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Date Added: Wed 01/03/2023

General Manager

Northampton, NN1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £80000 - £90000/annum bonus + pension + healthcare + 25 da

Great leaders are inspirational! You're a great Manager, that's a given. We need an experienced General Manager used to overseeing an engineering operation to drive our UK business forward! If you have experience within the construction, off highway, heavy plant, lifting, mining or oil & gas industries we want to hear from you!
BASIC SALARY: £80,000 - £90,000
· Bonus
· Pension
· Healthcare
· 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays
LOCATION: Northampton
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Milton Keynes, Kettering, Leicester, Bedford, Wellingborough, Coventry
JOB DESCRIPTION: General Manager, Operations Director, Plant Manager, Managing Director - Plant Machinery, Construction
As the General Manager, you will be assisting our UK Managing Director in managing our complete UK business. You will be looking to support our facilities and create a safe environment to develop and drive operational excellence whilst ensuring top quality products and services are delivered to customers on schedule, on time and in budget.  
Reporting into the UK Managing Director, you will have complete oversight of the UK operations, including sales, H&S, engineering, customer service and HR.
In addition, your key tasks will be to:
· Ensure inclusive / empowering leadership of the company
· Be commercially driven (whilst staying within the business values), and tasked with operating at optimum employee levels, costs, and productivity objectives
· Work closely with the MD to develop and implement long and short-term strategic objectives
· Champion the company's culture, safety, sustainability, and employee engagement programs
· Drive major projects as part of the UK Leadership team
PERSON SPECIFICATION: General Manager, Operations Director, Plant Manager, Managing Director - Plant Machinery, Construction
Having got this far, hopefully we have outlined that this role requires an inclusive leader - your style and implementation is critical to us. You're an experienced professional, robust and someone who knows how to be involved in multiple complex challenges across the business. What's more, this is what drives you.
It is most likely you will have:
· The ability to show humility, to listen and learn about the business first. The strength to 'call out' the pros and cons and identifying external and internal influences
· Worked across engineering environments and are technically competent  
· A track record of building successful teams with the ability to motivate and lead employees, holding them accountable
· Broad experience as a General Manager with visionary leadership skills
· A relevant technical qualification (HNC / Degree / MBA) and / or Lean Six Sigma etc.
Why consider us?
We are growing, and we pride ourselves on our technical knowledge, expertise, and the professional service we deliver. We are a subsidiary of a European manufacturing group, one of Europe's market leading manufacturers of machinery and equipment. We provide solutions for a variety of industrial and commercial uses.
We will:
· Value your opinion and give you the autonomy to maximise the role.
· Welcome you into a small but passionate team. We work hard, and are recognised for our product, brand, and technical support.
It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Construction, Off Highway, Piling, Drilling, Engineering, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Mining, Heavy Plant Machinery, Capital Equipment, Equipment Hire, Operations - General Manager, Plant Manager, Managing Director, Operations Director, Designate General Manager, Director, Executive Director, Director of Operations, Operations Manager, Site Lead.
INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.
Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.
REF: LO17122, Wallace Hind Selection
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