General manager

General Management, Frankreich

Job title: General Manager

Location: La Frette, France

Short description:

The General Manager defines the business, financial and Human Resources strategies of the business unit and anticipates market shifts
The General Manager will report to the VP Sales EMEA

Tasks in more detail:

Main missions:
  • Elaborate general company policy: business, marketing and financial development
  • Follow the competitive environment of the company and ensure benchmarking in the company’s line of business
  • Find new lines of business to invest in to increase financial turnover
  • Invest in technologies allowing to optimize productivity of the teams
  • Manage the replies to invitations to tender and participate in the elaboration of strategic directives
  • Adjust company organization according to budget and team needs
  • Ensure the company visibility in the market at all times, in particular by external communications
  • Maintain the company culture and federate the teams around a common project
  • Maintain close relations with the group
  • Be the guarantor of the company quality certifications

  • Define the business policy and strategy
  • Analyse the market and set the turnover and margin objectives according to the market
  • Define the Human Resources, tools and investment needs
  • Develop French and European turnover
  • Manage 6 laboratory directors, the portable device activity,  Sales team and other teams
  • Organise and manage the Sales and general meetings

  • Supervise the company budget management and monthly follow-up of profitability, working with Sematec Financial Services
  • Follow up investments
  • Negotiate group contract tariffs: machine repairs, purchase of software, …
  • Manage and negotiate external suppliers
  • Organize and analyse HR interviews: professional and annual employee reviews
  • Prepare annual training programs
  • Lead the CODIR meetings
  • Organize and guide the CSE meetings
  • Working with the Quality Manager, be active with the Quality System

  • Ideally  extensive experience in a similar role from within the metrology industry or 10+ years as GM within industrial manufacturing
  • BAC+5
  • Fluent French and English
  • Capacity to manage a company and good knowledge of Management, Finance, Accounting, …
  • Metrology industry knowledge preferred

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