Vice President/General Manager, Presto Specialty in Lake Forest, IL at Reynolds Consumer Products

Date Posted: 5/25/2023

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Job Title: Vice President/General Manager, Presto Specialty 

City: Lake Forest / State: Illinois                                                   

Job Description

Join Reynolds Consumer Products…and Drive Your Career across a world of opportunities! We provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. If you are looking to build a strong career, we have an opportunity for you! We are searching for a Vice President/General Manager, Presto Specialty to join our team.  

This position will be co-located out of our Lake Forest corporate headquarters and our Appleton, Wisconsin manufacturing plant.

Your Role:

The Vice President/General Manager, Presto Specialty is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership within their assigned business unit.  This role must be committed to achieving the highest standards of business performance, customer satisfaction, new product design, innovation, quality, delivery, and solid financial results.  Ultimately, the Business Unit President is responsible for development, marketing and B2B sales of our flexible packaging product. We embrace and accept individual experiences and backgrounds to achieve a diverse and inclusive workplace. 

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Provide visible and informed leadership, and manage all aspects of profit and loss, quality, safety, Sales, Marketing and R&D.
  • Establish a vision, strategy and plan to achieve both short and long-term Business Unit transformation.
  • Leverage research and development to grow the business with profitable, organic and innovative initiatives that reflect design, quality, sourcing, speed and cost advantage.
  • Deliver consistent year on year growth through the implementation of customer acquisition and new segment entry strategies.
  • Drive timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends in order to assist the senior executives in performing their responsibilities.

Ultimately, you will be responsible for the achievement of strategic planning, business objectives, including P&L, income delivery, store brand growth and development. We strive to build a diverse, inclusive and talented workforce who will contribute to the Company’s vision, mission, and goals.   

You will love it here if…

  • You are committed to excellence
  • You are inquisitive and will stay current with ever-changing technology
  • You are team oriented with the ability to work on high collaboration and performance teams
  • You are a confident and entrepreneurial self-starter with ability to manage high levels of complexity and ambiguity

We need you to have:

  • BA/BS degree in Business, Marketing or related field.
  • 20+ years of progressively responsible general management career in B2B or CPG.
  • 10+ years of experience in flexible packaging.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Strategic mindset; visionary.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to influence people.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills and the ability to communicate and influence at all levels within the organization.
  • Self-directed with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple accountabilities and multiple internal customers.
  • Strong analytical skills as well as organizational skills with strong attention to detail.

Icing on the cake:

  • MBA or another advanced degree a plus.
  • Familiarity with large automated integrated systems (SAP, JDE, etc.) a plus.

Want to know more? Check out our website or connect with us on LinkedIn!

Apply today to join a fast-growing innovative company!

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Join Reynolds Consumer Products and

Drive Your Career across a world of opportunities!  

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