Managing Director – Automotive Sub-Assembly, Retro-fit & Aftermarket

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Luton, Milton Keynes, Bedford, Cambridge, Chelmsford, Reading, Slough, Watford, St Albans, Harlow, Stevenage, Bury St Edmunds, Colchester, Braintree,

Location Category:

South East  South  Midlands  London  Home Counties  Central UK 


Circa: (£70K - £75K) + Bonus + Share options (Based upon performance)

Salary Category:

£60,001 - £80,000

The Consultant:
Glen Shepherd

As director of Glen Callum Associates, I have a vast amount of experience of supporting aftermarket clients from component manufacturers, specialist distributors and trade parts programme providers to source top talent, providing a first class service to candidates with commercial, technical and operations experience.

Managing Director

Automotive Sub-Assembly, Retro-fit & Aftermarket

A commercially robust Managing Director / Senior General Manager / Senior Business Manager is needed to scale up a recently acquired, long standing, successful automotive business. The coverage includes engineering, design & sub-assembly, catering for applications across automotive retrofit markets, vehicle converters and automotive mobility. Our ideal Business Head will hold aspirations for growing the business function and becoming the trusting face of the business.

This role ensures the autonomy to shape and grow the business, with a real opportunity to obtain share options based on exceptional performance. Sound tempting?

Ideal location – Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex

Luton, Milton Keynes, Bedford, Cambridge, Chelmsford, Reading, Slough, Watford, St Albans, Harlow, Stevenage, Bury St Edmunds, Colchester, Braintree, 

Circa: £70K – £75K + Bonus + Share options (Based upon performance)  

Commercial & technical:

You will offer a wide blend of skills including the commercial, financial and budgetary elements of running a small fast paced business. An inspiring character, able to influence internal operations, suppliers and customers alike. Entrepreneurial in spirit, there will be a high emphasis placed on accountability for running the entire business. Additionally, we are also looking for an individual with a keen interest in engineering, automotive and technical products.

Markets and personal characteristics:

  • Ideally working at senior management level within an automotive engineering
  • Knowledge and experience of the vehicle conversion market and vehicle retrofit sectors such as automotive mobility, LCV, PSV vehicles would be of interest.
  • A visionary, optimistic and positive outlook, able to push the boundaries in developing and scaling up business performance.
  • Enthusiasm and a willingness to immerse yourself in the company, dealing with all elements of business performance.
  • This role is a stand-alone remit therefore, our perfect candidate will need to be customer centric with the personality, charisma and people skills to instil the trust of staff, customers and suppliers.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Executive / Senior Business Manager to lead an established business possessing huge potential.  Maybe you are looking for an opportunity to gain more responsibility through influencing key business decisions to shape and steer business performance, revenue and profitability?

The ultimate challenge will be to forge innovative trading, shaping future success both commercially and operationally.

Apply in confidence:

To apply for the position in confidence please send your current and updated CV to Glen Shepherd, Director Automotive at Glen Callum Associates Ltd

Job Ref: 3380GS

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