General Manager

11 Oct 2021
08 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Excellent opportunity to join a reputable precision engineering firm with a strong forward order book in a broad role.

In this role, you will have complete ownership of high-level decisions for a small precision engineering company. Areas covered will include manufacturing, staff development, compliance, H&S, customer relations.


Your responsibilities will include:

* Management, training and development of 3 direct reports and 12 indirect reports.

* Ensuring quality, health and safety and compliance standards are implemented and adhered to.

* Leading and assisting in the accurate costings of proposals, ensuring profit margins are maximised whilst ensuring customer expectations are met

* Evaluating, altering, and implementing robust business & manufacturing processes to ensure operations run smoothly

* Managing the existing customer base, whilst developing new opportunities to further enhance the customer portfolio

* Management of P&L of circa GBP5million

* Strategic planning of business activity


The ideal candidate must:

* Have extensive management experience of general metalwork, fabrication and welding of mild steel, stainless steel including full and part-CNC.

* Have experience in municipal, utilities and petrochemical sectors around the Humber geography.

* Have a strong approach to quality and health & safety and ensuring that standards and procedures are adhered to.

* Have sound commercial acumen and cost awareness with the ability to add value and optimise profits.

* Be results oriented with the ability to influence others, build teams, and drive change and continuous improvement.

* Have P&L responsibility up to GBP5m.

All direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to Emmerson Kitney.

Emmerson Kitney is committed to a policy of equal opportunities in relation to job applications. A copy of our Policy is available upon request.

Emmerson Kitney is acting in the capacity of an Employment Agency for permanent appointments and an Employment Business for temporary assignments

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