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General Manager, Power Transmission (m/f)

Location: Bedford, Great Britain

RINGSPANN is a worldwide recognized corporate group for Power Transmission with 450 employees and 13 international subsidiaries. Decades of experience in development, production and sales make us a leading provider of power transmission components. From our headquarters in Germany, our international network of subsidiaries and sales partners ensure competent application consulting and the best personal service onsite. Assembly and manufacturing plants in various countries provide our customers with rapid and reliable deliveries.

Since the year 1970 RINGSPANN is active with a subsidiary in the UK market and is currently achieving an annual turnover of 2 million GBP with eight employees. For the further development of the market, we are looking for a new General Manager for our subsidiary RINGSPANN (U.K.) LTD. which is located in Bedford.

In your capacity as General Manager of RINGSPANN (U.K.) LTD. you will, following training at the headquarters in Germany, be entrusted with the task of leading the daily business of the company. Your medium-term goal will be to increase the turnover to 2.6 MGBP by the year 2020. In this key position, you will report to the Board of Directors which consists of two top managers from the headquarters in Germany.

The wide range of duties make this job a calling for an entrepreneurial personality with a degree in mechanical engineering and several years of experience in technical sales, preferably of power transmission components. Focussed thinking and acting, the ability to successfully lead employees, a high level of customer orientation and negotiating skills are, alongside solid commercial expertise, fundamental factors for succeeding in this challenging task. Excellent knowledge of English is mandatory. German and SAP skills would be beneficial.

If you are interested in the advertised position and are able as well as willing to rise to the long-term challenge of developing a technical SME with a German parent company, please send us your full application in English, including your salary expectations, to