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General Manager

ePac Flexible Packaging Richmond, VA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

ePac Flexible Packaging is a rapidly growing company with locations across the United States, Canada, Europe, and Indonesia. Built on break-through digital printing, ePac is at the crossroads of advanced technology and manufacturing. ePac’s mission is to provide locally-based consumer packaged goods companies the ability to compete with large brands with great packaging. Our customers are predominantly locally-based small and medium-sized CPGs, many of whom are focused on creating natural and innovative products for their consumers. Since opening our first manufacturing facility in 2016, our mission has been clear – to help small brands obtain big brand presence, give back to the communities we serve and contribute to the creation of a more sustainable, circular economy.


We offer an excellent benefit and compensation package that consists of the following:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription drug program.
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with generous company match
  • Bonus based on plant performance


The General Manager is responsible for the Safety, Quality Systems, food safety initiatives and performance of the facility. This position also manages the plant operations including the building design, equipment install, hiring, support/training and managing of the ongoing manufacturing facility. The position ensures increasing levels of customer and employee satisfaction while improving the efficiency of manpower, materials and machines.


  • Manages and is responsible for the safety, quality and performance of facilities while being in compliance with state and federal guidelines
  • P&L responsibility for site(s), including all functions of facility sales and operations
  • Monthly/weekly reporting to ePac Holdings on deliverables
  • Develops and manages ePac Monthly Management deck to ePac Investors (site specific)
  • Establishes and adheres to KPIs set forth by GM, COO and VP of Sales
  • Manages the training of all personnel to understand and practice AIB requirements
  • Manages quality assurance
  • Writes corrective actions to the letter of AIB
  • Hires, trains, develops employees and ensures performance monitoring systems are being met
  • Manages policy deployment in the areas of lean manufacturing techniques, quality, cost reduction, complete and on-time delivery, safety, customer satisfaction, employee relations, visual controls and plant performance measures
  • Provides leadership for employee relations through effective communications, coaching, training and development
  • Provides leadership for problem resolution to facilitate fast improvements and improved working relationships
  • Manages material requirements to increase inventory turns and reduce levels on hand
  • Ensures compliance standards for cost control, waste reduction, quality, OSHA, safety, and complete and on-time delivery at the lowest possible cost
  • Balances work cell capacity/loading across the plant
  • Determines operations headcount needs and ensures compliance with company policies
  • Identifies, communicates and drives implementation of capital investments and improvement projects


  • Assists in manufacturing as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Communication skills and proficiency
  • Facility operations knowledge
  • Equipment knowledge
  • Production layout and process flow knowledge
  • Product structure knowledge
  • Understanding of limitations and probabilities of error
  • Broad knowledge of packaging applications
  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Thinking


  • At least 20 years of experience in the industry preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering preferred
  • Engineering license preferred
  • Responsibility in the area of food safety essentials from AIB international section of adequacy of prerequisite and food safety programs


  • his position supervises the positions of Director of Operations, Director of Sales (or Sales Executives), and other functions that may not have an intermediate manager set up for the facility.


  • . Half of the time of a professional office setting and half of the time on the production floor.

ePac is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. EEO Poster

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