General Manager


  • c£50,000 plus benefits (depending on experience)
  • Posted: 08/09/2017
  • Dudley DY2 8EF Dudley
  • Job Ref: 025418298
  • Permanent

Job Details

A specialist engineering business, who have recently undertaken considerable investment, are seeking a General Manager to take the business forward and hold accountability for their West Midlands operation.

Position: General Manager
Location: West Midlands
Salary: c£50,000 plus benefits (depending on experience)

About the Role:

Reporting to the Managing Director, the General Manager will have full P&L and operational responsibility for a modern manufacturing facility and will:

" Take full responsibility for a strong team of people you will be a natural leader capable of engaging with your team and inspiring 'best practice' through their service delivery.
" Be a coach and mentor capable of influencing change and planning for succession.
" Coordinate activity across all departments ensuring consistent levels of delivery in Production, Sales, R&D and Despatch.
" Be an ambassador for R&D and proactively seek new technologies and products that fall in line with current production demands.

About the Person:

The ideal General Manager will have proven management experience gained in a high profile manufacturing and engineering environment, in addition to the following:

" Ideally have multi-process experience including fabrication, assembly, plastics and electronics
" Production Planning, Operations Control and Engineering / Technical management in Project based manufacturing.
" Be Customer Facing - Strong stakeholder management skills.
" Possess strong Financial Acumen - Budget control and responsibility.
" Leading People and Change - Strong leader capable of driving performance and changing mind-sets.
" Have proven demonstrable experience as General Manager, Factory Manager, Plant Manager or Senior Operations Manager in a similar environment.

This excellent opportunity offers a competitive package with a salary of £45 - £50000 + Benefits (depending upon experience) along with prospects and career development within a successful group of companies.

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