Managing Director

Web Recruit Ltd
70000.00 GBP Annual + GBP70,000 Plus Benefits
15 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Managing Director - Established Drilling Rig Manufacturer
Littlehampton, West Sussex (with national and international travel)
GBP70,000 Plus Bonus (up to 15% of salary), Car Allowance (GBP6,000), Medical Insurance, Pension Scheme, Potential for Relocation Support

If you are a high calibre manufacturing professional with an exceptional leadership style, this is a superb opportunity to join a successful organisation that's committed to forward growth.

Our client is recruiting on behalf of a leading manufacturer of high quality drilling rigs, with a worldwide customer base. They are currently looking for a Managing Director to join them in Littlehampton.

In this important role, you will have the chance to safeguard a forward-thinking company's reputation for product excellence and drive their ongoing success.

As the Managing Director, you'll oversee all aspects of the company's design, manufacturing and sales operations.

Taking responsibility for the company's bottom line, you will inspire and motivate teams to ensure that all development, manufacturing, sales and profitability targets are achieved on time and within budget.

You will plan, oversee and control manufacturing, engineering and related support functions to ensure that output, cost and customer expectations are fully satisfied.

Striving to continuously improve, you will review products, practices, systems, techniques and procedures to identify ways to enhance productivity and reduce costs.

Additionally, you will work closely with the parent company's Board of Directors to develop policies and commercial strategies that support growth and profitability.

To be considered, you will have experience of the following:

- Being responsible for all aspects of a demanding manufacturing operation
- Leading, managing and controlling teams
- Working in an engineering role with sales and key account responsibilities
- Manufacturing operations in the private engineering sector
- Serving on a company board of directors
- Travelling internationally for business and the ability to work with overseas personnel and cultures

The following are also essential:

- In-depth knowledge of modern manufacturing, finance and accounting practices, sales and marketing (including export markets), quality management operation, stores and logistics
- Familiarity of the major requirements of UK employment relations and HR best practices
- A full driving licence, valid passport and the willingness to travel on a national and international basis

As the Managing Director, you will have first-class presentation, leadership and communication skills. Commercially astute and ambitious, you will also have a strong customer focus and commitment to continuous improvement.

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This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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