General Manager

Izmir Permanent
  • *Senior role in complex manufacturing environment
  • *Key management position

About Our Client

Our Business Partner is an international designer and manufacturer of automotive equipment.

Job Description

  • Responsible for full facility P&L, including budgeting, tracking, and adjusting spending as required to ensure that on-going EBITDA targets are realized
  • Responsible for business performance in all key metrics
  • Responsible for program management, launch management, and APQP and 7-phase adherence
  • Develop, manage, and maintain beneficial supplier relationships
  • In conjunction with the appropriate corporate business development and sales leaders, and other members of the Senior Team, sets the Business Development strategy for the facility
  • Establish yearly facility goals and objectives, aligned with divisional and global business strategy
  • Supports the company environment and values and serves as an example of these in their facility
  • Develop new customer relationships and maintain and improve existing relationships
  • Broaden and maintain understanding of the markets in which company operations, including keeping abreast of customers, competitors, and trends that may impact our business
  • Key member in developing customer pricing strategies and costing
  • Relentlessly pursue continuous improvement initiatives that benefit the company as a whole
  • Constantly assesses the facility's operational efficiencies and seeks out opportunities to improve processes in an economic manner
  • Support and contribute to innovation and R&D activities
  • Lead and coach the departmental managers and other direct reports in order to overcome operational problems encountered in the normal course of business
  • Develop and maintain strong employee relations
  • Develop, encourage, and provide mentorship to the facility management team
  • Drives standardization practices throughout the organization that align with other branches
  • Strong project management approach with the ability to manage medium to long term project plans and lead teams to achieve objectives
  • Ensures compliance with all international company policies, procedures and systems pertaining to Health, Safety, and Environmental, Quality, and Continuous Improvement
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable government and regulatory controls
  • Develop and nurture a dynamic and competent workforce through a robust performance driven organizational structure

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Master's degree or MBA preferred)
  • 15+ year's operational experience in automotive supplier companies
  • Proven analytic, evaluative and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Strong operational experience with the ability to establish and measure KPI's
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, customer-focused and project management environment
  • Very strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Ability to motivate and build high performing teams
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, conflict management and problem-solving skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken English is a must

What's on Offer

Great career opportunity!

Emre Unlu
Quote job ref

Job summary

Contract type
Consultant name
Emre Unlu
Job reference