Current Roles

General Manager

Salary: Competitive Salary + Executive Package

Our client is a leading supplier of cut a range of metal products in the UK. Alongside a dedicated team of individuals with a wealth of experience in the metal industry, they are able to offer multi metal solutions to the UK engineering, manufacturing and service market with one of the best service delivery records in the sector.

With a long history and part of a national group they have access to the UK's largest stock of Aluminium, Stainless Steel, Copper, Brass, Bronze and Plastics as well as the financial strength and purchasing power of one of Europe’s leading metals distributors.

Recent structural changes to the business has allowed many improvements to be made over a longer term and a great deal of development across the business has taken place in the recent past including logistics, sales and marketing as well as cultural change to position them for future growth.

The future success of the business however is dependent on the improved performance of the business as a whole capitalising on the good work done so far. The only way the business is now able to realise its full potential is with someone in place who can take full P&L responsibility and lead the whole business unit as Service Centre Manager.


  • Develop, organise and motivate a competent team
  • Drive to improve the performance of operations and sales
  • Achieve the service centre’s forecast annual gross profit target
  • Continually develop a customer base which contributes an acceptable return on investment
  • Continually improve the standard of service the business provides to every customer.

Essential Skills:

  • Drive and Determination
  • Leadership
  • Coaching
  • Selling Skills
  • Communication
  • Planning and Organising

Candidates will have held leadership positions in of comparable scale and type ideally from an engineering or operational discipline area. Of primary importance is a demonstrable, strong track record in performance management and the ability to lead managers. It is important any individual has an understanding of return on investment, stock management and commercially effective pricing. It would be beneficial, although not a pre-requisite, the successful candidate has experience from within the metals industry. Experience from within an engineering led industry would be of benefit.

The General Manager position is an exciting and challenging appointment. The role is a key one and will play an important part in the company developing and growing. This person will work collaboratively with the Regional Director and Senior Management Team to lead the business performance and continue to develop and improve its offering. The role will have full support from the senior management group to build and develop: they are open minded to adapt as necessary.

The successful candidate will enjoy a stimulating and rewarding role with direct reward for personal achievement.

Sales/Business Development
Procurement/Supply Chain


Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)

Job Ref No: JH SCM 3/18

This job has now been successfully concluded.