Sanderson Recruitment

Director Operations - Packaging

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Location
Offaly, Co. Offaly
Location type
At the office
Employment type
Full time
Job type
Permanent
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Operations Director -The Operations Director is a critical hire overseeing 270 employees in a busy 24/6 packaging manufacturing environment. You will be accountable for key operational areas, including safety, delivery, service, reliability, quality, & the commercials. This role demands an exceptional leader capable of thriving in a unique cultural environment with an ability to drive change.

Key Focus areas :

  • Safety, Quality, & Service: Ensure that the highest standards are maintained across all operational aspects.
  • Delivery & Reliability: Guarantee timely & efficient delivery while maintaining system reliability.
  • Commercials: Manage cost efficiency & profitability, with P&L oversight for the site.
  • Customer Service: Oversee & enhance customer service operations, ensuring continuous improvement.
  • Planning & Scheduling: Implement effective planning & scheduling practices.
  • Engineering & Maintenance: Supervise engineering functions & preventive maintenance activities.
  • Distribution: Manage & optimise distribution processes.

Main responsibilities :

  • EHS - Provide strategic & directional EHS focus; facilitates & lead EHS discussions.
  • Operational Management: Directly supervise assigned members of the Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality, H&S & Supply Chain functions.
  • Cost Management: Continual challenge, necessitating vigilant commercial oversight.
  • Equipment & Maintenance: Ensure proper maintenance of equipment & building & maintain superior plant housekeeping standards.
  • People: Develop & maintain positive employee & community relations. Ensure compliance with all statutory & regulatory agencies & promote equal opportunity for all.
  • Continuous Improvement: Responsible for introducing & managing CI initiatives like Lean, Kaizen, 6- Sigma.

Education & Experience

  • Hons Degree in business, manufacturing etc
  • Exp. in leading & managing large teams in a complex, highly regulated manufacturing company.
  • Exp. in the packaging industry ideally in highly regulated environs.
  • Strong leadership & communication skills
  • Exp. of training & motivating teams, creating visionary, empowering environment.
  • SAP, Six Sigma or other Lean Manufacturing tools.
  • Change Mgt. problem-solving skills & techniques
  • Attention to Detail: An unwavering focus on detail, in quality & cost management, & operational efficiency.
  • Expert MS Office, Word, Excel, & WMS, ERP & CRM
  • 5 to 10 years of career growth with min of 3 in a plant leadership or GM role.
  • Perfect role for someone passionate about everything they do: Leading, empowering others, H&S, delivery, service, reliability, quality, & profitability

Rewards: A competitive salary & benefits package, including equity options. This position is based 100% on-site.

Important Dates
Posted on
02 July, 2024
Application deadline
30 July, 2024
Start date
01 August, 2024

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