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General Manager - Operations

Job reference: 
10896
Location: 
Nottingham
Employment type: 
Permanent
Salary and benefits: 
to £100 000 , car , bonus , benefits
Job description: 

With revenues of c£400 million and business units all over the world our client is entrepreneurially managed and has an outstanding record of acquisitions , investments and organic growth. Core activities are plastics and paper manufacturing and we seek to appoint a General Manager - Operations to oversee the performance of the paper division with a view to progressing to become Divisional Chief Executive.

The successful candidate will support the Group Chairman and local executive teams , provide strategic overview and both challenge and support the local executive teams . He / she will drive the business units to adopt best practice manufacturing methodology to achieve optimal efficiency and service delivery to ensure that financial targets and budgets are achieved. The individual to be appointed will work closely with local executive teams to prepare the annual budgets in accordance with Group timescales and will provide regular forecasts of the progress the businesses are making and analyse performance against their budgets and plans .

The General Manager - Operations will be an engineer by background, will have a record of achievement in a well regarded manufacturing business and will ideally have experience in a general management role in a business unit . He / she will have the potential to play a leading role in the achievement of strategic and operational objectives and the ability to progress beyond this role . The candidate that joins will assist in driving the initiatives and and projects in the business units and will work with the local executive teams to investigate and analyse new business , products and services . The successful candidate will work closely with the Group Chairman , the central team and local management with a remit to assess and evaluate strategic opportunities for profitable growth through revenue generating commercial opportunities.