Advancing People are recruiting for a leading bespoke printed cardboard box manufacturer based in Northamptonshire. Due to their year on year continued success they are seeking an Operations Manager. Working closely with the UK Managing Director this role will involve the management of their day to day operations. Our client has a wide portfolio of high-profile customers throughout the UK and Europe.
Our client is looking for a candidate with has previous operational experience within the packaging sector, this role will offer scope for the right candidate to become involved in every aspect of their business.
*Sales - Dealing with the costing, quoting and meeting with customers in the UK & Europe. Developing key customer relationships alongside the sales team
*Overseeing the daily communication with the production facility.
*Financial - overseeing the monthly accounts alongside the company accountant. Monitoring of sales, purchases and profit margin.
*Management reporting to the Parent Company
*Attending Trade Shows - Currently the company attends 4-5 trade shows in Europe.
*Foreign Travel - Travel to trade shows in Europe - driving abroad will be essential. There will also be Sales Meetings twice yearly at the USA Head office
Key competencies & experience
*Proven Operations management experience, ideally gained within box/packaging manufacturing
*Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
*Highly motivated and target driven, with a positive attitude & tenacity
*A professional, confident and friendly personality
*Ability and willingness to travel within the UK and abroad
*Good presentation skills
*Well organised and thorough with good attention to detail, even under pressure
*Full UK Driving Licence.
In return our client is offering a basic salary of £40,000 (negotiable for the right candidate) + Business Mileage + Enrolment in Companies Pension Scheme
Apply Now in complete confidence for the opportunity to meet with my client or contact Lesley Fulton at Advancing People directly for more information.
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