Job Title: General Manager - Sales & Commercial
Our company is seeking a highly experienced and dynamic General Manager Sales & Commercial of Food Manufacturing who has a strong background in commercial and sales management. The ideal candidate will lead the manufacturing operations and sales team to achieve production targets and sales goals. The General Manager will be responsible for overseeing the entire manufacturing process, from procurement to distribution, ensuring the highest quality of products, and managing sales strategies to maximize revenue.
Develop and implement a strategic plan for the food manufacturing business that aligns with the overall company objectives
Ensure adherence to quality standards, safety guidelines, and regulatory compliance
Manage the production process, including procurement, manufacturing, packaging, and distribution
Develop and maintain strong relationships with suppliers and distributors to ensure timely delivery of raw materials, products, and services
Oversee the sales team, developing and implementing sales strategies to expand market share and increase revenue
Analyze market trends and competitor activity to identify new opportunities for growth
Manage the budget and financial performance of the manufacturing business
Ensure effective communication across all departments, including sales, production, and quality assurance.
Maintain a strong focus on continuous improvement, identifying opportunities to optimize processes and increase efficiency.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Food Science, or related field
Minimum of 15 years of experience in food manufacturing, with at least 10 years in a senior leadership role
Strong commercial and sales background with a proven track record of achieving sales targets and expanding market share
Solid understanding of food manufacturing processes, quality standards, and regulatory compliance
Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and inspire teams towards achieving common goals.
Excellent communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills
Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
If you have a passion for food manufacturing and sales, and possess the skills and experience we are looking for, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.