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General Manager

Advertiser: J.T. Dixon (Geelong) Pty LtdMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
13 Mar 2019
South West Coast VIC
Work Type
Full Time
CEO & General Management, Other

About the business

JT Dixon P/L offer an exciting opportunity to join an established family business (established over 90 years ago and over 40 years by the current owners), as our General Manager in the packaging and industrial supply industry.

The successful candidate will be someone who is strategic and tactical in the long term growth of the company and dedicated and enthusiastic about developing a great team to drive results in the short and medium term.

The business is on a growth trajectory with plans to develop an even stronger presence in the market. You will be empowered to implement the strategic direction of the directors and will be supported in the decision making of day to day operations.

The General Manager is also someone who can take us to the next level and provide some innovative thinking about our systems, structures and processes. We are open to a better and more streamlined way of achieving more.

We are looking for someone who has had a proven track record of working with in excess of 15-20 staff directly who ultimately report to you and solid communication skills with external suppliers, key customers and stakeholders.


About the role

Represent the company with clients and suppliers in a professional and trust worthy manner

Direct, organise, co-ordinate and control processes and implementation

Oversee the stock ordering, order despatch, invoicing and client relationships

Plan for the future and budget accordingly

Meet pre-determined sales targets, order fill rates and profitability of the company

Recruit and induct any future staff for positions  which will be required


Benefits and perks

Great earning potential - base salary and profit share structure

Fully maintained car, phone and computer all provided

Directly report to the directors, a flat uncomplicated structure

Product training and induction all provided

Established company with solid track history, not reliant on any one customer

Existing supplier relationships all in place for procurement of stock

Experienced staff who have a clear idea of what is expected to perform at their best

An opportunity for personal growth and problem solving while we expand and integrate other business opportunities 

Skills and experience

No experience required in the packaging and industrial supply industry

Previous general manager role with direct reports

Excellent communication skills and leadership presence

Self motivated, strong work ethic and goal oriented

Great time management skills and a sense of urgency to get things done

Use of Microsoft office packages - word, excel etc

Strong experience in a fast moving product manufacturing or distribution business would be an advantage


The application form will include these questions:
  • How many years of business management experience do you have?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • How many years of people management experience do you have?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a general manager?

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