We are looking for an experienced Managing Director or ambitious Sales Director (with a genuine opportunity if desired for an MBO in 2 to 3 years) to manage this established SME manufacturer of process equipment & turnkey solutions supplying the food industry. You MUST have current or previous experience of sales of capital equipment solutions to the food industry to be considered for this role.
SALARY: up to £90,000 Base
BENEFITS: Negotiable open ended profit related annual bonus + Choice of Car + Pension & Health + 25 day holiday
LOCATION: Peterborough / Office based at Factory / you will be commutable or prepared to relocate (negotiable relocation package available)
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Peterborough, Cambridge, Leicester, Milton Keynes, Lincoln, Northampton, Coventry
JOB SPECIFICATION: Managing Director
A classic MD role with full P & L responsibility for managing the whole business which is circa £5million T/O and 20 staff. Reporting directly to and replacing the current Owner/MD you will also be responsible for leading the company's sales force and the role will involve lots of UK travel visiting & selling to existing and potential clients in the food industry.
• You MUST have a current proven track record of success as a Managing Director or be an ambitious Sales Director ready to become a MD.
• You MUST have current experience of the above for a company manufacturing (or the UK sales & service office of a foreign manufacturer) packaging or process machinery or high value capital equipment based solutions to the food industry
• You WILL be a qualified mechanical or electrical/electronic engineer as this is a role that will mean you will be selling a technical solution.
THE COMPANY: Managing Director
A well-established company that has a UK market leading reputation for the design and manufacture of high value process equipment based solutions supplying the food industry. They have a blue chip client base. The Owner is looking to exit the business in the next two to three years and would welcome an applicant prepared to carry out an MBO or run the company through and beyond an external trade sale.
Are excellent. Either to lead an MBO or manage the business through and beyond a trade sale in the next two to three years
Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.
INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Mike Horsley quoting Managing Director, reference MPH14704 to DD: +44 (0)1604 683302 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.