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Business:  MacGregor
Job Function:  Field / Customer Service
Location: 

Newcastle upon Tyne, GB

Apply by:  29-12-2018

Branch Manager UK

MacGregor shapes the offshore and marine industries by offering world-leading engineering solutions and services with a strong portfolio of MacGregor, Hatlapa, Porsgrunn, Pusnes and Triplex brands. Shipbuilders, owners and operators are able to optimise the lifetime profitability, safety, reliability and environmental sustainability of their operations by working in close cooperation with MacGregor. 

MacGregor solutions and services for handling marine cargoes, vessel operations, offshore loads, crude/LNG transfer and offshore mooring are all designed to perform with the sea. www.macgregor.com 

 

Shape your journey onboard and offshore with us

Due to the retirement of the current Branch Manager during 2019 we are looking for a Branch Manager for MacGregor Global Lifecycle Support’s (GLS’) service operation in the United Kingdom covering its Newcastle, Aberdeen and Portsmouth offices.

In order to maximize the handover from the current Branch Manager this position is open for applications with immediate effect. You will be reporting to the Regional Director Northern Europe.

Your main office will be either in Newcastle or Portsmouth, but the position will also require significant travel, mostly but not limited to within the UK.

The role is to lead all operational activities in the UK service business, including our maintenance business and spare parts process, both directly and through GLS’ matrix management structure. You will be the link between our different functions making sure that we serve the customer in the best possible way. Responsibilities include customer contact and visits as well as supporting our sales pillar. We will expect you to run and expand our UK business as well as develop and manage operational effectiveness and efficiencies. You will also interface constantly with other Branch Managers across the GLS network on a regular basis to ensure the most effective operation of our global business.
 

What you’ll need to succeed:

We expect you to have a good working knowledge of the marine industry and significant experience in leading people. At least basic technical understanding is required, but also knowledge in business administration and financial management in support of our business KPIs and control standards. We require a person who is motivated, who has a get-things-done attitude and who is able to handle and develop a team spread across several locations in the UK.

You will have good interpersonal and communication skills and be fluent in English, both written and spoken.
 

You will be part of:

By joining MacGregor, you will be able to work closely with leading industry professionals, developing and implementing new concepts that set the standards in the maritime transportation and offshore industries. We offer our employees the opportunity to be part of a truly global organization leveraged upon our shared values of Integrity, Quality and Safety. With us you will be part of a collaborative working culture with challenges and opportunities to further develop yourself professionally.

Interested to join?

For further information please contact Regional Director Soenke Rohweder-Struve.
E-mail: Soenke.Rohweder-Struve@macgregor.com     

Please send your application, CV and salary request to Soenke Rohweder-Struve.
 

MacGregor is part of Cargotec
MacGregor shapes the offshore and marine industries by offering world-leading engineering solutions and services with a strong portfolio of MacGregor, Hatlapa, Porsgrunn, Pusnes and Triplex brands. Shipbuilders, owners and operators are able to optimise the lifetime profitability, safety, reliability and environmental sustainability of their operations by working in close cooperation with MacGregor.

MacGregor solutions and services for handling marine cargoes, vessel operations, offshore loads,crude/LNG transfer and offshore mooring are all designed to perform with the sea. www.macgregor.com

MacGregor is part of Cargotec Corporation. Cargotec's sales in 2017 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs over 11,000 people. www.cargotec.com

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