Watchout when Atlanta offers up help!
Plant Manager (Former Employee) – Blue Rapids, KS – August 2, 2018
I was truly excited to join GP particularly after reading the Science of Success on the plane heading into the interview in Atlanta. The interviweing pocess was top notch (in Atlanta) then I was sent to Kansas. The only assistance I ever received from Atlanta was criticism for about everything acomplished. Including a report sent out to a global audience across GP by a college intern ststing that I was in error believing my Plant was at 99.6% capacity - he offered proof we were running less than 40% and would require no capital to doubkle throughput! An idiotic message which only left out 5 steps in the manufacturing process including all the time required to complete them - Also no retraction or apology ever given, I was hired to bring a manufacturing urgency to the facility and win favor with the USW Union. The plant became profitable and I personally facilitated a 4 year CBA which included no wage increases but did include significant incentives for impressive Safety, Quality, Service and Cost results. The Kock brothers matbe very surprised to know that MBM is the rage in Atlanta but it only flows downhill to the Plants and everything is validated by being told it's being driven by MBM!