General Manager- Manufacturing

Job title : General Manager- Manufacturing
Location : Manawatu-Whanganui
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Peter Henderson
Job reference : PH72731

What an exciting position we have here! An award-winning Design, Engineering and Manufacturer who is a market leader with over 40 years’ experience providing tailored and innovative solutions to their clients who include some of the worlds leading brands. Their performance has gone from strength to strength in recent years and with this newly created role we believe it to be a career defining opportunity for someone to drive the business forward into the future.

Role Responsibilities

  • Focusing on the key tasks of shaping the work environment, setting strategy, allocating resources, developing the management team, building the organisation, and overseeing operations

  • Direct and manage business activities and to develop and implement effective business strategies and programs

  • Co-ordinating business operations

  • Motivating and empowering staff at all levels

  • Managing operational costs across the business

  • Executing first class customer relations and service

  • Engaging with suppliers

  • Oversee hiring and development of personnel

  • Identifying business opportunities, and monitoring sales and financial activities to meet overall growth objectives

  • Upholding the core company values

Key Attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Superior knowledge of business functions within a manufacturing environment

  • Exceptional budgeting and finance skills

  • Strong leadership with an ability to motivate and influence at all levels

  • Appreciation of the principals of lean manufacturing and their value in maximising efficiencies and championing these throughout the business

  • Sales and customer focused to drive revenue

  • Self-motivated and results-driven with an entrepreneurial spirit and vision

  • Proficient with common business systems with a knowledge or MRP desired

  • An understanding of the technical aspects of the company’s manufacturing processes so as to provide support to departmental personnel

This is a fantastic company with an impressive factory and design hub. They are utilising state of the art manufacturing technologies and systems to ensure they can consistently deliver to customer specifications and time-scales. To succeed in this role you will ideally have a background in manufacturing and sales and an appreciation of the systems and technology associated within it. You will be driven to succeed with an innate ability to bring the best out in people whilst working collaboratively with the senior leadership team to drive efficiencies throughout the business.

Ultimately, this is an exceptional opportunity for someone to take this already high performing company to the next level. If this sounds like you, contact Peter Henderson, ph: 0274419300, apply online or via email: quoting Job Ref PH72731