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General Manager

Posted 06.03.22




Circa £110,000-£130,000 + excellent benefits package

Are you a General Manager looking for an opportunity to transform a manufacturing business to become best-in-class through the implementation of a continuous improvement culture?

Our client is a UK design-led manufacturer of disruptive technology electronics products, supplying the automotive, medical device, aerospace and communications markets globally. Recently AIM listed, the business is growing rapidly so is going through a period of exciting investment and an advancement of the people agenda, shown by recent executive hires. Their next important step is the recruitment of a General Manager to assume overall operational and commercial responsibility with P&L ownership for their site in Hertfordshire.

You will:

  • Assess, identify and address operational issues affecting site performance.
  • Generate and implement a continuous improvement culture.
  • Take full responsibility for continuous operation of the plant to meet SQCDP targets.
  • Build effective relationships with customers, key stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Take overall HSE leadership & responsibility.
  • Take the lead for people planning & recruitment for a cross functional factory organisation.
  • Build a strong team culture striving for cross functional capability, resilience and performance.

Who we're looking for?

  • Extensive experience as a GM/Plant Manager/Factory Manager autonomously leading an electronic/electrical component manufacturing operation, with a multi-discipline team.
  • A proven track record of delivering progressive cultural change enhancing employee capability and business performance.
  • Business acumen and experience in managing budgets.
  • Experienced in driving measurable and sustainable site performance improvement through implementation of continuous improvement techniques.

To help you succeed you will be supported by an organisation committed to innovation, Continuous Improvement and investment. You will also get the personal development you need to progress with exceptional career prospects available.

Are you the one we're looking for? Apply now by clicking the apply button or email me for more information.

Here at Kaizen, we are committed to filling executive roles with the highest calibre of people. We continually update our vacancies. To see our range of current positions, please see the opportunities listed below. Sometimes we work with clients to recruit to positions they do not want to be advertised, so please contact us to find out about other placements we have available.

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