General Manager / Managing Director


Measham, GB

General Manager


Location: Measham, DE12 7DS 

Salary: Competitive + Benefits


Your new role:

We have a fantastic opportunity for a commercially savvy General Manager / Managing Director to lead our FSi business from our head office in Measham, East Midlands.

FSi are the trusted leaders in firestop products and the leading manufacturers of passive fire protection in the UK. We are also part of the Etex Group that has around 12,000 teammates across the world, so when you join FSi, you will be part of the global Etex family, which is growing from strength to strength. In fact, we achieved an 18.7% year on year revenue increase in 2021 and we have growth plans to achieve even more with your help.

Our General Manager/ Managing Director opportunity will lead the business forward within passive fire protection products and systems and develop strong growth plans to progress FSi further in the UK, Ireland, and Europe. We pride ourselves on our technical expertise and are looking for someone that will champion our brand and develop our offerings beyond our borders and across Europe.

This role will liaise with the Industrial Plant Manager to ensure sound commercial decisions are made, to achieve FSi and Etex goals. You will need to be curious to identify opportunities within the market and have a level of technical understanding to ensure the business priorities and considerations remain true to our model and within our scope. Our business operates beyond the UK and Ireland and therefore you will oversee imports and exports and look for innovation opportunities.


You will have demonstrable relevant experience within a General Manager. Managing Director level position, with significant people management responsibility, employee engagement, P&L accountability, and health, safety, and sustainability leadership skills.

You will have strong sales and marketing / business development background experience within a senior position.

Our purpose of ‘Inspiring Ways of Living’ is real. We manufacture products and systems that improve the quality of and can save lives.  We have a key driver of customer experience and commercial excellence, which is supported by our Values of Connect & Care, Passion for Excellence and Pioneer to Lead. We are looking for teammates that share our strategic framework and leadership principles to drive our business forward with sustainability and innovation in mind to consider the now and future of passive fire protection at FSi and Etex. Therefore, passive fire protection expertise would be advantageous, although not essential.