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Wickland Westcott
Walker House
1 Walker Street
SK10 1BH
T: +44 (0) 1625 508100

Director Site Operations - West Lothian, Up to £100,000 plus car, bonus and benefits

Reference: 8432 Location: West Lothian

Salary: Up to £100,000

Part of a diversified US-based industrial Group, this company manufactures a range of specialist packaging solutions on behalf of a global customer base.  The business, which is profitable based on sales of approximately £150m, is seeking an experienced and commercially-oriented operations leader to run a strategically-important plant in West Lothian, which is well-invested and currently in growth mode.
Reporting to the VP Global Operations, this role will have responsibility for driving performance at a local level via a workforce of approximately 150 whilst contributing more broadly as a key member of the Divisional leadership team.  The emphasis of the role, which will involve regular interaction with customers, will be on implementing best practice across an established, unionised site with a focus on health and safety, quality, delivery and cost.
Candidates, ideally degree qualified in an engineering or manufacturing-related discipline, will have proven experience gained in a similar site leadership role in a progressive manufacturing environment, preferably employing high speed rotating equipment.  Candidates must have a successful track record of implementing lean operational excellence and continuous improvement programmes based on best-in-class methodologies and experience gained leading cap-ex projects is also highly desirable.  Leadership capability is essential and strong candidates will be able to demonstrate how they have delivered meaningful sustainable change in their current/most recent role.

How to apply

Interested applicants should click on the following link: to submit their CV and cover letter. Tel: 44(0)1625 508100