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General Manager - Oxford

Location: Oxfordshire, England Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Sector: Manufacturing Type: Permanent

A great opportunity for a General Manager has arisen with an Engineering company based in Oxford. The company serve into Automotive, Aerospace and Oil & Gas; they are a well-respected company within the industry.

Description

  • Develop and implement a cost-effective and appropriate operating environment; and where necessary introduce lean manufacturing principles.
  • Create a value-adding regime of key performance indicators for the site to drive high quality products delivered on time.
  • Define, implement & review appropriate operating procedures and principles across the business to maximise efficiency, product quality and on time delivery.
  • Maintain a culture of teamwork, resilience and high performance to maximise employee potential.
  • Develop a culture of continuous improvement and value adding where required.
  • Management of production facility and a team of direct and indirect employees.
  • Ensure the quality department provide an effective service to both customer requirements and internal support with the technical functions of the operational business unit.
  • Maintain an effective planning and logistic function to support the demands of the customers and the production value streams within the business unit.
  • Manage and mentor an effective lean and cost down function within the business unit that delivers a progressive and structured return in Quality, Cost and Delivery.

Skill set needed:

  • Engineering or technical background combined with financial and commercial experience.
  • Manufacturing/Engineering knowledge teamed with industry and operational knowledge.
  • P+L experience in a senior role.
  • Leadership and people management experience.

Salary on offer is £75,000 - £85,000 + benefits. If you are interested in this role, please email me with an up to date CV and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

SThree UK and Ireland is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.