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General Manager (Electronics R&D and Assembly Plant)

Job Description

Antal International Network is the leader in EMEA & Asia Executive Search & Selection. Its network comprises over 130 fully-staffed offices in over 30 countries recruiting talent in a range of industry sectors & skill functions. Since inception in 1993 Antal has successfully executed over 100.000 executive search processes in over 75 countries and offers staffing solutions from Retained Executive Search, Search & Selection to Contingent Recruitment in Permanent, Interim & Contract / Temporary staffing.

AMKALIS Search&Consulting SLU is a franchise of Antal International Network focused on Technology (IT, Telco, Electronics and Automatics).

Our client (contracting party):

The company has over 20 years of trajectory and is a leading electronics designer and manufacturer for the Iberian Market. The products of the company are state-of-the-art and using mobile GSM/GPRS transmission for emergency communications purposes.

Recently the company has become a part of an international group with complementary electronic products, R&D and manufacturing facilities in 4 countries and sales offices in several locations across the world.

Role:  General Manager (Electronics R&D and Assembly Plant)

Location: Barcelona Area


The General Manager is expected to put modern manufacturing processes in place to run the team of around 30 people more effectively and to shape the future of this highly profitable business implementing a bold new strategy which puts innovation and R&D at the heart of the company.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Run the Factory and lead the local team (around 30 employees)
  • High-level Factory Management ensure operations, finance, engineering and sales remain in close collaboration
  • Implement processes and systems that will provide more efficiency and better management data without slowing the pace of decisions or adding bureaucracy
  • Solving the production issues and reporting to the Corporate Managing Director.
  • As a part of the Corporate Board will be involved in strategic discussions about Sales Strategy to leverage existing market leading products into new territories but will not directly be involved in sales.


  • Good English (and fluent Spanish) MANDATORY
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in running factories (industry sector is not relevant) Modern manufacturing processes knowledge and experience
  • Availability to travel globally (in average 15% of the time).                                   


  • Full P&L responsibility experience
  • Experience in running electronic assembly factory with SMT lines
  • Experience in such sectors as: white goods, automotive, aerospace
  • Engineering Degree, Business Administration Degree or an MBE is nice to have.

Personal characteristics

  • High intellect
  • Collaborative and “can-do” management style
  • Pro-active and with a good track record of delivering results
  • Sense of humour



  • Base salary + yearly bonus + company car + benefits
  • Permanent contract

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