Operations Manager - Rigid Plastic Packaging
Operations Manager – Injection Molded Packaging
Molded Rigid Packaging
Based: South East/East Midlands
Basic Salary Circa: £65,000 + Car or Car Allowance + Pension + Private Family Healthcare
My client is global player in plastic conversion specifically focusing on the packaging market. Serving a client base operating in both consumer and industrial spaces this organisation specialise in the manufacturing of moulded plastic packaging. As a result of a recent organisational reshuffle they wish to appoint someone to their senior leadership team in the position of Operations Manager.
- Reporting to the General Manager you would be responsible for the operational output within a circa £30-£35m turnover manufacturing site.
- This position will have a number of direct reports including; manufacturing, engineering, supply-chain, quality, health & safety and planning in addition to 140+ indirect reports.
- With a keen focus on lean you will seek to embed a culture of continuous improvement through implementing best practice and associated training & development programmes.
- Manage the operational budget to ensure optimum cost reduction initiatives are in place.
- Utilise root-cause analysis to drive a “right first time” to quality management, seeking to maintain industry leading operational metrics in delivery, quality and most importantly Health & Safety.
- Evidence of driving continuous improvement in a diverse manufacturing environment, ideally within plastics.
- Ideally 5+ years of experience in manufacturing.
- Ability to demonstrate high leadership capability – driving cultural change whilst also coaching and mentoring others to enhance performance.
- Evidence of strategic thinking – deliver a roadmap for long-term success.
- High emotional intelligence, able to engage at both a board-level and the shop-floor.
- Degree education would be advantageous along with associated lean qualifications.
- Although this role does not hold ultimate responsibility for sales it is paramount that you are strong in front of the customer, able to leave a lasting impression of professionalism.
This is a career opportunity not a job so we invite applications from committed, career minded individuals.
Please apply by emailing your up to date CV and full package details.
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