The David J. Joseph Company

  • General Manager

    Additional Locations 3 months ago(10/26/2018 5:58 AM)
    # of Openings
    Operations Management
    Kansas City
  • Overview

    At Advantage Metals Recycling (AMR) the opportunity is YOURS! We have achieved years of success by giving our teammates the tools they need to do the best job. Do you have what it takes to help shape the future? Working at AMR is definitely for you if:

    • You want a career and not just a job
    • You want to work for an awesome company where you can make a difference
    • You have a positive, can-do attitude
    • You are motivated and take initiative

    We are committed to building great teams, offering competitive compensation, and allowing for a healthy work-life balance, because our teammates are our most valuable asset. Whether you work in a recycling facility or at our corporate headquarters, AMR is a place where you can come for a job, but stay for a career.


    AMR operates recycling facilities in Kansas and Missouri. Our processing capabilities include an automobile shredder, balers, shears, mobile shearing, torch processing, auto crushers, and extensive transportation services. AMR is a proud part of Nucor Corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of The David J Joseph family of companies and has a well-earned reputation for safety, integrity and innovation. We are recognized as good community citizens who are trustworthy, financially strong and environmentally proactive.


    The General Manager is responsible for overseeing all activities involved in the facilities within their region, including providing a safe and compliant environment for employees and customers, creating a positive customer experience while working towards profitability and meeting the company’s objectives through efficient operations and best practices. The General Manager is responsible for coordinating production, safety and environmental programs, and developing and retaining their staff throughout the region.

    1. Safety
      • Create, maintain and support a Safety-First culture in each plant. Every decision by the employees or managers should reflect this culture.
      • Manage and maintain a safe work place for employees; priority #1 and goal of zero accidents.
    2. Financial/Business:
      • Responsible for operating budget.
      • Effectively achieve results by engaging and leading other management level personnel.
      • Anticipate and act on changing factors in the business environment.
      • Develop, understand and execute operating and capital budgets and forecasts.
      • Interpret complex financials, market data and trends to model different scenarios for operations based on changing industry, market and economic conditions.
      • Consistently achieve results listed above while exhibiting workplace behaviors consistent with DJJ values and core competency expectations.
    3. Human Resources:
      • Headcount: range of headcount responsible for is 50-170
      • Select, lead and develop supervisor-level personnel with varied levels of experience, including  management trainees.
      • Ability to support Facility Managers in execution of their responsibilities.
    4. Operations
      • Conduct reviews of plant operations with supervisors, including safety and compliance, performance objectives and review financial and budget results.
      • Identify key success factors in operations and lead duplication efforts.
      • Leadership
      • Translate the vision and business strategy into goals and objectives for the department, facilities and individual.
      • Represent the organization in regional community and political matters educating elected officials, business and community leaders on our industry.
      • Work in a team environment with a peer group of professionals and corporate staff and create a team environment within their region and other departments within the organization. Develop and maintain strong relationships with peers and other business units and work collaboratively.




    1. Bachelor’s degree in applicable discipline, Master’s degree a plus.
    2. Minimum 10 years’ experience in operations, industrial or manufacturing environments including heavy industrial equipment.
    3. High levels of financial acumen and past P & L management experience.
    4. Management experience of exempt and nonexempt personnel and holding people accountable through positive leadership and communication style.
    5. Proven ability to drive process improvements, LEAN or Six Sigma methodologies a plus.
    6. Demonstrated leadership in areas of safety and customer service.
    7. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    8. Strong organizational ability.


    We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package including paid training, bonus program, medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage, vacation, paid holidays, a 401(k) plan with match, tuition reimbursement and other great benefits.

    EEO Statement

    Advantage Metals Recycling LLC (AMR) is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.

    AMR is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, lactation/breastfeeding, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. AMR hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please
    click here.

    AMR reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and teammates.

    AMR also provides a work environment in which each teammate is able to be productive and work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all teammates in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all teammates and applicants.


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