General Manager - Engineering / Manufacturing

Euro Projects Recruitment
From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum plus benefits
16 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
£75K - £85K General Manager, Operations Director. Job vacancy for an engineering / manufacturing company with exciting growth opportunities and challenges. Role is to provide business, operational, financial leadership and management of shared services – Quality, Facilities / Estates, H&S, Export Control, Security, Marketing, Commercial, Accounting. Job reports to CEO so would suit a Director level professional with not only the skills but also the passion to help shape the future of a growing SME engineering / manufacturing business. Salary Guideline: £75,000 to £85,000 dependent upon experience plus benefits The jobs working environment, opportunities and rewards: £45m t/o, 200 headcount, international engineering business with offices in the UK and Australia. A world leading group of companies specialising in the design, development and manufacture of equipment operating in harsh environments – defence, marine, nuclear. · You will be joining an engineering business with strong foundations and exciting growth opportunities and challenges ahead of it, t/o is predicted to rise to £60m in 2017. · You will be joining a passionate and committed team with the skills, expertise, dedication and focus to provide the highest value to their customers with bespoke engineered quality products and services. · Salary guideline of £75K - £85K plus benefits. The job will involve: · Reporting to the CEO this position will provide the vision and leadership to the Shared Services of the business and deliver them in an efficient and cost effective manner. · Drive and manage Shared Services which includes Quality, Facilities / Estates, Regulatory Compliance (H&S, Export Control, Security, Bribery & Corruption), Marketing, Commercial, Accounting. · Work closely with the heads of business to assist with the development and implementation of their business strategy, including evaluation of P&L. · Take a lead role in facilitating the delivery of ‘special projects’ e.g. bids, major programmes and audits. · Make recommendations to the CEO for the future direction and focus of the business and develop strategic plans on how to achieve long term stability and growth. This job will suit: Position would suit a candidate within a leadership role for an engineering / manufacturing business, perhaps a General Manager, Operations Manager / Director or Head of Programme Management. Candidates from outside the engineering / manufacturing sectors leading and delivering a shared services function are also invited to get in touch. Experience of working with / facilitating the delivery off the following business functions is preferred, Quality, Facilities / Estates, H&S, Export Control, Security, Marketing, Commercial, Accounting. Proven experience in people, business and financial management to help support and drive the growth of an engineering business striving to be world class in everything they do. It is likely you will be degree qualified in a mechanical engineering, production / manufacturing engineering or similar discipline. Any further professional study in business management or leadership would be beneficial. Reference: JB-EPR-IYLS This job is commutable from Exeter, Bridgwater, Tiverton, Axminster, Yeovil, Newton Abbot, Chard, Taunton, Honiton, Sidmouth, Devon. This job was originally posted as