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    New opportunity: General Manager


    General Manager

    Job Ref: General Manager

    Type: Management

    Location: Zaragoza, Spain with travel to the UK


    Job Title: General Manager
    Reporting to: Managing Director (Foundries) / UCB Board of Directors
    Hours of Work: Full-time/Permanent
    Salary & Benefits: £DOE - Please state salary expectation when applying – excellent benefits package

    Are you ready for an exciting and challenging opportunity? We’re looking for someone who is able to work at a senior level, make decisions and convert the business strategy and goals to actual achievements and ready to roll up their sleeves and get the job done as required.

    The role has full site P&L and budgetary responsibility and would suit a self-motivated, solutions focused, target driven and resilient individual.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities (not restricted to)

    • Responsible for the Production, Technical & Quality, Procurement, Sales and Machine Shop Departments, ensuring all are working to specific objectives in line with the business strategy and goals.
    • Working with the management team to ensure full utilisation of machines, resources and the capacity available to meet workloads.
    • Accurate monitoring of company and group KPI objectives to facilitate the capturing of work history for critical path analysis.
    • Prepare performance reports that quantify statistical trends to facilitate credible analysis of data.
    • Contributeto the continuous improvement of practices/ procedures / productivity and QHSE.
    • Commercial responsibility for all engineering development, machinery, customer relations, revenue streams, CAPEX approvals, cash flow, production hours, resources and monthly operational reports.
    • Develop partnerships and relationships with customers that can lead to product development.
    • Toestablish clear operational goals and objectives in line with the strategic and operational plans.
    • Ensure the continued development of the product lines to take advantage of all available technological improvements so that the company retains and develops its reputation for advanced, high quality products which meet customer specifications.
    • Continuallyreview efficiency and productivity throughout the site and ensure the development and implementation of programmes to reduce manufacturing costs.
    • Ensure industrial relations and HR issues within the production environment are resolved in a fair and equitable manner to promote harmonious industrial relations and a co-operative workforce.
    • Recruit, develop and motivate management and review organisational arrangements to ensure that the long and short term operating requirements are capable of being successfully achieved.
    • Work in partnership with the Health and Safety Managers to ensure that the Company complies with legislation and promotes a safe working environment.
    • Motivate personnel to ensure adequate training is provided and that a culture of openness, empowerment, continuous improvement and customer focus is adopted and developed.
    • Build and develop strong relationships with customers and peers both locally and within the wider Group.
    • Ensure that effective communications to other parts of the Group are maintained and that all management information is presented in a timely and efficient way.

     The ideal candidate will possess:

    • Leadership skills and people management.
    • A hands-on approach and willing to take ownership of problems and solutions focused.
    • A track record of providing commercially focused, professional and pragmatic advice and decisions.
    • A proven senior manager from a customer focused, lean manufacturing environment.
    • Broad knowledge of modern manufacturing techniques.
    • Excellenttime management skills and a proactive approach.
    • A full understanding of work breakdown structures, critical path analysis and task sequencing techniques.
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
    • Excellent PC skills including Excel, Word and Outlook.

    Fluent in speaking and written English and Spanish is essential.

    If you wish to apply for this position or know someone who would, please send you CV and any other additional information to our HR department via email to recruitment@unitedcastbar.com

    Due to the high volume of applicants, we may not be able to contact every applicant to advise that they have been unsuccessful. If you have not been contacted within 6 weeks of your application, you may assume that you have not been shortlisted for this role.

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