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General Manager

Recruiter: Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Location: Wednesbury, West Midlands
Salary: £70,000 - £75,000 per annum + car, bonus
Application date: 22nd Jun 2018

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.


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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