General Manager Peterborough Our client consists of a diverse range of companies in Finance, Engineering, Packaging and Logistics. Due to retirement they are seeking an experienced General Manager to head up and oversee the modern fabrication facility in Peterborough. Our client has built a reputation on a highly skilled workforce and is renowned for producing innovative quality fabrications for industries such as Food, Pharmaceutical, Water Treatment, Process Engineering, Dairy and Architectural. Using up-to-the-minute equipment, including laser cutting, our client produces complex fabrications. The client?s projects include: Chutes, Hoppers, Conveyor bodies, Platforms & gantries, Access ladders, Process tanks, Sheet metal work and Pipework. Areas of Responsibility Management of fabrication projects from initial client enquiry, preparation of quotations, order/project winning, processing of production documents and issuing to production teams. Oversee the daily running of production, ensuring the smooth & efficient servicing of clients? jobs and a steady flow of work through the factory. Support and manage the team to ensure customers deadlines are achieved, quality of service is maintained, and efficiency is maximised Work with the production supervisors to allocate labour resources and prioritise if required. Recruitment, selection & training of staff Control of purchasing and overheads to ensure that best profit margins are achieved. P&L responsibility for the company. Management of stock levels. Identify and negotiate bulk stock purchases Overall responsibility for company Health & Safety Maintenance of the existing accreditations and EN1090 system Responsibility for the management, development and growth of the business unit. Required Skills and Experience Extensive Fabrication/Welding production management experience is essential Experienced in costing and quoting of large fabrication jobs in stainless steel Proven track record of managing a team of 35+ staff Up to date knowledge of relevant Health & Safety legislation and practices Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Fluent with Microsoft Office programs Man-manager that can maintain good discipline whilst developing the team Salary: Negotiable depending on experience + Performance Related Bonus + Car or Car Allowance + Pension Please apply online today and submit your current CV and contact details. Orange Recruitment is advertising this position on behalf of our client. By clicking apply you accept that your application will be forwarded to only this client in order for them to consider you for the role.