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General/Operations Manager (Precast Concrete)

United Employment Group
Colorado Springs, CO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


  • The General Manager reports to the Vice President of Operations. This position is responsible for the P&L and general management of the operation. With direct
  • Responsibilities for Operations and Production Programs along with direct coordination with Business Development, Engineering, Quality, Programs, Procurement, Safety,
  • Research and Development, Sales and Human Resources. This individual will ensure
  • Quality, profitability and growth of our product portfolio. The role will require effective cross-functional and collaborative teamwork to achieve business results.

Primary Responsibilities: Operations:

  • Responsible for organizational development and long-term operations, sales and administrative development for business.
  • Have full management responsibility for all business operations (P&L and program performance).
  • Acquire, align and prioritize resources and operational plans to support team and company objectives.
  • Manage the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives for both manufacturing and back-office functions.
  • Workforce planning
  • Generate annual capital expenditure budget, including new machinery, tooling, material handling equipment, automation, etc. Manage implementation of capital improvement projects – design and engineering, purchasing, installation, schedule and budget costs.
  • Work with product management team on new product development, providing
  • Information and data related to product design & costs, capacity planning, product performance, tooling costs, and schedule.
  • Manage maintenance and mechanic programs Dispatch and customer service


  • Build strong relationships with the customer base and ensure customer requirements are met.
  • Organize and oversee sales programs and personnel by:
  • Developing sales goals that meet/exceed annual budget/forecast
  • Establishing sales compensation (bonus or commission structures). Monitoring sales efforts
  • Regularly visiting key customers


  • Develop and oversee administration functions of plant, including: Human resources and training programs
  • Provide leadership across the organization for problem resolution to facilitate faster improvements and improved working relationships
  • Develop the talent in the organization that includes a strong succession plan Accounting and creating of management report
  • Initiate and inspire short-term and long-term planning efforts, including:
  • Set goals and objective for plant and assist subordinates to set goals and objectives
  • Communicate effectively and create environment that encourages and supports free, honest and effective communication


  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with customers and staff at various organizational levels.
  • Entrepreneurial and innovative spirit and sense of urgency Strategic thinking, innovation and forecasting ability.
  • Solid listening skills and learning agile
  • Proven ability to develop and implement new strategies in a competitive business
  • Environment and a track record in successfully managing a business through change Accepts accountability for the need to consistently achieve targeted goals
  • Ability to develop talent – both as individuals and teams. Strong coaching ability. Commitment to hiring and retaining the best and acting on marginal performance
  • Ability to provide strong leadership to the management team and build confidence – should be a clear, strategic thinker with a willingness to take a more hands-on,
  • Operational approach where appropriate
  • Energetic, open, and direct manner. Must have the stature and confidence to make difficult decisions


  • Bachelor’s degree desired.
  • Five (5) years progressive management experience with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a General/Plant Management role.
  • Strong track record of delivering operational and financial results.
  • Experience in manufacturing or construction environment preferred.
Company Description
United Employment Group, Inc. is a search and placement firm specializing in Concrete Products and Construction, Metals, Refrigeration, Engineering/Surveying and Plastic Industries.

United Employment Group

Why Work Here?
Great company culture and work environment. There is plenty of growth opportunities within the company.

United Employment Group, Inc. is a search and placement firm specializing in Concrete Products and Construction, Metals, Refrigeration, Engineering/Surveying and Plastic Industries.


Colorado Springs, CO




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