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Managing Director

Job reference: 
Essex Coast
Employment type: 
Salary and benefits: 
c £100,000 , car , bonus , benefits
Job description: 

Our client is a long established family owned engineering group of businesses that are renowned for technical excellence and product quality . We seek to appoint a Managing Director who will be tasked to bring sales and operational expertise to a niche marine engineering subsidiary .


With a robust order book post pandemic the successful candidate will have a proven record of sales growth, will be technically adept ( ideally with a naval architect and / or marine engineering background ) and have a record of successfully managing teams .


“Hands on “ by nature the individual to be appointed will quickly build quality relationships across the business and be keen to understand the detail .The Managing Director appointed will be a good “ all rounder “ and be comfortable within a decentralised autonomous subsidiary in which he/ she and his / her team will be accountable and take ownership for all aspects of operational performance. Rightly so the group and subsidiary are proud of the quality of the brand which is well regarded in its market place .


A Naval Architect  or Marine Engineer by background the Managing Director who joins will thrive in a privately owned business with short lines of communication and embrace the deep rooted values of honesty and integrity that underpins collaborative success .


Operating from two sites in the UK the business competes internationally and it is expected that the individual to be appointed will be comfortable and with a demonstrable record of achievement in such an environment. Despite the autonomous nature of the group there are collaborative initiatives where beneficial particularly in respect of marketing at exhibitions and other external interfaces.


If interested, please contact Steve Broadhurst on 0113 228 2388, or email: