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General Manager

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    Birmingham, West Midlands

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    Engineering Management

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    Daniel Petrie

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 - 6 Months

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    Dan Petrie

General Manager
Automotive 1
st Tier Manufacturer
(3-6 Months)

Our client is a world leading tier 1 automotive supplier into they are now looking for an interim General Manager/Plant Manager/Site Manager to join their Birmingham Plant. Working in this pivotal role, you will be the key point of contact with the end customer.

The Role

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning, organizing and managing a diverse team of c.250 across the Plant / Site.

  • Establishing and meeting quality standards aligned with the Automotive industry.

  • Responsibility for the overall site P&L; reporting directly into the CEO

  • Building a strong relationship with the customer, keeping them up to date with the development of order progress and delivery scheduling, managing expectations extensively.

  • Communicating effectively with stakeholders in the wider organisation globally.

The Person

  • Automated paint line experience & knowledge is absolutely essential to be considered for this role

  • Automotive Tier 1 experience

  • JIT plant experience

  • JIS plant experience

  • Exposure to Quality regulations and Logistics

  • Educated to degree level; ideally with an Engineering focus.

  • 3-5 years' experience working within in the automotive industry; ideally for a Tier 1 supplier.

  • Experience running & managing an automotive plant.

  • Experience working within an assembly environment.

  • Experience with arranging the logistics and delivery of equipment and parts between sites.

The Company

Automotive Tier 1 business supplying into globally recognised OEM's