General Manager Evansville IN

  • Evansville, IN
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: KY27-2710667

General Manager - Bread Bakery Food Manufacturing

similar job titles: Director of Operations, President, VP of Manufacturing


Location: Evansville, IN


Job Summary: This position reports to the Senior VP of Manufacturing and oversees and manages production, quality control, procurement, inventory management, finance, sales and marketing for a high-speed sliced bread and roll commercial bakery. This position has direct leadership responsibility of every aspect of the plant's operations and plays a critical role in strategic planning to guide the future growth and development.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Seven (7) to Ten (10) years’ experience in management within a high-speed food manufacturing environment.
  • Bread or Buns experience preferred; experience working with ovens.
  • Completion of American Institute of Baking (AIB) in-residence baking science and technology course and AIB Science of Baking correspondence course strongly desired
  • Union management experience is strongly desired
  • Knowledge of BRC (or SQF) is highly preferred
  • Continuous improvement or Lean experience.
  • Experience in demand planning/production scheduling; make to inventory.



This job offers the following:

  • Outstanding opportunities with a stable and established organization.
  • Excellent benefits, including:
  •   Comprehensive healthcare
  •   401k
  •   Defined pension plan
  • Highly adequate relocation assistance is provided if needed.
  • Opportunity for career advancement.



Are You Good Fit? 

Essential Skills for Success:

  • Innovator and leader in change.
  • Promote and utilize other’s talents.
  • Actions are plan-based and result from strategy as opposed to reactionary.
  • Goals achieved by teamwork instead of own personal efforts.
  • Leadership style yields influence and trust. You’re not just “the boss”.
  • Achieves results.



Consider This Before Applying:

  1. Does this job describe work you would enjoy doing?
  2. Do you meet most of the minimum requirements?
  3. Have you considered everything if you would need to relocate?
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