BlueLinx Corporation

  • General Manager I

    Job Locations US-IL-Mitchell
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/9/2018 12:18 PM)
    Regular Full-Time
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. Employing over 1,500 people, BlueLinx offers thousands of products from suppliers all over the world to service over 10,000 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The Company operates its distribution business through a vast network of distribution centers located throughout the U.S. BlueLinx is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BXC.


    • GM is responsible for executing the Key Performance Objectives:


      • Increase the efficiency of the Summit plant
      • Ensure all plant personnel obtain applicable training & development opportunities to enhance performance & contributions to the company.
      • Assure there is a fully implemented maintenance program for all equipment
      • Fully implemented Safety program
      • Support the Summit Sales effort
      • Support the Local branch Product managers
      • Support the BlueLinx Marketing team in developing the marketing materials for Summit
      • Support the local branch in Sales training
      • Maintain Proper Inventory levels
      • Balance of Primed product to meet desired production schedule
      • Balance of finished product to meet the established program leadtime
      • Establish strong relationships with Key vendors
      • LP – Primed product
      • Cefla and other machine and equipment suppliers
      • Local maintenance and contract suppliers to maintain the efficiency of the plant


    • 10+ years of relevant experience preferred
    • BS / BA Degree preferred; MS / MA / MBA a plus.
    • Strong strategic planning, negotiation, financial (specifically financial statements), qualitative and quantitative analytical, forecasting, problem solving, decision making, innovation, change management, and interpersonal/people skills.
    • Strong leadership and management skills; can function effectively at different levels in a team environment.
    • Sales and marketing experience preferred.
    • Extensive product knowledge, consultative and relationship selling skills.
    • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Software and relevant sales systems technology.


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