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General Manager - Germany - Cologne

EG is seeking a dynamic person that can manage and grow our new European office and distribution centre from the start. This is an exciting and demanding opportunity for someone who is keen to develop their skills with a growing company.

3rd Light Ltd specialises in the design, manufacture and distribution of coloured smoke effects, pyrotechnics, special effects for movie, simulation grenades for combat sports and more, under the main brand EG Grenade Co.

3rd Light Ltd is a successful company with an internationally recognised brand. we have operated since 1996 from our head office and distribution centre in Reading, England. In 2014 we opened an office and distribution centre in Las Vegas, USA. We have now decided to open a dedicated office/warehouse in the Cologne / Greater Cologne area that will serve and expand our current European business.

This exciting expansion of our company requires an energetic person that can adapt to learn new skills as the company starts out on this new adventure and as it grows. The person will be given expert help and assistance and will form part of our global team.

We are looking for a dynamic person that does not mind getting their hands dirty and has the skills to manage a developing company and team. You will need to be fluent in both written and spoken English, and have a good understanding of business. Pyrotechnic knowledge is welcomed but not essential as full training will be given.

Overall Job Description
As the General Manager you will oversee all business operations in line with the conditions set out by the UK head office. In the beginning this will involve liaising with couriers, packaging and dispatching orders, invoicing and stock control. As the company grows, you will become more involved with the company strategies, marketing and financial responsibilities as well as managing staff and overseeing their training as they are employed. You will be expected to work closely with the UK and global teams to grow our customer base and markets.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please send your CV and cover letter to