maintain concentration for entire
shift in order to complete job duties.
Read, write and comprehend data
and written text.
Read, write, hear, understand and
speak English fluently.
Hold, manipulate and lift samples,
objects and equipment of 25 pounds.
Travel throughout the plant to
perform job responsibilities.
Travel up to 15% of the time to
meet with customers and vendors.