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Business Sector General Manager


Schiphol Office, Noord-Holland, NL

Job ID:  20941
Estimated Travel:  50%+
Contract Type:  Permanent
Talent Area:  Operations Management


Trivium Packaging is a global leader in metal packaging with more than 60 locations worldwide and employs close to 8,000 people and has annual revenue of approximately $2.7 billion. Trivium serves a diverse range of customers in a variety of end markets such as food, seafood, pet food, nutrition, beauty and personal care, household care and premium beverages.


General Manager for a business sector (>500 M turnover)


<span style="font-family:"Abadi",sans-serif">Responsibilities:


  • <span style="font-family:"Abadi",sans-serif">Oversee daily operations of the business sector.
  • <span style="font-family:"Abadi",sans-serif">Coordinate the development of key performance goals for functions and direct reports.
  • <span style="font-family:"Abadi",sans-serif">Provide direct management of functional managers and executives in the business unit.
  • <span style="font-family:"Abadi",sans-serif">Coordinate commercial activities of the sector
  • <span style="font-family:"Abadi",sans-serif">Engage in targeted customer activities.
  • <span style="font-family:"Abadi",sans-serif">Ensure the development of tactical programs to pursue targeted goals and objectives.
  • <span style="font-family:"Abadi",sans-serif">Ensure the overall delivery and quality of the unit's offerings to customers.
  • <span style="font-family:"Abadi",sans-serif">Oversee key hiring and talent development programs.
  • <span style="font-family:"Abadi",sans-serif">Evaluate and decide upon key investments in equipment, infrastructure, and talent.
  • <span style="font-family:"Abadi",sans-serif">Communicate strategy and results to the unit's employees.
  • <span style="font-family:"Abadi",sans-serif">Report results to corporate officers.
  • <span style="font-family:"Abadi",sans-serif">Engage with corporate officers in broader organizational strategic planning.


<span style="font-family:"Abadi",sans-serif">Required Skills


  • Required Experience: minimum of 5 years in a manufacturing industry, such as steel, paper, packaging, fast running production lines.
  • International Experience: Experience at least one western country and ideally in Eastern Europe.
  • Additional Requirements: both operations and B2B Sales managing experience is required. P&L experience > 300€ mils
  • Strategic planning skills: ensure the development and implementation of a clear strategic plan for an organization or business unit.
  • <span style="font-family:"Abadi",sans-serif">Financial planning skills<span style="font-family:"Abadi",sans-serif">: responsible for looking at the future of the business and making key investments and investment recommendations.
  • <span style="font-family:"Abadi",sans-serif">Interpersonal skills<span style="font-family:"Abadi",sans-serif">: able to support the development of a healthy internal culture that retains key employees and encourages their professional development. 
  • <span style="font-family:"Abadi",sans-serif">Leadership skills<span style="font-family:"Abadi",sans-serif">: responsible for leading entire business units or divisions of an organization.


<span style="font-family:"Abadi",sans-serif">Education

  • MBA (Master of Business Administration) is desirable



  • Working location for this job is to be defined across Europe




At Trivium, people are the driving force in all our successes by bringing expertise and talent to help us stand out, achieving excellence through their commitment and drive and maintaining a focus on continuous improvement in everything they do. Together, our goal is to be the number one choice for customers seeking sustainable metal packaging solutions