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General Manager



SOUTH EAST(Please contact me for further location details)

£Competitive (TBD upon Application) + Pension + Other Benefits TBD

Our client is a well-established supplier of transit packaging products based in the South East. An excellent opportunity for a professional General Manager to join their team, the role is for a hands-on candidate with experience in a production environment and who is equally comfortable with managing teams (production, design, and sales) and interfacing with key clients.

Packaging industry experience preferred.


  • Ensure all operations are carried on in an appropriate, cost-effective way
  • Improve operational management systems, processes and best practices
  • Purchase materials, plan inventory and oversee production scheduling
  • Help the companies processes remain legally compliant
  • Formulate strategic and operational objectives with the directors
  • To introduce production KPIs
  • Recruit, train and supervise staff
  • Find ways to increase efficiencies and reduce costs.
  • Drive operational improvements to ensure first class client relationships
  • Be part of the team to throw ideas around for company improvement and growth
  • Be responsible for site services, production, quality and office administration teams working closely with the Sales Director

Skills Required:

  • At least 5 Years' experience in a fast-paced production / customer service environment.
  • A third level degree / qualification in engineering / manufacturing or a proven track record of life experience in a related environment
  • Ability to grasp different disciplines of manufacture across mixed products
  • Familiarity with business principles
  • A good listener who can absorb information from several quarters and deliver valued progression.
  • Packaging industry experienced preferred.
  • Be a confident decision maker
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Leadership ability
  • Outstanding organisational skills
  • Willing to lead from the front when required.

General Manager

South East England
Permanent, Full Time
no work experience required
High school
£70,000 - £99,999

Published on 11 Jun 2021

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