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General Manager (Machine Shop)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 28/05/2012
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The Role:
Job description – General Manager (Machine Shop) – Glasgow, Scotland
The General Manager (Machine Shop) shall be responsible for the day to day activities associated with a well-established and ambitious Engineering company in the Oil & Gas Sector, including all of its associated administrative and operational management structures. The GM will plan and manage the resources and assets of our operations for optimal profitability and will be responsible for managing the day-to-day business and operations. He will establish solid and long-term relations with customers based on the delivery of a professional and reliable service and otherwise generally promote the business for our clients in the UK and Europe. His primary focus is to ensure that the objectives of the Company are met in accordance with the Parent Company Group’s strategy and business plan in liaison with the MD & CEO.
The Oil and Gas business is of complex nature and the business environment and poses many challenges. The GM has to have a strong focus on business development and relationship building to cope with the highly competitive environment. The role must be able to operate within the Company’s multinational teams and high reporting standards.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, & SKILLS:
The ideal candidate has a degree in a relevant discipline and preferably Post Graduate or MBA Graduate, has managerial experience from a ENGINEERING background, preferably with CNC equipment and associated tooling , and is able to use a combination of technical and leadership skills to focus the teams and deliver both professional sales and quality service to our customers
• Experienced engineer with exposure to Oil & Gas, Aerospace or Nuclear manufacturing techniques.
• 15 years’ experience including in the field of management at a senior level
• Self driven and ambitious
• Leadership, people management and team building skills
• Cultural and social awareness
• Excellent communicator in English with strong influencing skills
• Facilitating skills
• Negotiating skills
• Business Planning and Monitoring
• Numeracy
• Budgeting and cost control
• Financial Appraisal
• Time Management
• Market Knowledge
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