General Manager Amcor Flexible Packaging

Posted 3 weeks ago

Based Workington, Cumbria                                          £excellent negotiable package + Relocation


Amcor Flexibles AFEMEA is the largest business group in Amcor with 11,000 co-workers, working in 51 plants in 18 countries.  They deliver innovative packaging solutions and provide enhanced quality products for the food, beverage, pharma, personal care, medical and industrial markets. For more information visit


A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for an inspirational team leader to take the role of General Manager at Amcor’s Cumbria facility, which supports an impressive blue-chip customer base with innovative printed, flexible packaging.  With a sales turnover just over £100m p.a. and over 300 employees, the site is poised for further growth following significant investment.


The Cumbria area offers an excellent environment in which to live and work, containing the Lake District National Park, considered one of England’s most outstanding areas of natural beauty


Taking full P&L responsibility of this fast-paced site and with a strong combination of operational and commercial skills, you will relish the opportunity to develop the performance of the business, harnessing the support of a committed and loyal workforce to deliver the site strategy, improve profitability, and drive operational efficiencies through continuous improvement.


Your previous experience of mentoring, coaching and developing teams will be particularly valued in a position where you will take overall strategic responsibility for developing the company’s substantial potential.


Ideally educated to Degree level, you must have an impressive track record in General Management, gained within a performance-orientated, business to business, manufacturing environment.  Exceptional candidates with a multi-functional background, seeking their first P&L role, may also be considered.


You will be able to demonstrate how your significant experience of driving and implementing operational and commercial strategies have delivered change and improved profitability, gaining the support, trust and commitment of employees, suppliers and customers alike.

All applications and contact from third parties must be made via our retained Consultants – McCourt Newton.  To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to, quoting reference 03771.

Applicants must hold a working visa for the UK.

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