MBI – manufacturing sector

MBI opportunity / Equity stake available
Excellent opportunity to join a Birmingham based manufacturing business at an exciting time. As a result of pending investment from a private equity fund, this well established company selling industrial product into the construction sector, are looking for an experienced Managing Director to drive the future of the business. This is a genuine opportunity to take an equity stake and play a vital part in driving the strategy, growth and direction of the business over the next 3-5 years, before future sale.
The role will involve overseeing all areas of the business including manufacturing, people and HR, sales, customers, financials and strategy.  To be successful, you will need to possess the following:
A hands on approach
Operating as Managing/Operations Director or equivalent within an SME business with turnover up to £15m
Manufacturing background
Proven sales experience and in particular, the ability and contacts to sell product in to the construction/building sector to both existing and new customers and in new product areas
Continuous improvement mentality across manufacturing, systems, people and processes
Strategic management capability
Financial acumen
The ability to invest personal funds (likely to be in the region of between £50,000 and £200,000)
Ability to start a new role at short notice, ideally before 31 January 2017
This is an excellent opportunity to join a business poised for growth where you can generate a substantial capital gain in the next 3-5 years.