General Manager

Summary

Industry:

Electronics

Job Title:

General Manager

Job Ref:

SC19-4666

Job Start Date:

ASAP

Location:

Sussex

Job Type:

General Manager

Salary Range:

£45-50K

Salary Benefits:

£400 monthly car allowance

Job Overview: Working alongside our client, a design & hi-volume manufacturer of safety critical electro-mechanical components, are seeking an experienced General Manager for their successful business.

 

Job Overview: Working alongside our client, a design & hi-volume manufacturer of safety critical electro-mechanical components, are seeking an experienced General Manager for their successful business.

 

 

 

The company: Part of a larger business group this company are enjoying success supplying into some blue-chip organisations such as NHS, Government & MOD building infrastructures to name but a few.

 

 

 

Role:

 

  • Responsible for the effective management of all site related activities and services.
  • Achieve high customer service levels by meeting quality, delivery and cost objectives.
  • To participate in all site leadership activities e.g. planning, ERP, Six Sigma, 5s, etc.
  • Support growth initiatives by launching new products on time.
  • To develop a Six Sigma culture in order to drive productivity and eliminate waste
  • To ensure people and resources are matched via the Sales & Inventory Operations Planning (SIOP) to meet customer requirements.
  • To drive the resolution of production quality issues ensuring follow through to a permanent fix.
  • To promote a safe working environment and ensure all activities are conducted in accordance with current HSE legislation.
  • To develop the high-performance work organisation and establish a coherent team to achieve consistency in all areas.
  • To increase employee skills and opportunities through training & development.
  • Provide leadership & direction to the Management Team.
  • Overall responsibility for the whole site.
  • Establish and maintain KPI’s for the whole site.
  • Report to the MD monthly with KPI information which includes budgetary control, sales forecasts, H&S issues, staffing levels, projects, profit & loss predictions, quality, etc.
  • Development of teamwork synergies.
  • Ability to react quickly to changes which will affect KPI targets.
  • Management of NPI’s to maximise return and minimise delays.

 

 

 

Qualifications & Experience:

 

  • Significant experience in a senior management role for at least 5 years.
  • Familiarity with a low and high-volume production would be an advantage.
  • Candidates should also be fully aware of Lean Manufacturing methodology and trained in Six Sigma principles.
  • BSC in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred, or Production/Management related degree with experience.

 

 

 

Key Skills:

 

  • Manufacturing Engineering including process improvements skills.
  • Proven People Management skills.
  • Excellent Presentation and Communication skills.
  • Innovative Approach to Problem Solving.
  • Enthusiastic and Self-motivated.
  • Decisive and assertive.
  • Able to cope under pressure.
  • Excellent organisational/time management skills.
  • PC Literate