General Manager Building Products

Derwent - Sydney NSW
$200,000 - $230,000 a year

Our client has been manufacturing in Australia for over 30 years and has built a reputation for innovation and excellence. They are the industry leader in their product category. They are now seeking to appoint a General Manager to lead this division on an ambitious growth trajectory.

The General Manager will have responsibility for the full P&L and balance sheet, manufacturing operations and setting and executing the growth strategy. This is a rare opportunity to lead and run a complete industrial business.

The GM will be an outstanding business and people leader; someone who has a track record of driving business improvement and results in an industrial products or B2B business. You will easily be able to demonstrate clear sales success in building products or industrial products environments. Your experience will have been developed through all areas of business with a strong emphasis on the sales and marketing function to grow bottom line, establish clear channel strategies, optimise pricing, build marketing capability and lift customer service.

The GM will lead through focusing, developing and aligning their team. They will be a leader-doer, who can get stuff done. The GM will be at home on the shop floor, inspiring their blue collar and manufacturing employees, as well as those in the field and the office. The GM will have demonstrable change leadership experience and understand how to drive change and business improvement through their people.

Importantly the GM will have strong supply chain and factory experience, with a track record of improving safety. Astute commercial judgement and leadership in an organisation with turnover around $50m.

This is a privately owned company with a flat structure, so the GM will be comfortable rolling up sleeves and getting into the detail.

Degree qualifications is a prerequisite for this role, in a relevant area of study; such as engineering/commerce/economics/finance/business/manufacturing or similar.

If you fit the brief above, please apply by clicking through the link.

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