Operations Manager - Packaging Machinery

An opportunity for an Operations Manager to join a growing packaging machinery company that have created this role due to growth opportunities.

SALARY: £45,000-£50,000 depending on experience

BENEFITS: Pension Scheme 21 Days Holiday Statutory Holidays


COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Ipswich, Cambridge, Bury St Edmunds, Great Yarmouth, Kings Lynn

JOB SPECIFICATION: Operations Manager - Packaging Machinery

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Operations Manager role will require you to oversee the expansion of existing business, increasing efficiency of current operations as well as overseeing the day to day running of the manufacturing operation whilst managing 20 members of staff.

REQUIREMENTS: Operations Manager - Packaging Machinery

Individuals with the highest levels of energy, determination, and tenacity are a must, combined with excellent communication and presentation skills. You must have knowledge of Production, Operations and Health and Safety as well of being of a trustworthy nature and have a proven track record of improving the running of a manufacturing business and be open minded to new ideas. You will be required to oversee the transfer of projects from the sales and technical departments - and deliver machines on time and to budget through design, manufacture and test.

We are interested in receiving applications from career minded individuals who have a proven track record of Operations Management from an engineering or manufacturing company and ideally from a machine assembly background. Any knowledge of Lean Manufacturing or Lean processes would be of particular interest.


My client specialise in the sale of capital machinery into the eCommerce, Food and Home-care sectors, which include patented eCommerce packaging equipment along with case packers, tray packers, shrink wrappers and palletisers. They pride themselves on the level of customer service that they give their clients. After undergoing a strategic business review, they are now looking to strengthen their Management team with high calibre Operations Manager

This role has been created due to current company growth, projected growth plans, and the number of opportunities that have arisen in all market sectors

PROSPECTS: Operations Manager - Packaging Machinery

This Operations Manager role is a Senior Management position that offers significant career and personal growth for the right individual who is looking to work for a company that offer good promotional prospects

You could have previously held one of the following roles: Manufacturing Manager, Production Manager, Operations Manager, Plant Manager, Factory Manager, Engineering Manager

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Ian Peterson quoting Operations Manager - Packaging Machinery reference IP14855 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683319 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.