Operations Manager - Corrugated Cases

Job Description

A company at the forefront of packaging manufacturing is looking for a natural leader to manage their significant production plant.

The Operations Manager will be responsible for enhancing, controlling, and executing the business and organisational processes and related infrastructure to ensure the smooth, efficient, informed, and compliant operational functioning.

Part of the senior management team, you will implement KPIs in order to achieve productivity, safety, quality, service and financial goals and objectives. You will be expected to communicate these goals and objectives, providing clear direction to supervisors, team leaders and operatives, and make important decisions in high pressure situations. 

Through effective management and support services, the Operations Manager balances meeting customer needs with optimising operational effectiveness.

The role will hold responsibility for the site operations and be responsible for both internal and external projects, driving lean and process improvement initiatives and acting as the main point of contact for day to day issues. Striving for continual improvements in machine productivity and efficiency, you will reduce waste, ensure product quality and exceed customer service levels.
You must have the knowledge and experience within the corrugated cases industry that will allow you to confidently lead & drive continued significant change and growth. Knowledge of foam plastics would also be a distinct advantage.