Operations Director High Volume Paper Conversion

North West England, United Kingdom
Posted 3 weeks ago

Based: North West                                                          £excellent negotiable plus relocation package


Our Client is recognised as a leading paper conversation operation, supplying a high profile, blue chip customer base.  With a turnover c£27m p.a., this innovative and well invested site houses complex manufacturing processes producing a diverse product range.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a proven Operations Director to join the site leadership team, contributing towards the delivery of the overall business strategy focused on profit and operational performance improvement and continuous improvement.   The job will also necessitate the engagement with, and contribution towards, Group shareholder driven consolidation and business development initiatives.

Reporting to the CEO, this role will combine Group, strategic and ‘hands on’ responsibility, leading a workforce of over 100 across Production, Engineering, Technical and Quality functions, with a broad remit which will include:


  • Delivery of an operations strategy focused on profitable growth and operational excellence.
  • The delivery of maximum efficiencies and optimum production levels, ensuring repeatability and sustainability.
  • Leading, engaging and inspiring the team to ensure objectives are met, identifying opportunities for further training and development.
  • Identifying opportunities for continuous improvement and cost reduction.
  • Developing strong working relationships with internal and external Stakeholders, suppliers and customers.
  • Operating with the shareholders to develop consolidation and development initiatives across the various production sites.

Candidates will have a proven senior operational/manufacturing background, ideally gained in a paper conversion environment, or other similar high volume, complex packaging/manufacturing environment.

An accomplished leader with a hands-on approach, and excellent communication skills, you will demonstrate energy and enthusiasm achieving success through inspiring teams to engage and contribute.

Excellent career opportunities exist for a high achiever.

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