General Manager

b3 jobs
South Coast UK
c. £65,000 + company car
Closing date
10 Jul 2021

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General Manager

Job ref: 62882 | c. £65,000 + company car | South Coast UK

The company

This successful and specialist food manufacturer is looking to expand and become the market leader in its food product sector.

The job

As General Manager, you will oversee the activities of a growth-driven food business, setting standards of excellence throughout the company. You will have overall responsibility for the management of business resources, establishing strategic goals and formulating plans to drive profitable growth and sales.


  • Manage and develop your teams covering business functions including commercial, procurement, production/planning, technical & quality, finance, and logistics/distribution
  • Setting and managing of budgets for the overall business, and by function
  • Devise and implement the required company policies required for a world-class high care, secure food manufacturing operation
  • Manage and deliver individual Capex and other projects
  • Create initiatives to take advantage of market opportunities, reduce operational threats and business risks and maximise the use of company assets and expertise
  • Identify core competencies of all staff and define operational goals

Your experience

You will be a highly focussed individual with extensive management experience within a food manufacturing environment on an operational level.

A strong financial understanding is essential including profit/loss, budget setting, cost leadership etc plus commercial acumen in order to oversee customer management and maintaining relationships.

You will possess effective leadership experience in a multi-faceted business operation with the ability to motivate your team and workforce.

Strong communication, negotiation and financial skills are essential together with strategic planning ability and depth knowledge of markets and changing business environments.

More details

The General Manager job is based in the South Coast UK region and is paying c. £65,000 according to individual skills and previous experience plus company car. There is also 23 days annual leave and onsite parking.

How to apply

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What happens next?

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly, and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All our consultants have considerable recruitment experience so you can be confident they have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.


Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
  • to give you friendly, ethical, honest and expert recruitment services
  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

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