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  • Salary: £30000 - £35000
  • Ref: VR893

My clients are leaders in their field and design and supply industrial engineering solutions to a variety of industries across the South West. Based in the heart of Cornwall they are offering an opportunity for an experienced manufacturing and engineering professional to join their team as General Manager. To date, the success of this business has focused providing and excellent and efficient service to the local regional business community and building close working relationships with customers who have specific technical problems and providing practical solutions.

General Manager responsibilities include...

  • Proactively providing engineering solutions to customers through the effective leadership of this small team.
  • Building close relationships with customers, developing technical solutions to their problems whilst utilising current product ranges.
  • Planning and directing the company operations and engineering departments to ensure that the agreed plans and objectives are delivered.
  • Liaising with internal functions including engineering, manufacturing, quality and sales to ensure that clear objectives are implemented and managed effectively.
  • Manage and control all departmental expenditure within agreed budgets.

General Manager requirements include...

This is an all-encompassing position which requires strong commercial awareness and a ‘hands on’ management style. In addition the successful candidate should offer: -

  • A proven background working in an engineering environment, either manufacturing or civil engineering.
  • Confident at building strong relationships with customers, understanding their needs and developing technical solutions.
  • Experience of working within a small operation, at a senior level .
  • In-depth understanding of complex engineering especially electro-mechanical engineering.
  • Confident people management skills and a natural leader.
  • A passion for quality, engineering and administrative efficiency will be your hallmark. This role is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join a growing business where you will be responsible for driving the business forward commercially and operationally, with the ultimate aim of moving into a Director position in the future.

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