Interim General Manager

Interim General Manager

Job Title: Interim General Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England, England
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + Blue Chip Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: RPInd_1506507958
Contact Name: Victoria Mass
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 27, 2017 11:26

Job Description

Interim General Manager - Precision Engineering

To £130,000 plus relocation assistance. India, Bangalore.

Our client is a leader in the field of precision engineering within the international manufacturing market. With operations spread globally, the business has seen significant investment over the past decade, with its turnover increased considerably through both organic and strategic growth.

The company is expanding further, and in line with corporate strategy they are now in the process of commissioning a brand-new machining facility in India, close to Bangalore Airport.

The Role

Reporting into the VP of Global Manufacturing, the role is fully responsible for the co-ordination of the build, commissioning, and launch programme of a state of the art precision components facility

The Interim General Manager will have overall responsibility for launching the facility to a state of readiness and facilitate a smooth handover to the ongoing, permanent team. It is expected that this role will last between 12 and 18 months.

You will liaise with the appointed contractors and architects, company stakeholders in the UK and North America region plus the established team already situated in India. Using your proven background in engineering and manufacturing, as well as  your understanding of the necessary business processes and systems, you will coordinate the programme to ensure the safe, compliant, on-time completion of the facility within budget.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the facility and all businesses processes comply with our corporate operating system
  • Monitor programme milestones are reached and the plan is uninterrupted
  • Identify potential risks and use available resources to mitigate them
  • Coordinate the installation and commissioning of high numbers of machine assets
  • Implement business systems and processes for all departments (Operations, Engineering, HSE, Quality, HR, Supply Chain)
  • Coordinate the implementation of an ERP system
  • In conjunction with the local team, ensure the operation is underpinned with a robust supply chain

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking to meet with General Managers/Operations Directors with strong experience within the precision engineering market sector. You will have tangible experience delivering capital projects and will have a structured, methodical, system orientated approach to delivery

A leader and motivator, you will be a strong man-manager and be keen to develop your skills and experience portfolio working for a dynamic and leading organisation

Should you wish to learn more about this challenfing role, please contact Rajeev Prasad, Associate Director - Morgan Ryder Executive Search on 0151 480 2300.

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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