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Job Description

Role Overview:

The purpose of the Italy Supply General Manager is to enable sales growth, through the leadership, engagement, power and performance of our people, teams and assets. It leverages the capabilities of our global network and ensures we are delivering upon our strategic intent. The GM orchestrates, leverages and balances multiple elements of performance across the supply chain to build a sustainable, profitable and engaged organisation.

The role is accountable for the Supply business plan and P&L delivery for Italy Supply and reports to the Regional General Manager – EMEA Supply Chain as part of the GSC.

  • : Italy
  • : Manufacturing
  • :
  • : Permanent

Your objectives and responsibilities will focus on…

  • Delivering a world class Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability culture across Italy Supply. Implement and maintain the BBS roadmap and all policy guidelines.
  • Enabling sales growth by developing our business operations and processes though continuous improvement across Italy Supply while delivering the business plan and P&L and contribution to EMEA results.
  • Directing and leading the Strategy Deployment to ensure achievement of Customer First 2, One Planet and Strategic Initiative 6, enabling sales growth through a responsive and sustainable network. Including, Digitalisation, Future Factory, Manufacturing Strategy
  • Challenging and championing the importance of Quality, building strong culture, capability, and processes to accelerate resolution of quality issues via the CAPA/8D approach.
  • Driving and championing inclusion, leads the employee engagement programme, to improve engagement, inclusion equity and wellbeing of all employees and ensure subsequent actions are progressed.
  • Being accountable for the annual planning and execution responsibilities, driving growth and profitability.
  • Responsibility for ensuring conformity to all internal audit programmes
  • Taking a regional mindset to drive common approaches and best practices across the EMEA Supply Units in Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory and Cost.
  • Being an active member of the EMEA and GSC leadership forum and collaborating with the Steam network
  • This role shall also partner with the local Italian leadership team with shared legal responsibility with the Sales GM of SXS Italy.

Your previous experience is likely to include….

  • Extensive senior management experience across a broad range of supply chain operations.
  • Experience in strategy development and deployment process to ensure achievement of multiple work streams across supply chain excellence, sales growth enablement. Vision for digitally enabled factories, developing engineering solution capability and sustainability is an advantage.
  • Delivery of a change management within an organisation which has multiple projects in progress.
  • Developing the ability to manage and develop teams through significant transitions, improving engagement.
  • Developing the ability to work effectively in a matrix organization with multiple senior stakeholders, peers, teams.

To be successful in this role you will…

  • Lead with purpose and authenticity
  • Invest in personal growth and wellbeing
  • Help others to experiment and grow
  • Prioritise and execute
  • Create a clear and compelling vision
  • Advocate inclusion to achieve great results
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Be an innovative and critical thinking, improving business performance
  • Embed continuous improvement methodologies

Why Spirax-Sarco?

Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc is a FTSE 100 multi-national engineering group that has its headquarters in Cheltenham, UK. The Group comprises world-leading engineering businesses: Spirax Sarco and Gestra for steam specialties; Watson-Marlow for niche peristaltic pumps and associated fluid path technologies; and Chromalox and Thermocoax for thermal technologies and industrial heating applications. With our diverse team giving us global strength, we serve over 100,000 customers in 130 countries across multiple industries.

Across the Spirax-Sarco Engineering Group, we’re passionate about creating inclusive and equitable working culture where everyone can be themselves and achieve their full potential. For us, that means supportive teams and strong relationships where everyone’s contribution is valued - across social and cultural backgrounds, ethnicities, ages, genders, gender identities, abilities, neurodiversity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, and everything else that makes us human and unique.

We want everyone to be able to make their difference here, so we will always consider requests for flexible working (such as full-time, part-time, select days and job sharing).

We know that everyone needs some extra help from time to time too, so we’ve introduced a range of additional benefits through our Group Inclusion Commitments. These include gender-neutral parental leave, 15 days of extra paid caregiver leave, paid time off and support for anyone experiencing pregnancy loss or domestic abuse, menopause-friendly workplace principles and more. There’s a free global Employee Assistance programme and three days of paid volunteering leave for everyone as well. Learn more at www.spiraxsarcoengineering.com/everyoneisincluded.


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