Asahi Kasei
  • Sun Plastech
  • Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ, USA
  • Full Time

General Manager of Sun Plastech Inc.


Administrative Information

Department:  Administration                                                  

Reports To/Title: CEO

Exempt Status: Exempt                                             

Job Level: Management


Job Purpose Summary
Lead and develop the overall vision and strategy for sales and operations for Sun Plastech Inc in the Americas.  

Key Duties Responsibilities

Responsible for P&L for all SPI
Management of all SPI personnel through Controller and director of sales.
Manage overall budget
Member of SPI Board of Directors
Lead growth and profitability of the organization

Manage minimum profitability of customers and products
Review new customer contracts to make sure they meet SPI strategic direction
Develop Organization Strategy to support midterm plan
Develop Marketing Strategy to support midterm plan
Develop supply chain strategy
Check economic and likelihood of success of new products/applications
Coordinate Commercial Resources
Integrate communication between functions to meet customers' requirements
Risk Management
Manage sales of US$20M
Manage organization of around 20 to 25 people both in New Jersey and remotely
Promotes a safe work environment for self and others
Takes the initiative to resolve issues before they become problems
Seeks continuous improvement through periodic assessments
Ensure that all activities are completed in compliance with lean, ethical and regulatory requirements


Key Success Measures (Metrics)

The ideal candidate is a strong, progressive leader who is able to respond to evolving market conditions and business priorities.  As an effective communicator and motivator, the ideal candidate would be good at influencing at many levels of the organization while maintaining the highest level of integrity.
Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures
Ability to think strategically and exercise sound business judgment
Comfortable working internationally and locally


Job Specifications

Preferred Education and Experience            

Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Business with MBA

15-20 years strong technical & sales background in engineering plastics materials, product design, injection molding and extrusions.


Required Education and Experience

Bachelor of Science in Engineering or business

10-15 years strong technical & sales background in engineering plastics materials, product design, injection molding and extrusions.


Job Qualifications


Personifies high standards of honesty, integrity, trust, openness, fairness and compassion.


Creates an environment where people want to give their best
Identifies best alternative to negotiate an agreement


Manages and champions organizational improvement
Responsible for driving improvement by developing and implementing robust work processes.


Communication and Influence
Promotes the expression of diverse opinions and perspectives
Works across the functional groups at APNA and more broadly across AKCC to ensure support and resources for key initiatives.


Performance Management
Clearly communicates company goals, department goals and expectations to others
Fosters an environment that supports diverse individuals and perspectives
Inspires excellence in others
Recognizes and rewards performance


Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills
Works well across multiple functions and cultures
Works to ensure alignment of efforts across departments


Analysis and Problem Solving
Analyzes problems, develops alternatives for solving and initiates corrective action
Works and communicates with vendors/customers to define and meet expectations


Microsoft Office
Extensive cross functional experience
Excellent communication skills, with the capability of articulating the company's goals and plans, and the ability to effectively focus and motivate employees
Strong influencing skills necessary to implement work processes across departments within direct control as well as other departments which interface with sales and marketing
Strong negotiating skills
Possess overseas knowledge of customs and business conduct to be confident and comfortable working internationally, as well as locally.


Working Conditions
Sits, walks, stands sometimes.  Lift occasionally.

Travel domestically and internationally on a frequent basis.


Number of People Supervised



Annual Budget Accountability

$18 million


Revenue of the Group Led

$20 million


Asahi Kasei is an Equal Opportunity Employer


*Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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