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Truss Plant General Manager

Company: Gpac
Location: Fort Pierce
Posted on: September 22, 2022

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We are excited to announce an opening for a Truss Plant General Manager for a 120,000 square-foot facility in Southern, Florida. The plant serves as a manufacturing facility, and lumber and distribution center for building materials.

We are seeking an experienced Truss Plant General Manager to join our team and lead operations at our Florida facility! The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 10 years' experience in the lumber or building materials industry with multiple assignments in all phases of the business and a proven track record with an emphasis on safety and quality. Willing to re-locate the right candidate.


Duties and Accountability

  • Responsible for the overall production and physical conditions of the location's facilities and equipment. Partners with other managers of departments and helps to train and develop personnel involved in the production function in these departments.
  • Reviews production orders or schedules to ascertain product data, such as types, quantities, and specifications of products as well as scheduled delivery dates, in order to plan department operations.
  • Plans production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products.
  • Prepares operational schedules and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications.
  • Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimal costs and operational delays.
  • Inspects machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization.
  • Develops or revises standard operational and working practices and observes workers to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Resolves worker grievances or submits unsettled grievances to Production Supervisor or Crew Leader for action.
  • Directs the implementation of safe operating practices in compliance with Company and regulatory policies (DOT regulations, forklift operations, OSHA compliance, etc.).
  • Compiles, stores, retrieves, and analyzes production data.
  • Active in professional trade groups, such as Home Builder's Association, and participates in LMC meetings and customer appreciation events.
  • The Building Center maintains a fleet of more than 20 vehicles
  • Demonstrates positive interactions with the public and positive interpersonal relations in dealing with fellow employees, supervisors, and other department employees, so that productivity and positive employee relations are maximized.
  • Supports and contributes to effective safety and risk management efforts by adhering to established policies and procedures, maintaining a safe environment, promoting accident prevention, and identifying and reporting potential liabilities.
  • Maintains confidentiality and accuracy of all information related to company finances and records.
  • Adheres to company procedures, policies, and protocols as set forth in the Hourly Employees Handbook.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

    Supervisory Responsibilities
    • Carries out managerial responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
    • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and developing/training team members; planning, assigning, directing, and delegating work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining team members; and addressing complaints and resolving problems.

      Minimum Requirements

      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
      • 10-12 years of directly related experience in Wood Truss Manufacturing or the lumber and building materials industry with multiple assignments in all phases of the business.
      • Significant understanding and practical experience in business and management principles.
      • Knowledge of safety, quality, productivity, and inventory processes/management.
      • Intermediate to advanced computer skills
      • Demonstrated success in creating accountability and to lead by example.
      • Strong team building, consensus building, decision-making, people management, and organizational skills.

        Skills and Qualifications


        Language Skills
        • Bilingual in English & Spanish preferred
        • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial reports, trade journals, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints of customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
        • Ability to effectively present information to top management and/or public groups.
        • Must be able to persuade individuals or groups to take actions that would result in obtaining a mutually desired outcome. Influencing others is a major requirement of this position.
        • Must have exceptional leadership and teamwork abilities.
          Mathematical Skills
          • Ability to apply concepts such as fraction, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
          • Ability to calculate figures and amounts, such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
          • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
          • Must be able to develop and interpret graphs and charts.

            Reasoning Ability
            • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
            • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Solutions require modification of standard approaches to develop alternative course of action. Problems are varied and unrelated and require problem identification and analyses.

              Other Qualifications
              • Must be knowledgeable about and follow the company's safety policies and procedures.

                Work Environment

                The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
                • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
                • Position is in an open office area.
                • There is some exposure to outside weather conditions during visits to the yard.

                  Benefits
                  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
                  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Coverage
                  • Group-Term and Voluntary Life Insurance
                  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time

                    All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

Keywords: Gpac, Fort Pierce , Truss Plant General Manager, Professions , Fort Pierce, Florida

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