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General Manager Manufacturing

  • Lavergne
  • R-93550
  • Manufacturing Management
  • Full Time
  • Added

The General Manager, Manufacturing will be responsible for overseeing the site management for the Lavergne, TN  location for all areas of manufacturing to produce products and direct activities so that approved products are manufactured on-schedule and within quality standards and cost objectives as well as oversight of forward and reverse logistics liquidation and associated activities. 

Assurant is open to candidates who are willing to relocate to LaVergne, TN for this position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop the manufacturing plan and establish procedures for maintaining high standards of manufacturing operations to ensure that products conform to established customer and company quality standards.

  • Develop and formulate long and short-range planning, policies, programs and objectives.

  • Achieve optimum employee levels with least amount of overhead and raw material costs to meet annual budgetary plan.

  • Formulate manufacturing policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and the profitability of the operation.

  • Drive process discipline and continuous improvement across the manufacturing organization.

  • Ensure operational excellence in all facets of manufacturing production and forward and reverse logistics liquidation.

  • Generate, implement and execute strategies to effectively manage the overall quality control of various activities with regards to product manufacturing.

  • Maintain a high level of customer service with internal and external customers and ensure that processes and procedures are accountable and transparent, and include all required information and documentation. 

  • Work across departments in support of seamless operation to develop common requirements and business processes.

  • Develop processes and tools for the collection, flow and use of quantitative and qualitative data for informed decision making at all levels.

  • Oversee the development and implementation of evaluation and monitoring of warehousing, logistics and distribution supply chain network.  Ensure the business and regulatory requirements are being met.

  • Direct the safeguarding of warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.

  • Oversee development of guidelines and training modules.

  • Perform other duties as assigned and contribute to the success of Assurant.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Operations, Engineering, Business, Finance, Supply Chain, Logistics or related field

  • A minimum of 10 years senior level supply chain management experience

  • 10 years of experience managing teams with demonstrated ability to implement manufacturing and production strategies

  • Six Sigma Lean experience/knowledge

  • Ability to be onsite 100% at the facility in LaVergne, TN (open to candidates who must relocate)

Preferred Requirements:

  • 7-10+ years of experience in production or manufacturing

  • Retail or other fast-paced industry experience is a plus

  • Demonstrated success in a leadership role in strategic manufacturing with wireless industry experience

  • Advanced process design and engineering skills

  • Demonstrated ability to manage the P&L of a multi-million dollar business

  • Proven ability to build and manage team of individuals in the Supply Chain space

  • Advanced problem-solving skills

  • Proven ability to manage within a rapidly changing, high intensity business environment

  • Proven effective communications skills leveraged internally and with external clients

  • Proven ability to develop and communicate complex concepts

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Demonstrated project development and completion skills

  • Demonstrated strategic planning and financial projection skills

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Assurant is a global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that help leading brands grow revenue, manage risk and deliver a great experience for their customers. We protect, connect, and support over 300 million consumers worldwide, helping people get more value from their connected devices, vehicles, and homes. Assurant is a proud member of the Fortune 300, with decades of experience in the industries we serve.

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Assurant is committed to providing a competitive rewards package which goes beyond the value of your paycheck. We offer an array of market-competitive benefits and resources to support your physical, emotional, financial, and social wellbeing goals. These include programs to help you invest in your financial future such as savings programs, as well as competitive health and wellbeing benefits to support you and your family.

Health Coverage Starting Day One: We offer competitive health and wellbeing benefits to support you and your family. You can choose from a range of health and dental plan options, as well as health plan accounts.

Disability and Life Insurance: We provide short- and long-term disability insurance, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance.

Retirement: Assurant offers retirement savings plans globally. U.S. based employees are offered a 401(k) plan in which Assurant matches 100% of every dollar contributed, up to 6 percent of eligible pay.

Employee Stock Purchase Plan: Assurant’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) allows employees to purchase shares of Assurant, Inc. stock at a 10 percent discount with funds contributed through after-tax payroll deductions.

Career Development: Assurant offers a variety of internal courses, workshops, special projects, coaching and mentoring programs. Tuition reimbursement and other professional enrichment opportunities are also available to encourage continuous learning.

Work-Life Balance: We strive to provide a work environment that encourages work/life balance. Options depend on job responsibilities and may include flexible work schedules, telework, paid time off and part-time employment.

Equal Opportunity Statement
Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.


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