General Manager - Wolcott (NY) USA

General Manager


Empire Fruit Growers is a state of the art apple packing facility in upstate New York.

We are looking for a General Manager to oversee all staff, budgets and operations. General Manager responsibilities include formulating overall strategy, managing people and establishing policies.

To be successful in this role, you should be a thoughtful leader and a confident decision-maker, helping our people develop and be productive, while ensuring our profits are on the rise. Ultimately, you’ll help our company grow and thrive.


  • Oversee day-to-day operations
  • Design strategy and set goals for growth
  • Maintain budgets and optimize expenses
  • Set policies and processes
  • Ensure employees work productively and develop professionally
  • Oversee recruitment and training of new employees
  • Evaluate and improve operations and financial performance
  • Direct the employee assessment process
  • Prepare regular reports for upper management
  • Ensure staff follows health and safety regulations
  • Provide solutions to issues (e.g. profit decline, employee conflicts)



  • Proven experience as a General Manager or similar executive role
  • Experience in the fruit industry preferred
  • Experience in planning and budgeting
  • Knowledge of business process and functions (finance, HR, procurement, operations etc.)
  • Monitor quality control, production and packing supplies, Read packing instructions, delegate work and complete appropriate administrative paperwork
  • Monitor Line Supervisors process and procedures for accuracy and efficiencies
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership skills
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • BSc/BA in Business or relevant field; MSc/MA is a plus

Job Type: Full-time


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