General Manager

This is a combined General Management AND front line Sales role taking over from the retiring incumbent who you will shadow for 6 months before taking over for a very well established & profitable UK Sales & Service office, AND an on target sales area for a market leading European manufacturer of end of line packaging machinery.

SALARY: up to £70,000 Base

BENEFITS:
· circa £20,000 Commission on Sales
· circa £10,000 Annual Profit related Management Bonus (meaning circa £100,000 package)
· Choice of Executive Car
· 10% Pension
· Healthcare

LOCATION: Responsible for the whole UK as General Manager AND 1/2 to 1/3 of the UK as a sales area you will ideally live commutable (within 1 to 1.5 hours) to Milton Keynes

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Milton Keynes, Bedford, Northampton, Cambridge

JOB SPECIFICATION: General Manager / Sales Manager : End of Line / Packaging Machinery

As General Manager you will have full P & L responsibility for managing the whole UK operation, managing directly a team of well established managers, 20 staff and circa £8million T/O

AND

As a Sales Manager you will be responsible for an on target sales area comprising 1/2 to 1/3 of the UK selling high value end of line packaging machinery systems to end users.

This will be a 40% / 60% split of your time meaning you only have to be in the office once or twice per week. This is not a desk bound role, rather a hands on lead from the front position.

REQUIREMENTS: General Manager / Sales Manager : End of Line / Packaging Machinery

You MUST have a proven track record of success as a General Manager or even a Sales Manager or Sales Director of a similar size capital equipment company.

You WILL be happy to both manage the business AND sell as a front line sales person.

Any previous experience of packaging machinery and / or an engineering background / qualifications would be very advantageous.

THE COMPANY:

We are a well established & profitable UK Sales & Service office for a market leading European manufacturer of end of line packaging machinery (order values £50,000 up to £1million) supplying the food, beverage, logistics & distribution markets.

PROSPECTS:

The prospects for this role are excellent. Success will lead to a Directorship in the medium term.

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Mike Horsley quoting General Manager / Sales Manager : End of Line / Packaging Machinery and reference MPH15544 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683302 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.