Managing Director

Job Type:
Job Sector:
£114,200 to £131,800 per annum
Salary Description:
?130,000 - ?150,000 + bonus based on sales, cash flow and profit (50% of basic salary) + guaranteed
ATA Recruitment
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Managing Director

* ?130,000 - ?150,000 basic salary
* Company bonus based on sales, cash flow and profit (50% of basic salary)
* Guaranteed bonus for year 1 only ?23,000
* Pension - matched up to 12% contribution + life assurance + health care
* 25 days' leave

Location: The Netherlands, Holland

A Managing Director is required to join a company that is at the forefront in the design, build/manufacture, install and service of rotating equipment/pump-based systems. With over 35 years of trading history, this company has built an enviable reputation as a market leader for the supply of pumps for their product applications. This is a testament to employee and customer satisfaction being at the forefront of strategic decisions, which has enabled this organisation to grow from humble beginnings into a well-known European brand.

If you are an experienced Managing Director or General Manager, with a proven track record in managing commercial/engineering operations, experienced in business transformation and a proven track record in increasing profits, then I have a fantastic role for you. You will have ultimate control in setting and executing the company strategy and to manage the business with full autonomy to make the necessary changes as you see fit.

The owners of the business recognise some key operational gaps within their business however, they also see a great opportunity for them to increase revenues. Already boasting ?14m annual sales, the owners see a viable opportunity to increase sales by ?26m over the next four years. For them to achieve this, they now require a results orientated Managing Director with strong leadership and entrepreneurial qualities to take control of this organisation.

The Managing Director role will be as follows:

* Responsible for the commercial and operational delivery with full P&L control of a ?14m annual sales order intake pumps manufacturing business
* To create, set and execute sales, operations and business strategies to support the next phase of growth
* To set and monitor KPI's and to ensure Department Heads meet team goals
* To review commercial performances in relation to sales target vs actual, sales management, cash flow and profit
* To create a sustainable baseline of industrial pump sales with growing markets such as food, water, oil, gas, chemical and general engineering
* Overall responsibility for sales, engineering, manufacturing, production and supply chain/logistics
* Responsible for the management and development of personnel, delivery of sales, strategic planning, managing/monitoring and implementing KPI's and business change
* Review financial data and to ensure departmental KPI's are met
* Implement lean manufacturing techniques using Kaizen, Six Sigma and 5S methodologies
* Budget and cost control - monitoring all costs, labour supplies and materials costs
* Resource planning and full analysis of staffing levels, labour control and to ensure profitability within the department
* High-level negotiations of contracts with suppliers

The ideal Managing Director will have a combination of the following:

* An experienced Managing Director or General Manager type background with a practical and logical mentality
* A demonstrable track record in both managing commercial and manufacturing operations
* A proven track record in growing a pumps/rotating equipment manufacturing business
* A suitable engineering qualification
* Experienced in P&L manag

Contact Details:
ATA Recruitment
Tel: 0116 216 7000
Contact: Ajay Bhella

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