Permanent ⁄ £90000 – £120000
Updated February 18, 2013
We are looking for a General Manager to lead our fast paced operation which delivers tens of thousands of products to hundreds of countries worldwide, every day. In this key role, you will come in to help exceed productivity goals and deliver against customer promises.Ensuring that everything continues to run like clockwork. This role is based in the Midlands area but geographical flexibility will be required.
This is an area with a huge impact both on how the business delivers the customer experience and on bottom line performance. For a start you’ll be providing motivational and inspirational leadership to operations and area managers, helping them develop themselves, their teams and every aspect of their departments. As well as getting the best out of them and helping them deliver more, it will be down to you to resource everything effectively. With high levels of fluctuation across people requirements the site can range from 200-1000 people very quickly.You will be expected to design and implement process improvements aimed at streamlining activities while driving up performance and quality.You will be give a real opportunity to shape your area with ideas that could go on to be rolled out across the business. Whatever you’re focused on, it will all be aimed at exceeding productivity goals at the same time as ensuring service excellence.
Who we’re looking for
You’ll have an impressive track record in a high-volume, fast-paced environments, manufacturing/processing expertise would be desirable.With experience of managing teams involved in multiple areas, together with a real awareness of the kinds of initiatives that drive performance. You’ll have a thorough grasp of Lean techniques and Six Sigma tools. Chances are you’ll be a black belt. You’ll also be the kind of person who thrives on change, capable of operating with flexibility and focus. And that will include the flexibility to relocate if necessary. Academically, you’re likely to be qualified at MBA level or at least hold a good degree in a relevant subject.
About our client
What’s on offer
£90,000 – £120,000
Michael Page Contact
For further info, apply or phone on 0121 230 9392. Job Ref: 13273708