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Manufacturing Manager - Cartons




£25-30K + Bonus + Benefits

Hours of Work - Day Shift: 7:30am - 5pm (M-Th) 7:30am - 3pm (F)

Our client is a carton specialist based in the East Midlands, within their in-house production facility they have a broad range of modern equipment allowing them to provide clients with gluing, die cutting and window patching.

They are currently looking for a Manufacturing Manager, carton / print finishing experience would be advantageous but not essential, candidates must have held a key leadership role in more recent times.


  • Proven leadership experience within a carton manufacturing / print finishing environment where they have managed through appropriate performance metrics and have demonstrated the ability to drive change and deliver results.
  • Demonstrable commercial awareness.
  • A passion for business with a good degree of drive and ambition.
  • A proven track record of delivering fast moving, short lead-time products on time within the required parameters of quality and budget.
  • An effective communicator who is generally assertive without being overbearing, empathetic and with a high degree of emotional intelligence.
  • Experience of working in an owner managed business, with an appreciation of the need to make decisions and act quickly.
  • Ideally the person would have had experience of working in a larger company early in their career to demonstrate the breadth of their hands on operational experience, but would have worked in an SME more recently, preferably a family business, in a senior management role.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and a history of developing individuals and effective teams.

The position will be of particular interest to a person who possesses an unusual blend of technical, commercial and interpersonal skills, capable of identifying and communicating innovative solutions, which impact directly on time to market and ultimately profitability.

Manufacturing Manager - Cartons

East Midlands
Permanent, Full Time
no work experience required
High school
£50,000 - £59,999

Published on 25 Jan 2022

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