General Manager




Senior Food Appointments, Engineering


£60,000 to £70,000 Per Annum


South West Avon Somerset

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General Manager

South West (Avon, Somerset, Wiltshire)

The Company

A Technology and Engineering business focused on Automation and Robotics are seeking to appoint a General Manager to take on site management and operations management responsibility whilst playing a key role in the implementation of strategic business plans.

The Role

The General Manager will manage budgets, review and improve internal systems and processes, implement strategic plans, oversee cost reduction activities, manage and motivate key personnel and be involved in the management and delivery of Automation and Robotics projects delivered for the Food industry. This will include close contact with customers, suppliers and contractors.

Working closely with the CEO, the General Manager will implement robust systems across Engineering, Production and Operations to improve service delivery and meet growth and profitability objectives. There will be a further requirement to instil a culture of operational excellence and be involved in cross-functional projects and continuous improvement activities.   

The Person

We are keen to hear from senior Operations professionals and General Managers with a strong Technical/Engineering background, combined with a track record of leading and influencing an Automation/Robotics business.

To be considered you must possess the following skills and experience:

  • Track record of Implementing systems and procedures.
  • Business Growth/Sales Development experience.
  • A solid Technical/Engineering background.
  • Experience of delivering Automation projects for the Food/FMCG Industry.
  • Strong people leadership skills gained from within Automation/Robotics businesses.
  • Engineering/Automation/Robotics understanding to ensure credibility with customers.
  • Engineering degree. MBA would be beneficial

Salary & Benefits:

  • Negotiable Basic Salary (likely £60,000 pa to £70,000 pa based on experience)
  • Negotiable Company Bonus
  • Negotiable Company Car
  • Additional Benefits
  • Possible Relocation Assistance