Operations Manager/Director Designate

South East England

Job summary

Harrison Scott Associates
Basic £70-80k (depending on experience) + £20k bonus + benefits
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

An innovative designer and manufacturer of corrugated packaging is looking for a senior manager to take the reins of the business’s operational function. This is a fantastic opportunity to not only join a rapidly growing company with strong green credentials, but also have the chance to progress to director level within the business and ultimately become a shareholder (please note however, this is not a requirement).

Key Responsibilities

• Management of the Accreditation and Health & Safety Manager, hence overall responsibility for health and safety matters, plus our BRC and FSC accreditations.

• Delivering on going manufacturing productivity improvements.

• Control and, as necessary, the enhancement of product quality.

• Adherence to the daily manufacturing plan, to ensure deliveries are on time and in full.

• Management of the three operations managers

• Management of the engineering team (three engineers), including the preventative maintenance and machinery development programmes.

Key Skills

• A strong operations background with experience in a printing or packaging manufacturing environment.

• Knowledge of methodologies to deliver continuous improvement within a packaging manufacturing environment.

• Experience of developing teams in an operations environment to the extent that they become self-sufficient and not reliant on your daily leadership.

• An ability to engage with a wide variety of people both internally and externally to the business.

• The ability to deliver successfully large capital investment projects.

• Knowledge of current Health & Safety legislation and BRC Direct Food Standards would be advantageous.

• A strong belief in outstanding customer service and a desire to always ensure the customer receives excellent service.

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