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Managing Director (Operations) - Multi Site

Managing Director (Operations) – Multi Site
Based in Paris Region

Job ref:    JE/49331

Salary:      Attractive executive package 

The Client:
This European Packaging Group is a major success story and represents an exciting career development opportunity for business leaders that want to be part of a forward thinking, challenging and innovative organisation. 

Key Accountabilities:
⦁    Direct responsibility for the P&L of multiple factories overseeing their development and results
⦁    Develop business strategy – Operationally
⦁    Working to become a more sustainable business through Recycled material
⦁    Budgeting, profitability planning, forecasting and reporting back to the group
⦁    Work in a matrix style culture to create the vision, structure, mindset and framework for a CI culture based on efficiency improvement, value added proposition, customer satisfaction and quality awareness
⦁    Leadership of management team and all site personnel; inspire the workforce into achieving ambitious business goals
⦁    Drive automisation process across all sites
⦁    Transfer of operations within the group
⦁    Amalgamation of sites 

Core Competencies:
An experienced Managing Director passionate to take a successful company forward.  Capable of modernising the business in line with the group’s philosophy.

Fluent in both French and English 

Experience Traits:

⦁    Strong operations background with professional experience from the packaging industry 
⦁    Consideration will also be given to other forms of packaging; labels, cartons, flexibles, injection moulding, corrugated, metals and glass
⦁    Knowledge of modern manufacturing principles with experience of leading companies through CI/change management towards a more progressive culture
⦁    Self independent and able to take tough decisions but also experience of working as part of a multinational matrix style team
⦁    Strong financial literacy
⦁    Prepared to travel between the sites and be a visible leader to the workforce

Personality Traits:
⦁    Strong conceptual and analytical skills
⦁    Continuous improvement / lean manufacturing mindset
⦁    Strong interpersonal skills
⦁    Discipline, accuracy and business acumen
⦁    International orientation and interest
⦁    Cooperative and determined, including strong negotiation skills
⦁    Strong leadership skills, with the gravitas and the drive to inspire and motivate
⦁    Positive attitude and spirit
⦁    Willingness to travel internationally
⦁    Effective and rigorous approach to problem solving
⦁    Taking a holistic approach and capable of making effective decisions
⦁    Challenges status quo adopting an improvement oriented approach
⦁    Be a positive example of company principles
⦁    Strong and robust character
⦁    Clear communication (listening and expressing ideas)
⦁    Observant and resourceful
⦁    Strong work ethic
⦁    Exhibits personal responsibility and takes ownership of tasks
⦁    Strong team builder
⦁    Maintains a professional image in all interactions

To apply please contact Jane Edwards
0044 (0) 1789 207070

For EU roles, candidates must be eligible to work and live in the European Union.
Proof of eligibility will be required with your application.

Office Locations: Stratford-upon-Avon, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Cape Town, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Göteborg, Istanbul, Lyon, Milan, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney and Washington.


Listgrove Limited Registered in England No: 1197713
Exhibiting at: Plastteknik, Med-Tech, Chemspec Europe, Kunststoffen, PPMA, K, Interpack, Compounding World, Interplas

Managing Director (Operations) - Multi Site


Published on 25 Feb 2020