General Manager- Site Leader

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Published 9 months ago
Contact Glenda Reddington
Job Ref GR54

Job Description

General Manager- Site Leader

Location: Belfast

Salary - £60,000 - £80,000 negotiable depending on experience.

Grafton Specialist recruitment has been retained to recruit a General Manager for a Global manufacturing company based in Belfast. The successful candidate will be a Senior Manager who is responsible for maintaining consistency and continuity of activities across the site. The General Manager / Site Leader responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Establish policies and procedures that are specific to the site
  • Facilitate collaboration across functions and departments within the site Maintain a positive work environment
  • Resolve tactical operational activities at the site
  • Responsibility for keeping projects on track
  • Direct the company's manufacturing, production, and operating activities


  • You must have experience of 5-10 years Line and cell manufacturing management
  • Supervisory and management experience
  • Successfully implements Lean manufacturing tools like six sigma, kaizen, 5S, Standard work, Kanban, Value Stream Mapping

Responsibility for:

  • Quality, Fabrication and Process Engineering
  • Good understanding of component flow from outside sources and internal fabrication sources to a large number of assembly cells
  • Ability to implement and maintain simple yet effective visual control systems that result in component availability at the right time at the right place
  • Materials background including purchasing and inventory management - a big plus
  • Inventory management systems implementation (manual and computerized)
  • Pricing reduction negotiation , Supplier consolidation and certification
  • Order fill rates and on time deliveries
  • Implementation and use of Kanban systems
  • High number of component and a high number of finished goods environments
  • Solid understanding of MRP systems, bills of material management and ability and willingness to convert to manual Kanban systems

Essential Criteria:

  • Degree in Engineering, Required

Desirable Criteria:

  • MBA Advantageous

To discuss confidentially or for more information please contact Glenda Reddington on 02890 323333