Location: Ilminster, United Kingdom
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum
Type: Permanent, full-time
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a General Manager to join an industry leading manufacturing business based in Somerset, with a view to succession planning towards Managing Director over the next 2-3 years. With a turnover of c.£2million, and with realistic growth plans to increase this to £2.5million - £3million over the next couple of years, this is a brilliant time to be joining a successful and highly regarded business who have been in existence for over 100 years’.
Operating within the Architectural Stone and Precast Concrete industry, this is a niche business, with a limited number of similar sized competitors. With contracts ranging from £300 to £500,000 – this role requires a strong commercially astute leader who is confident in managing the customer journey throughout the contract as well as being experienced in providing a comprehensive leadership function to the Production and Manufacturing departments.
Reporting directly into the Managing Director, your role will be split into two key areas. The first will be providing a strong leadership to the Production and Health & Safety departments within the business. This will include providing continuous professional development for the Production and Health & Safety departments, imparting your knowledge and experience to ensure the continuous development of the department and employees within.
The second will be to support the Managing Director with the development of new business opportunities as well as management of contracts. This will include involvement with the design, manufacture and installation of structural work, as well as organising the necessary supplies to carry out the work, on site as well as from the office.
Client satisfaction is essential for the continued growth of the business and as the General Manager, you will be managing the customer journey from initial design meetings, through to post installation.
This role would be well suited to a commercially focused business leader, with experience of operating ideally within the Architectural Stone / Precast Concrete industry or within a Manufacturing business with regular exposure to architectural designs and engagement with Quantity Surveyors. In addition, it is essential you have a background in providing leadership or guidance to Production and Manufacturing teams.
Our client is offering the opportunity for the successful candidate to progress into a Managing Director capacity over the next 2-3 years. You will receive a competitive salary of c.£40,000 to £45,000 per annum. For any mileage, you will receive 45p a mile.
For a confidential conversation about this fantastic opportunity, please apply now.
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