General Manager

Location : Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Job Ref : AL204
Consultant : Alex Lyons
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £25k per year


AL204: General Manager

Location: Gloucester (Field Based)

Salary: £25,000 + Car Scheme + bonus (OTE £40,000) + benefits


This role will have a large technical knowledge and practical hands-on opportunity providing Project support on all projects for your customer and engineering teams. You will ensure a high level of service and support whilst operating to company and site Quality, Environmental health and safety guidelines and standards. In addition to this, you will support in trouble shooting and providing solutions; identify areas of improvement to the project and highlighting any financial risks upholding financial control and profitability. Other key responsibilities include:

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsible for the install modify, refurbish various types of lift installation to company guidelines
  • Management of new lift field activities commencing with site surveys where required and so ensuring that site is ready to accept delivery and meet specifications.
  • Responsible for the quality of all projects from point of order through to when the project is handed over to the client and in service.
  • Project trouble shooting
  • Technical liaison with customers, suppliers and sub-contractors
  • Delivering project to specification, on time and within cost
  • Liaison with customers regarding logistic and technical issues that may arise on the contract
  • Management of installation and site related sub-contractors
  • Arrangement of delivery of equipment from suppliers and transport companies to suit site, customer and requirements
  • Provide weekly Contract and Programme Status reports to enable invoicing to be carried out
  • Provide information regarding scheduled supplier delivery to enable supplier payments to be forecast and scheduled
  • Maintain Company Programme Schedule
  • Assist with the Maintenance of Health and Safety Records and ensure all Company Personnel and sub-contractors carry out their duties in accordance with the Company Health and Safety Policy.
  • Provide End of Project Analysis Reports
  • Responsible for co-ordinating and maintaining a ’customer care’ approach to all customers

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Aptitude for problem solving and be a self-starter and self-responsible as this is a customer centric role. 
  • Educated to ‘A’ level Standard – ideally with an engineering or technical qualification.
  • Technical experience of working in the lift or construction industry desired, but not essential.
  • Technical and troubleshooting experience.
  • Good written communication skills.
  • Strong Organisational and Planning Skills.
  • Methodical with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent man management skills.

Location: Gloucester (Field Based)

Salary: £25,000 + Car Scheme + bonus (OTE £40,000) + benefits

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