General Manager




Engineering Management, Managing Director, General Management , Operations Management





Contract Type:


General Manager

Do you have the experience to lead and grow a Food Machinery business?
FoodEng is supporting an independent machinery business, situated in Hampshire, with the recruitment of a General Manager, who will take responsibility for the day to day running of the Operation, including Sales and Service Functions. 
This is a newly created position that will allow the Managing Director to be less involved in day-to-day activities, allowing more time to implement the strategic development and business improvement plan.
The appointed General Manager will hold budget accountability (with guidance from the MD) and have overall responsibility for business planning; cost reduction activities; management of key personnel; and the implementation of new business KPI’s.

You will improve internal processes and procedures, implement enhanced service levels, and meet growth and profitability objectives. You will also instil operational excellence across all functions of the business. 

We are inviting applications from senior operational and general managers with a strong commercial and engineering background, as well as previous experience leading a business involved in the supply of equipment to a FMCG Manufacturing sector.

To be considered you must possess the following skills and experience:

  • Business Growth/Sales Development skills
  • A good Technical/Engineering background
  • Excellent knowledge of the Food Manufacturing Industry
  • Strong People Leadership skills
  • Ability to offer sound technical advice and provide feedback to a team of engineers

Salary & Benefits:

  • Negotiable Basic Salary 
  • Company Bonus
  • Company Car
  • Additional Benefits