General Manager

  • Location

    Wednesbury, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £75000 per annum + car, bonus

  • Contact:

    Scott McIntee

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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Due to continued growth this well established castings manufacturer is looking for a dynamic General Manager to run the operation with full P&L responsibility.

Salary: Circa £70,000 to £75,000 plus bonus, car and benefits

Suitable for: General Manager, Plant Manager, Operations Manager, Operations Director, Site Manager

Reporting in to the Global VP you will be responsible for all aspects of the operation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management and control of all activities at the site
  • Managing and developing supervisory staff
  • Developing budgets and forward plans for the site in conjunction with group requirements.
  • Developing and implementing organisational plans so as to meet agreed organisational performance plans within agreed budgets and timescales
  • Directing Human Resources in developing training programs for personnel
  • Ensuring at all times safety awareness & knowledge to meet statutory and company standards
  • Establishing a "5S" & LEAN philosophy within the organisation
  • Championing the continuous improvement culture within the organisation
  • Developing leadership principles & planning to reduce employee turnover and optimise talent

Background and experience:

  • Bachelor degree in an engineering discipline (Metallurgical, Mechanical) is desirable but not essential
  • Solid experience within a foundry operation is essential
  • Management experience at a senior level
  • Highly computer literate with strong emphasis in process engineering, production planning and preventative maintenance
  • Experience with change management
  • Experience with LEAN principles
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, second language skills would be an advantage

This role offers an outstanding career development opportunity and the chance to join a well respected international manufacturing business.

Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting General Manager role.

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