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Managing Director

Managing Director

September 22, 2022


Manufacturing / Engineering Sector

Based UK South West                                                 

Excellent Six Figure Salary + Bonus + Executive Benefits


Do you want to lead a truly global business, a niche, market leading, established company which is poised for double digit growth? Should the answer be ‘yes’, then we want you to look no further and apply for this exciting role. We are proud to represent a subsidiary of an international manufacturing Group in their search for a Managing Director. They design and manufacture niche hi-tech products and you will lead a multi-disciplinary SMT, steering   development of next generation products, through a period of growth ensuring 100% customer satisfaction. 


As part of the Board, you will have an overriding brief to take the lead in implementing both 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 MD will display highly visible leadership, whilst developing and implementing strategies to transform the business and improve its commercial and operational performance.


An outstanding achiever both academically and throughout your career, you will be an accomplished Managing Director, General Manager, CCO or COO having had P&L responsibility within the Manufacturing / Engineering sector.  To deliver within this role you will have led a company which design, manufacture and test a diverse range of hi-tech products.  You will be a strategic, yet hands-on team player and possess the leadership skills to develop the people to achieve higher levels of performance.  Having delivered positive results, in your manufacturing career to date, you will be ready for your next challenge where you can change the dynamics of a business for the better, whilst celebrating its historical achievements and initiate improvements for the future.


We are searching for a charismatic individual, an engaging person displaying emotional intelligence and social competence. You will have collaborative approach to managing people and process across multi-sites, be highly structured, detailed, yet action orientated with the ability to collaborate with customers and suppliers. Leading diverse functions through KPI’s or metrics, with a remit to change any unproductive work practices, you will be organized, 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 a one company vision from a Global perspective. 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, healthcare, life assurance, pension and the opportunity to be part of a progressive, acquisitive and profitable international 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 at quoting ref: ASP/2570