Die Cut Manager, Corrugated Packaging
Our Northamptonshire based client is the UK's leading independent manufacturer of packaging products. They have earned a deserved reputation for the quality of both their products and service. They have achieved this by continually investing in cutting edge technology within their production facility and, importantly, having a well-trained and motivated workforce. The Management Team is central to this success.
The successful Die Cut Manager will be required to take responsibility is to manage a department of two flatbed die cutters with inline flexographic printers and a 4 colour rotary die cutter. You will meet customer requirements through maximizing efficiencies, set times, downtimes and training, whilst maintaining excellent quality, safety and housekeeping standards.
*Comply with all health and safety requirements.
*Lead & Manage acceptable housekeeping standards.
*Ensure a clean and safe working environment for all employees.
*Coach and instruct operators to maximise efficiencies.
*Assist in recruitment of personnel and carryout trial periods.
*Ensure team members are developing and meeting the needs of the business.
*Ensure machine operators operate machinery to maximise the machines capabilities.
*Produce work of a high standard and to agreed specifications.
*Maintain a good working relationship with colleagues.
*Identification and reporting of issues to Engineers and assisting to resolve.
*Ensure all operators receive full training and development.
*Keep waste down to or below target levels.
*Ensure best practise between crews and other sites.
*Ensure all housekeeping standards are maintained through the use of the 5's program and hygiene standards for the sites accreditations.
*Ensure operators undertake preventative maintenance tasks.
*Carry out all associated admin including orders, agreeing lead times, complaints, new enquiries, stock control, forecasting.
*Establish and maintain solid working relationships with Customers by understanding their needs.
*Proactively inform Customers on shorts and non-deliveries.
*Liaise with internal stakeholders such as Planning, Production, Logistics, Graphics, Structural, Estimating, Technical & Management.
*Monitoring stock levels for Customers.
Our client is ideally looking for strong applicants with the following experience and attributes:
*Corrugated packaging industry background with a minimum of 10 years' experience.
*Experience of managing teams of up to 40 staff.
*Able to display the ability to coach and develop staff.
*Excellent knowledge of rotary and flatbed die cutting machinery and flexographic printing.
*Ability to instruct others in the use of machinery to gain high degrees of efficiency.
*Ideally qualifications in Health & Safety, Hygiene Standards but not essential.
*Qualifications in Lean, Continuous Improvement and Project Management would be an advantage.
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