472 N. McLean Blvd., 2nd Floor Elgin, IL 60123-3274
I am working with a pet supply
manufacturing group that is a leading provider of professional shampoo,
conditioner, and cologne products targeting the pet groomer market. The company
manufactures and distributes proprietary branded products primarily through
wholesale and retail distributors, an e-commerce site, catalog sales, and
conventions. The company is headquartered in Corona, CA and currently has ~15
employees located in one facility. The company is poised for substantial
The general manager will have full P&L responsibility, and will have oversight of all product, operational, and sales functions, including product manufacturing, product sourcing, warehouse operations, customer service / sales, and administrative matters. The general manager will have 4-6 direct reports.
The key objectives for the general
manager will be to grow top and bottom line performance by overseeing
manufacturing optimization, new product development, a continued emphasis on
sales/customer relationships, and sourcing and distribution. Additionally, the
general manager will be responsible for managing a new shampoo and conditioner
private label manufacturing program for the parent company.
Responsibilities will include the following:
Qualified candidates should have the following:
EDUCATION: An undergraduate technical degree is required. An MBA would significantly enhance the candidate’s qualifications.
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