Consilium Recruitment
£70,000 - £80,000 p.a.
15 Apr 2017
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An outstanding opportunity to join an organisation whose turnover has more than tripled over the last 4 years, now require a General Manager to develop, monitor and evaluate overall performance of the business. With continued ambitious growth plans you will be experienced within holistic site management from within Automotive with advanced knowledge of TS16949 and ISO14001, along with ongoing management of Production, Quality and MP&L teams.

Commutable from: Milton Keynes, Bicester, Swindon, Oxford, Banbury, Aylesbury

Salary: £ 70,000 - £ 80,000 p.a. + package

Suitable for: Operations Manager, Engineering Manager, Head of Operations, Head of Engineering, Works Manager, Site Manager, Plant Manager

The Role

Reporting in to the Vice President of Global Operations, you will oversee the site contributing to the strategic planning of material planning, logistics, quality and manufacturing. You will make sure performance indicators under your control are being achieved, understand the costs of the business you will have responsibility for the manufacturing performance of the site allowing decisions to be made on manning, purchasing, overtime and stock holding. Through delegation, you will oversee the site health and safety activities whilst offering support and guidance in all areas of the business ensuring the continuous development of product and processes across the site.

The Person

Academically proven (Business / Engineering Degree / Manufacturing preferred) and intellectually robust, will have a strong background in works management with rounded knowledge of multiple disciplines, such as logistics, materials, manufacturing and quality. As a talented Plant Leader with established new product launch experience you will possess a track record of delivering results, meeting ambitious financial targets, and driving world class performance from within ideally Automotive Tier One or a fast moving manufacturing arena. Energetic, motivational and a proven 'hands on' leader you will be responsible for shaping the overall culture of the business.

To apply, please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Greg Kneuss at

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Established in 2001, Consilium Group is an award winning technical through to executive recruitment consultancy that partners world class Automotive, Aerospace, Energy, and Manufacturing & Engineering organisations worldwide.