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Group Managing Director

Group Managing Director

July 26, 2021


Based Midlands                                                                       

Six Figure Salary + Executive Benefits Package

Our Client’s reputation is based upon its engineering excellence and innovation and now aims to achieve their full commercial potential.  A producer of top quality high tolerance products, they are an established industry leader with an envied reputation for excellence with a demanding and prestigious customer base embracing a wide range of sectors.  A privately owned Group, their recent expansion strategy has been highly successful and the vision is to continue the growth plan domestically.

A vacancy now exits for a Group Managing Director, who will report directly to the Chairman, and have an overriding brief to take the lead in implementing the commercial and operational strategy, in line with the vision to exceed customer expectations in terms of Technology, Quality, Cost and Delivery.  With full P&L responsibility the Group MD will steer a highly capable management team to achieve the growth strategy, providing decisive and visible leadership.  You will be tasked with implementing strategies to transform the business and improve its performance across the product ranges.

An outstanding achiever both academically and throughout your career, you will be an accomplished Director or General Manager having had P&L and/or budgetary responsibility within the manufacturing and engineering sector.  To deliver within this role you will have knowledge of designing, manufacturing and testing engineered products,  castings and ideally machining processes associated with the Foundry Industry.  You will preferably have some experience of developing product strategies, sales channels and key accounts for new markets.  It is essential that you have a strategic view of manufacturing operations and possess the leadership skills to develop the people to world class standards.  Having delivered positive results, in your manufacturing operations career, you will be ready for your next challenge where you can recognise the key dynamics of a business and influence them for the better.

We are searching for an enthusiastic, charismatic individual; an agent of change, visible and engaging displaying emotional intelligence and social competence. You will be ‘hands on’ with a common-sense approach to managing people and process, highly structured, detailed, yet action orientated with the ability to collaborate with internal and external customers leading diverse functions through KPI’s.  With the remit to change any unproductive work practices, you will be organised and consistent in your approach to problem solving and have the capacity to absorb pressure. 

A positive personality with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, you will be an influencer, natural motivator and coach with the ability to promote an engaging and collaborative culture across the business.  Not for the faint hearted, you will be an enabler, empathetic yet results focused with the personal drive to rise to the challenges without losing your sense of humour!

In return our Client offers an excellent remuneration package including six figure salary, bonus, car, healthcare, life assurance, pension and the opportunity to be part of a progressive and profitable Group. Successful candidates will be contacted within 3 weeks.

To apply for this exciting role, email your CV and current remuneration package in confidence to Alison Poole CIPD, Managing Director, ASP Search & Selection Group/Kendall Poole Consulting Ltd quoting ref: ASP/2504.