Job Title: Operations Director

Salary: Negotiable / Commensurate with experience

Location: South West England

Reference: J3427

Contact: George Thompson

Telephone: 0141 647 6688

Categories: Print, South West, Director Level


Our Client is a leading and award-winning printing company who are looking to appoint a highly experienced Operations Director.

This is a rarely available opportunity for a target-driven high calibre Operations Director to join the Board and be part of a senior management team and contributing to the development and implementation of the future strategy for this successful business.

They are looking for a Strategic Thinker who will formulate and implement manufacturing programmes that improve their competitive position and profitability, and who will make a valuable contribution to wider board discussions.

You will manage and coordinate print production from within a state of the art factory adopting best practices and initiating processes and new IT Technologies that minimise costs through effective utilisation of manpower, equipment, facilities and materials. 

A strong commercial acumen and financial understanding will be essential.

The role of Operations Director will aim to maintain the highest level of customer satisfaction while maximising efficiency.

Managing a large team of manufacturing staff will be a key part of this role, and therefore they are looking for someone who can command authority and gain respect from colleagues.

Successful candidates will be highly ambitious, exhibit a confident ability to manage change, and have a hunger to play a broad part in our Client’s long-term success.

Candidates must come from, and show, a real passion for the industry, and be able to impress with their knowledge of relevant technologies.

The client is specifically looking for candidates with a strong IT background i.e. MIS, Workflow, Prepress, Web2Print etc. software expertise.

Applicants must have:

  • Experience of working at Senior; Operational Director level
  • A high level  understanding of financial management; P&L and Budget Setting.
  • Strong Print IT background
  • Strategy formulation and implementation skills
  • First Class skills when leading, coaching, and mentoring teams.
  • Superb communication skills and experience of dealing with people at all levels

An excellent rewards package commensurate with contribution.

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