Our customer has acquired a french specialist and leader in its markets, who is perfected at know-how in rubber transformation for over 100 years, especially in cellular rubber open-cell (foam) manufacturing. Located in France (Chaumont-en-Vexin), they are specialized in the conception and manufacturing of foam rubber sheets and extruded rubber profiles. Their know-how allows them to extrude compact rubber (solid rubber), cellular rubber (open-cell foam) and a combination of both: hence co-extruded bi-material rubber. Industrial containers, Vacuum Lifting, People and goods transportation vehicles, Podiatry, Automotive, Civil engineering and building, Punch and Die Cutting, Specialty application and many more are the fields of applications of their products. They develop profiles and rubber formulas to answer your needs and expectations with the best precision possible. Now becoming part of a global player in its business, we are searching for an experienced general manager with strong financial background with interest in technical products and processes.

Managing Director France (m/f/d)

Einsatzort: Chaumont-en-Vexin (https://raclot.com/en/)

Referenznummer: a0w9J000000JFELQA4

What we expect you to do ...

Reporting to the Management Committee of the German parent company and in close contact with the shareholders, you will be in charge of the organization and management of a fast growing industrial subsidiary. You will be in charge of the local management committee of the site including the operational director and the sales director. You are in charge of the finance and human resources teams. As far as accounting is concerned, you will supervise an experienced accountant and provide him/her with proactive support during monthly reporting and the preparation of annual accounts. You will prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports, as well as the annual budget and the various forecasts during the year. You analyze the profitability and productivity of the site, explaining any discrepancies. You implement corrective actions and manage cash flow forecasts. You are the point of contact for banks and insurance companies and any external authorities. In the area of human resources, you will supervise a member of staff with whom you will ensure that employment contracts are drawn up correctly, that the payroll runs smoothly and that the recruitment policy is followed. In permanent exchange with the different managers, you will constantly shape the organization in place, the processes and the values of the company. You are in charge of the workforce forecasts on the site in close connection with the production objectives set. You ensure the development of the skills of the personnel in place. You improve the production and administrative processes of the site. You are in charge of the safety standards of the site. You are in close contact with the parent company in order to design together the growth strategy of the French subsidiary.

What you should know/ be capable of ...

You have a degree in engineering or a Master's degree with a major in finance or international business, and you have already been a member of a board in a small or medium-sized company or a financial director of an industrial company. You have proven to having optimized the financial processes of a subsidiary (processes and tools), managed annual closings, reviewed commercial contracts. You have also been involved in external growth processes. ERP systems have no secrets for you. A proven strategist, you are also a very pragmatic person capable of quickly deploying effective solutions. You are committed, responsible and very adaptable. Entrepreneurial by nature, you like to take responsibility and know how to lead change with enthusiasm. You are a good communicator, you speak french native and have a very good level of English, German would be a perfect add-on. You have excellent interpersonal skills that allow you to build a real relationship of trust with the operational staff in the plant. You are very analytical and your reliability is proven as well as your taste for quality. You are an entrepreneurial type of manager, willing to take the full local responsibility for the site but open to report and fulfill the demands and requires from global group level management. Furthermore you see this level of management as a mid-term prospective for 5+ yrs., without immediate ambition to raise in position.

What you may expect ...

Expect becoming an important member of a fast growing international group based out of Germany with strong private equity background. Salary will be reflecting the task, the market, your background starting at 120+k € and an attractive upside for outstanding success. Relocating close to the plant is required.

If you read all this and you are eager and willing to take the challenge to develop and grow a local french star into an international player, then do not hesitate to prepare your convincing application via online-link right below. Looking forward to reading from you.

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