Operations Director - Successful Packaging Business

Recruiter
WR Group Limited
Location
Southend-on-Sea, Essex
Salary
c£60,000 DOE Plus Bonus, Matching Pension Contribution, 26 Days' Holiday 
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Expires
11 Aug 2017
Ref
HKJGP1008/JAM
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Operations Director - Successful Packaging Business 
Southend-on-Sea, Essex 
c£60,000 DOE Plus Bonus, Matching Pension Contribution, 26 Days' Holiday 

If you are a high calibre manufacturing professional with an excellent leadership style, this is a brilliant opportunity to play an influential role in a forward-thinking business. 

Serving a variety of sectors, our client is an award-winning provider of innovative packaging solutions. The highest level of manufacturing standard is fundamental to their ongoing success and, as such, they are now looking for an Operations Director to join their core senior team. 

In this important role, you will have the chance to introduce your own style of management and utilise your experience to drive the success of a pioneering business. 

As the Operations Director, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company's two production facilities. 

Leading your team, you'll inspire them to perform to the best of their ability and ensure that all tasks are carried out in-line with H&S guidelines. 

Promoting good working practices, you will ensure that all deliveries meet customers' quality and OTIF requirements. 

Additionally, you'll maximise production output by introducing and measuring production targets for each process and strive to reduce labour costs and increase operational effectiveness. 

Your other duties will involve: 

- Managing the continuous improvement process 
- Ensuring that production costs are in-line with the budget 
- Scheduling materials deliveries 
- Developing strong working relationships with customers, suppliers and staff 

To be considered, you will need 

- At least five years' experience of managing a manufacturing operation 
- Previous people management experience 
- Good IT skills, including MS Excel 
- Excellent process improvement skills 

Highly numerate and analytical, as the Operations Director, you'll be a natural leader with strong interpersonal skills across a wide range of disciplines. You'll also be an adept problem-solver with excellent time-management and planning abilities. 

Experience in packaging would be beneficial but not essential to your application. 

Please note, due to the requirements of this role, the successful candidate must be based within a commutable distance of Southend-on-Sea, or be willing to relocate. Relocation support will be provided for the right candidate. 

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Additional Keywords: Operations Director, Manufacturing Operations Director, Production Operations Director, Head of Production Operations, Head of Manufacturing Operations, Manufacturing.