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General Manager at Cornerstone Building Brands

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Location: Columbus, Ohio

Job Description:

General Manager

Columbus, OH, USA
Req #10971

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Cornerstone Building Brands is the largest manufacturer of exterior building products in North America. Our comprehensive portfolio spans the breadth of the residential and commercial markets, while our expansive footprint enables us to serve customers and communities across North America. Our relentless focus on excellence combined with our ongoing commitment to innovation and R&D has driven us to become the #1 manufacturer of windows, vinyl siding, insulated metal panels, metal roofing and wall systems, and metal accessories. We believe every building we create, and every part of that building, positively contributes to communities where people live, work and play.


The General Manager is responsible for
developing and implementing a successful regional business plan for sales, manufacturing,
and construction in addition to cultivating a culture of safety, quality and
efficiency while hiring and developing talent along with managing Corporate
expectations and initiatives and actively contributing to the overall national
success. Responsible and accountable for
aligning and driving P/L and manufacturing performance with Company short- and
long-term goals.


  • Develop
    and promote the overall Corporate and Regional objectives by developing a
    business plan for success that includes safety, quality, efficiency, and the
    bottom line.

  • Oversees
    and leads regional manufacturing performance to drive performance,
    profitability, quality, and delivery.

  • Works with
    internal teams to align and ensure adherence to company systems, tools, and

  • Responsible
    for developing the existing talent as well as bringing in the right talent the
    long-term success of the individuals and the company.

  • Create a
    positive environment of teamwork through exceptional communication, programs,
    policies that are centered on creating a customer experience second to none.

  • Drive
    programs and policies that create an engaged work force.

  • Establish
    efficient and effective programs and policies that limit liability for our
    customers, employees, and the company.

  • Actively
    engaged in the marketplace and taking a leadership role within the industry.


other employees and managers/supervisors.
Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation
of this unit. Also directly supervises
non-supervisory employees. Carries out
supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and
applicable laws. Responsibilities
include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and
directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees;
addressing complaints and resolving problems.


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. Reasonable accommodation may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential


  • Bachelor's degree and/or MBA desired

  • Seven
    years or more experience in general management of mid-market sized manufacturing
    and/or construction organizations.

  • Prefer
    LEAN (or comparable) training, OSHA 10hr training, Construction experience


  • Prior
    business development experience as a leader within a high growth organization

  • Mindset of
    "safety first" with a firm grasp on programs/policy that drive success in this

  • Proven
    track record of identifying and developing talent

  • Demonstrated
    success with customer advocacy and partnerships

  • Experience
    working within a LEAN culture with a solid understanding of and drive for
    standard work,

  • processes
    and metrics in sales, manufacturing, and construction

  • Proven
    financial acumen and a track record for achieving aggressive financial goals

  • Solid
    understanding of effective controls, policies and programs that limit liability
    for customers, employees, and the company

  • Communicates
    effectively both verbally and in writing with management, colleagues, and
    individuals inside and outside the Company

  • Fair but
    firm hands-on leader, who is well versed in managing and motivating his/her
    team but at the same time holding people accountable.

  • Exhibits a
    professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive
    working relationships.

  • Knowledge
    and experience of principles and methods for designing, developing, selling, promoting,
    and delivering products and services.

  • Solid
    negotiator: ability to utilize appropriate interpersonal styles and methods of
    communication to gain agreement or acceptance of an idea, plan, activity, product,
    or service from customers.

  • Excellent
    time management, decision making, human relations, presentation, and
    organization skills.

  • Ability to
    communicate in Spanish is helpful.

  • Ability to
    communicate effectively with all levels of the organization

  • Track
    record of employee development and coaching

  • Ability to
    present and facilitate to large or small groups of people at all levels

  • Exhibits a
    professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive
    working relationships.

  • Ability to
    translate HR knowledge into positive business results

  • Must be
    highly motivated to meet and exceed deadlines.

  • Communicates
    effectively both verbally and in writing with management, colleagues, and

  • inside and
    outside the company.

  • Strong
    math and analytical skills.

  • Ability to
    multi-task and manage time in a productive manner.

  • Considerable
    knowledge of principles and practices of human resources administration.

  • Strong MS
    Office skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, HRIS or other human
    resource information system experience a plus.

Cornerstone Building Brands is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, protected veteran status, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or national origin.

Recruitment Fraud

We have been made aware of multiple scams whereby unauthorized individuals are using Cornerstone Building Brand's name and logo to solicit potential job-seekers for employment. In some cases, job-seekers are being contacted directly, both by phone and e-mail. In other instances, these unauthorized individuals are placing advertisements for fake positions with both legitimate websites and fabricated ones. These individuals are typically promising high-paying jobs with the requirement that the job-seeker send money to pay for things such as visa applications or processing fees. Please be advised that Cornerstone Building Brands will never ask potential job-seekers for any sort of advance payment or bank account information as part of the recruiting or hiring process.

Other details

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  • Pay Type

  • Travel Required

  • Travel %

  • Required Education
    Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Start Date
    Tuesday, May 25, 2021

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  • Columbus, OH, USA

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