Operations Manager (Plant Mgr/GM potential)

Louth , Lincolnshire
Posted 2 months ago

£Attractive Negotiable + car +bonus + relocation Louth, Lincolnshire

A rare opportunity for an ambitious, senior Operations Manager has arisen at one of DS Smith’s Packaging flag-ship sites, in Louth.  This FTSE 100 international packaging group offers a caring, energetic and challenging culture together with excellent, fast track opportunities for on-going personal and professional development.

The 24/7, Louth site manufactures a range of printed, corrugated packaging for a prestigious blue-chip customer base. The site employs 240 people and has attracted recent £multi-million investment It is now entering an exciting stage of development which will result in increased productivity, higher added value and further growth opportunities.

Reporting to the Managing Director and forming part of the senior site leadership team, you will assume full management responsibility for the Operations team including Manufacturing, Engineering, CI, Logistics and Health & Safety. Your challenge will be to lead and continue to develop a highly skilled workforce and a customer focused, continuous improvement culture with a commitment to driving manufacturing excellence in all operational areas, specifically health and safety, quality and productivity.

We are looking for a dynamic, commercially astute manufacturing professional with the tenacity and vision to deliver significant improvements through the utilisation of leading-edge manufacturing tools and techniques.  Key to your success will be the ability to harness the support of a high calibre workforce, developing a culture which encourages development, high performance and team working.

Graduate calibre, you will have demonstrable ability to improve productivity within an advanced, team based, continuous improvement manufacturing culture. Your sound operational experience will have been gained in a fast turnaround, high volume, customer focussed, manufacturing/engineering environment e.g. food, packaging, FMCG.  You will be an outstanding communicator and presenter capable of providing strong and highly visible leadership to an enthusiastic and highly committed team.

The role offers genuine development opportunities within this highly respected group and will attract candidates looking for significant career progression to Plant/General Manager within 12-24 months.

All applications and contact from third parties must be made via our retained consultants – McCourt Newton. To apply please send your CV with current salary details to mail@mccourtnewton.co.uk quoting Ref: 02804 or telephone 01132872855 for a confidential discussion.  Applicants must hold a working visa for the UK. Due to high volumes of response, it is with regret that we are unable to acknowledge individual applications. If you have not been invited for interview within 14 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.  ‘May we take the opportunity to refer you to our Privacy Policy which can be found on our website https://www.mccourtnewton.co.uk/privacy-policy/

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Job CategoryHead of Site Operations, Operations, Operations Manager, Plant Manager

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