General Manager for leading FMCG business

Employer
Drayton Partners
Location
Midlands
Salary
c£80-100k + benefits
Closing date
1 May 2021

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Job Details

Our client is a leading FMCG manufacturer. The business is going through a period of strong growth and they're currently seeking to recruit a highly talented General Manager for one of their manufacturing sites.

Role

The newly appointed GM will first and foremost bring focused leadership to the site. Reporting to the Operations Director, the role is a key member of the leadership team and, as well as direct operational responsibilities, they will also lead the cross-functional site leadership team, ensuring alignment of objectives to achieve outstanding quality, team engagement and a culture of continuous improvement to establish the site as a world class operation.

They will be a first-class communicator and ensure that people at all levels of the business understand the strategic vision and direction as well as the day-to-day tactical challenges.

The new General Manager will assertively and proactively drive forward the many quality initiatives but also take ownership for driving out unnecessary cost.

They will also proactively develop current and future investment opportunities that ensure the business continues to enjoy clear blue water between the products they produce and those of the competition.

Profile

The newly appointed GM will first and foremost bring focused leadership to the site.

Reporting to the Operations Director, the role is a key member of the leadership team and, as well as direct operational responsibilities, they will also lead the cross-functional site leadership team, ensuring alignment of objectives to achieve outstanding quality, team engagement and a culture of continuous improvement to establish the site as a world class operation.

They will be a first-class communicator and ensure that people at all levels of the business understand the strategic vision and direction as well as the day-to-day tactical challenges.

The new General Manager will assertively and proactively drive forward the many quality initiatives but also take ownership for driving out unnecessary cost.

They will also proactively develop current and future investment opportunities that ensure the business continues to enjoy clear blue water between the products they produce and those of the competition.

Company

Drayton Partners provides bespoke senior management recruitment solutions to the Food and Drink, Consumer Goods and Retail sectors. The combination of our industry experience and powerful network ensures that we are able to reach further. We recruit across a number of disciplines within operations, commercial and central functions, primarily at senior manager, director and executive level. We build long-term relationships based upon our open communication style and the commitment we show to both clients and candidates.

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