General Manager - Mebane, NC

Mebane | North Carolina | United States

About WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at

General Manager - Mebane, NC

7411 Oakwood St Extension, PO Box 408
Mebane, North Carolina, 27302
United States

Multi Packaging Solutions a WestRock Company - Printing and Packaging

The Printing Industry is healthy and growing! Find your Career in Printing with MPS!


Career Opportunity

Responsible for the overall operations of the facility in a manner which supports the company’s safety, quality, efficiency, and cost objectives. Execute business strategy and achieve facility goals including budgeted EBITDA. Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures. Foster a team atmosphere, provide vision, and demonstrate support of the company’s core processes.


How you will impact WestRock-MPS

  • Identifies and implements optimal business processes and organizational structure for plant.

  • Implements, improves and maintains manufacturing policies & procedures, materials usage, shipping & receiving, capacity planning, production scheduling, safety, customer satisfaction, and Key Performance Indicators.

  • Identifies, recommends and implements strategic changes in manufacturing and operations.

  • Builds, develops and manages a capable operations leadership team.

  • Provides individual team members with aggressive and clear performance objectives.

  • Leads by example with a passion for customer service.

  • Champions initiatives to institutionalize Safety, Quality, Lean Manufacturing, Team Development and
    Continuous Improvement.

  • Provides leadership and support to Lean Business Practices and Activities.

  • Prepares and submits capital equipment recommendations, process changes, building improvements.

  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of the company’s business and manufacturing processes, products and operating philosophy.

  • Develops strong lines of communication across the facility to facilitate teamwork and employee engagement.

  • Mentors direct reports and assists them with hiring, terminating, and discipline/developmental issues among their subordinates.

  • Ensures that the facility has an effective overall strategy and program for employee development and training.

  • Ensures that the facility operates in a manner which optimizes the safety of all employees and is in compliance with all safety and environmental federal and state regulations.

  • Ensures compliance with all company policies and procedures.

  • Ensures that facility production meets corporate quality standards.

  • Develops and manages the facility’s budget and labor in a manner which achieves the corporation’s cost/profit objectives.

  • Ensures facility meets production and on-time delivery targets.

  • Implements effective materials management practices throughout the plant.

  • Functions well in a fast-paced environment and manage competing priorities.

  • Makes sound operational decisions.

  • Leads change.

  • Manages conflict effectively.

  • Understands the functions and capabilities of various corporate departments and uses those resources effectively.

  • Leads root cause analyses and ensures problems are resolved effectively and in a timely manner.

  • Uses data to improve productivity.

  • Owns issues and problems, seeing them through to resolution.

  • Identifies with and supports corporate leadership and company decisions.

  • Ensures that employees are being recognized appropriately for good performance.

  • Builds collaborative relationships within the organization.

  • Interacts with other plant managers to share best practices.

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