Ops Director / General Mgr (Operational Focus) Progress Into Managing Director Level

Location
Midlands
Salary
£80-100K + Company Car + Private Pension + Possible Share Options
Posted
14 Dec 2017
Closes
14 Jan 2018
Ref
PK5111
Sector
Cartonboard, FMCG
Job Function
Business development, Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NEW VACANCY! (PK5111)

OPS DIRECTOR / GENERAL MGR (OPERATIONAL FOCUS) PROGRESS INTO MANAGING DIRECTOR LEVEL

MIDLANDS

£80-100K + Company Car + Private Pension + Possible Share Options

Our client is a well-established and highly respected packaging manufacturer operating in the FMCG Market, they are looking to recruit a high calibre Operations Director to look after their ever expanding production lines. 

The company are in need of a competent conductor / planner / co-ordinator / man manager to pull it together and make it happen.  The company employ 110 people working 3 shifts.

Working very closing with the Managing Director the successful candidate will effectively be the Managing Director’s Number 2 and will be in charge when they are not on site.

The ideal candidate will have strong operational skills with a view of stepping up into a Managing Director role.

Preferably the candidate will have litho and / or digital printed packaging, print or FMCG experience. Completion of a BA degree in business management or an MBA would be advantageous

Responsibilities / Requirements

  • A strong background in the Packaging or FMCG market place
  • Operations Director will need to be key to implement the organisations Operations Strategy to fit the overall goals of the company
  • To work with the main Board and report monthly objectives and targets
  • Key IT Skills and to work on the ERP Systems
  • Directly Responsible for up to 90 people
  • Manage Key Personnel – Production Manager & Planner / H&S Manager / Shop Floor Line Managers / Warehouse & Logistics Manager
  • Good Manufacturing Operations leadership skills required
  • Commercial awareness of the contracts and to work along-side the head of commercial manager to ensure operationally can be produced and delivered
  • Lean Management and set KPIs / OEE Report / Efficiencies per each line processes
  • Manage planning between Peak & Low seasons to ensure throughput and bottle neck restraints are contained and adequate personal is covered within the year.
  • The ability to successfully mentor, enthuse and lead the team
  • Responsible for the sites operational function and key communicator and co-ordinator between Sales/Design, Procurement, Commercial, Production, Warehouse & Logistics, Finance & HR functions to ensure all processes are streamlined and working together
  • Responsible for Supply Chain Management
  • Responsible to ensure Stock levels are maintained and minimised within the business
  • Responsible for OTIF (on time in full) deliveries
  • Responsible for CapEx and ROI & Co-Ordinate Projects accordingly
  • Understanding of multiple SKU’s, Packing Lines, Print Lines, Disciplines etc
  • Step in for the Managing Director in his absence
  • Responsible for HR / Personnel duties within operations and training and to adhere to H&S legislations

Our client is looking for a trustworthy and hardworking individual with a hands-on approach, someone who has the ability to really push the business forward