Company: Petroplan
Skills: Business Development, Operations Management
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: United Kingdom

Petroplan are recruiting for a General Manager to oversee the day-to-day running of the UK arm of a global engineering and maintenance business, who specialise in providing waste heat recovery solutions to the energy and industrial sectors, across the UK.

We customize engineering solutions by collaborating with our customers to solve their specific problems, as no two needs are the same.

Location: South Wales
Salary: negotiable annual Bonus, car allowance & benefits package

We are looking for a self-starter with a passion for winning new business and growing/managing teams.

You will have strong commercial acumen and be comfortable cooperating with Senior Leaders both internally and externally.

As General Manager you will have overall responsibility for the day-to-day running of a busy fabrication workshop with 5 Direct Reports (HSE Manager, Operations Manager, QA Manager, Workshop Manager, HR Manager)

Other key responsibilities:

* Aggressively driving sales and the profitable growth of the business.
* Build and maintain the appropriate organisation that the business dictates.
* Create and foster external relationships with customers, suppliers, contractors.
* Manage P&L to deliver superior results.
* Create and deliver the annual business budget.
* Accountable for the overall financial performance of the business.
* Identifying market trends and new opportunities
* Drive rapid, significant and sustainable improvement
* Provide the leadership necessary for the development and execution of a strategy that supports the overall market?driven business strategy
* Support and manage the UK Management Team
* Execute the business to high quality standards and adhere to all company and industry safety practices at all times.

Required Experienced/Knowledge:

* Bachelor's degree (engineering preferred)
* Competency with MS Office Suite, CRM or sales force equivalent
* Track record of improvement of financial business performance
* Knowledge of financial statements
* Excellent communication skills
* Excellent attention to detail
* Ability to prioritise
* Proven leadership experience
* Ability to act decisively
* Flexible with regard to location and travel

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.