General Manager

Larcons Staffing
Central Florida

The General Manager is responsible for running out client's operations. The GM will direct and coordinate activities at all locations to increase production and maximize profits. The right person for the job will possess a passion for business, an interest in plants, and strong team leadership skills. This position reports directly to Ownership.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

-Prepare monthly financial and other management reports (including P&L Report), as well as assist ownership in preparing yearly budgets.

-Work with the Operations Manager to oversee the management of the subsidiary, including the purchasing of equipment and supplies as media, trays, seed, fertilizer and chemicals.

-Monitor labor costs and ensure that tasks are completed efficiently.

-Administer the hiring, staffing, managing and directing of production staff at the facilities.

-Analyze market conditions to determine production planning and space allocation.

-Work with Operations Manager to ensure all plant propagation and production are grown in accordance with quality standards

-Manage a diverse group of growers, planters, loaders, sprayers, irrigators, and shippers.

-Be involved in the decision-making and implementation of plant selections, production methods, and other steps necessary to increase profitability.

-Develop detailed short-term and long-term production goals, including cost analysis and returns on investment estimates.

-Lead and enforce all safety guidelines and directives.

-Work with Operations Manager to maintain and improve upon growing and other protocols.

-Conduct regular reviews of grow times, bench revenue, and crop losses.

-Create production reports and analysis to help identify problems and improvement opportunities.

-Work with Senior Management to assure production plan matches market demand and goals.

-Server as a subject matter expert for the sales team and other company officials.

Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

-7 plus + years of experience in management or related environment required.

-Must have strong computer skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, required.

-Must be detail oriented with a passion for working with plants, people and number.

-Aptitude for decision making and problem solving

-Strong time and management skills, attention to detail, organizational skills, and follow through.

-Ability to effectively present information to Senior Management and Board of Directors.

-Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus.

-Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Horticulture or related field

-MBA, Masters in finance or Engineering a plus.