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General Manager - West Midlands - L233

De Lacy Executive is looking to recruit a progressive and forward-thinking individual for a General Manager position within a successful produce company in the West Midlands. Reporting to the Board of Directors, this is a rare opportunity to join a well-established company responsible for the storage, packing and marketing of fruit to supermarket customers, members and contract growers. The successful candidate will have previous experience of managing people within a packing/production environment and a track record of implementing change.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for day-to-day factory/packhouse/cold store site operations and sustaining precision within a varied workload.
  • To source additional produce from new members and growers.
  • To ensure efficient and cost-effective running of the production process within the Packhouse.
  • Effectively organise and manage resources and people, maintaining adequate cover to meet operational demands.
  • Training of staff and managers to ensure maximum ability and performance.
  • Providing a leadership support function to teams and motivating staff to achieve production goals.

Requirements:

  • Experience in a similar business - fresh produce would be preferred however someone with similar experience in a packhouse/operations environment would be considered.
  • Proven ability to develop, lead and motivate teams.
  • Commercially astute.
  • Ability to solve problems and identify risk with a vision to maximise improvements.
  • Proven ability to cope under pressure and meet operational deadlines.
  • Ability to motivate and work effectively and collaboratively with others and independently without supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to develop effective relationships.
  • Experience of working within a continuous improvement environment.
  • A full UK driving licence.
  • IT literate.

Salary: A competitive salary is offered depending on experience.

Interested? For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Laura Edwards on: Mobile: 07506297071, DDI: 01885 485529 or e-mail your CV and covering letter to laura.edwards@delacyexecutive.co.uk. Thank you.

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