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Finishing Manager - Cartons



Northern England

£Upto £52K + 26 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays + Pension 5% Employer Contribution

Our Client is a leading carton manufacturer, providing bespoke solutions predominantly to food markets throughout the UK

They are currently looking to recruit a Finishing Manager to join their team.
You will manage all areas of the finishing department: Flatpack, Window Patch, Glue. To optimise production output for the finishing department through effective organisation, co-ordination and resource management. Striving for continual improvements in machine productivity and efficiency, waste reduction, product quality and customer service levels. You will report directly to the Operations Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for circa 120 people over 4 shifts, with 4 Shift Leaders reporting into them.
  • To Manage and supervise the Finishing Department, Budgets and Dealing with customers internally and externally.
  • To set and achieve targets in key performance in machine productivity and efficiency, waste, quality, customer service levels and Health & Safety
  • To ensure Team leaders are capable of meeting evolving business needs
  • To develop the process capability in line with changing technology
  • To develop employees both individually and as teams to ensure effective day to day management of people
  • To ensure effective inter-departmental communication
  • To improve customer quality and service levels to reduce customer complaints
  • Manage and control activities of all departments
  • Set departmental objectives and monitor performance
  • Identify recruitment and development needs
  • Handle discipline and grievance issues
  • Create and develop a team-working environment
  • Support Team Leaders in achieving weekly targets in respect of production output, work in progress, service levels and machine efficiencies
  • Manage within departmental budgets set and identify opportunities for cost reductions in areas such as overtime, consumables, maintenance and waste
  • Optimise equipment and resource usage for effective and efficient output
  • Be proactive in developing solutions to operational issues
  • Ensure effective communication within and from all areas of production to achieve common business aims
  • Provide regular performance statistics / reports as directed
  • Liaise effectively with Union representatives as appropriate
  • Ensure compliance with all existing systems, standards and procedures within all areas to satisfy both company and customer requirements- ISO, Health & Safety
  • Identify opportunities for improving systems of work, and successfully implement
  • Control waste effectively
  • Drive through and support the introduction of new systems and procedures
  • Direct and manage technical innovation and introduction within your department
  • Develop and implement corrective action plans short and long term to improve Quality, downtime and to reduce scrap and inventory
  • Drive productivity improvement and standardisation across the business
  • Provide training and instil a Lean culture throughout the department

Finishing Manager - Cartons

Yorkshire and the Humber
Permanent, Full Time
no work experience required
High school
£60,000 - £69,999

Published on 24 Aug 2020

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