General Manager
Job Opportunity at KLA Industries

Posted on Jan 10

Location: Emporia, VA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4183180

Company: Our Client is a Global Organization that has been in business for more than 90 years and are now adding Manufacturing and Operations to US Soil. This will be the Flagship Plant in the United States. They continue to drive innovation and are dedicating large investments and acquisitions in their marketplace. They have 6 locations in Europe and 1 Operation in the US. My Client offers decades of experience in the design and manufacture of Injection Molded wire protection products, Tier 1 Automotive and stamped electrical components to meet demanding customer application requirements. Their unique, in-house ability to offer customers the latest design and prototyping technology along with years of high-volume manufacturing experience is their way of turning challenging "just-in-time" manufacturing deadlines into production realities. They are committed to ground floor project involvement. This practice enables them to completely follow through from design to delivery in order to save customers time and money while ensuring optimal quality of the product.
We appreciate our employees by providing:
  • Very Competitive Base Salary
  • Bonus
  • 401K Company match
  • Relocation Package
  • Fantastic Health, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Generous Vacation time, + Paid Holidays 
Your unique role with the company: Reporting directly to the CEO you will be the strategic leader and coach who can effectively communicate the expectations from the top down. This will be a very hands-on role. You will help implement world-class manufacturing systems and procedures to overcome Operational and Quality challenges in this US Flagship Plant. You will also be the driving force in strategic planning for the future of this organization as well as driving Culture change.
What we are looking for in a Candidate:
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or experience equivalent
  • 10+ Yrs. Experience in Automotive Injection Molding
  • Proven track record of successful KPI’s and driving change
  • Highly motivated, independent and self-sufficient leader that can be hands-on as well as detailed oriented.
  • Career Stability and Leadership skills are key
  • Knowledge and experience in a TS 16949 or ISO 14001 environment 
Position will be based in the Virginia / North Carolina area.
  • Small town country living close to the Mountains
  • Low cost of living and better Quality of life
  • Hunting, Fishing, Hiking, Golf and tons of other outdoor activities
  • 1-hour drive to Richmond VA
  • hour and half away from Virginia Beaches
  • 2 and half hour drive to the OBX beaches in North Carolina
  • Hour drive to Raleigh North Carolina
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