general manager in lutterworth

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lutterworth, east midlands
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01612 478802
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General Manager


Salary DOE + Excellent Bonus scheme + company car

Due to an internal promotion a Global Chemical Distribution company are looking for a General Manager for their Lutterworth depot

You will be required to:

* Lead and motivate the management teams across all business functions such as sales, purchasing, stock control, operations, transport and HR across the Manchester depot.
* Always aim to exceed customer expectations
* Deliver the Depots EBITDA and working capital budgets.
* Ensure the business meets and is strictly compliant with HSE, Legal and company procedures
* Be responsible for 70 employees with 5 direct reports.
* Lead and manage the office, warehouse, filling and operations site serving customers across the UK and Ireland.
* Plan, agree, deliver and monitor EBITDA targets, cash flow, capex plans and budgets.
* Guide and lead the sales teams and commercial functions to maximise opportunities and profit for the depot.
* Produce regular reports on results and ensure remediable action when required.
* Prepare reports on weekly flash, monthly accounts, quarterly reviews, annual budgets and projections.
* Appraisals, train and develop staff and line managers
* Ensure teams and operations managers operate within cost targets, policies and legal requirements.

The ideal candidate will have (not essential):

* Experience in a managing role in the chemical or life science sector
* Degree/Msc
* IOSH/ NEEBOSH/ Food Manufacturing/ BRC
* IT Literate
* Experience using SAP/Sage/MS Dynamics, Oracle.
* Have worked in an Managerial role for 5 years or more
* Experience working with senior stakeholders
* Highly organised
* Excellent communications skills

A rare and fantastic opportunity has arisen within this global chemical distribution. Interviews are happening straight away so don't delay with your application. Occasionally you may be required to travel to customer sites this can be anywhere across the UK and Ireland. Candidates must be open to travel when necessary. This role comes with an amazing salary, large bonus scheme, company car and fantastic benefits package including family health insurance, death in service, up to 5% pension and many more.

To apply for the role please or find out more contact Jennifer on 0161 247 8802 or email

Best of luck.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.