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Operations Director

Operations Director
Based Telford, Shropshire
£excellent + benefits
Ref: 03/912

i2r Packaging Solutions, established in 2007, is an ambitious and highly successful global manufacturer of innovative and sustainable aluminium foil packaging.  Part of the Italian Laminazione Sottile Group, i2r’s exponential growth continues and its innovative and entrepreneurial approach has driven its success with many leading food brands, food service channels and Retailers.  With a turnover in excess of £75m p.a, their well invested site in Telford employs c180 people.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Operations Director role will combine strategic and ‘hands on’ responsibility, driving operational strategy to support continued volume growth.  You will drive operational excellence and change management, harnessing the support of the workforce to maximise profitability, improving efficiencies and fostering a customer-focused, quality culture.  Managing functions across Production, Engineering, Health & Safety and Quality, your previous experience of mentoring, coaching and developing teams will be particularly valued where training and development will be key to achieving the company’s substantial potential.   The Operations Director will be a key member of the business leadership team.

With a history of operational management success, candidates will be Degree calibre, with experience of managing culture change and delivering operational improvement programmes in a high volume, fast paced manufacturing environment.

With sound financial and commercial acumen, and well versed in driving Continuous Improvement strategies, you will demonstrate energy and enthusiasm achieving success through inspiring teams to engage and contribute.

All applications and contact from third parties must be made via our retained Consultants – McCourt Newton Ltd.   To apply, please send your CV and current salary details, to mail@mccourtnewton.co.uk quoting ref: 03912.

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