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Operations Director Snacks & Confectionery

Amcor Group

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Operations Director Snacks & Confectionery

We are currently recruiting our Operations Director for our Snacks & Confectionery (S&C) business unit. He/she will report directly to the VP Operations and will be responsible for plants in the UK, Poland, Czech Republic, Finland, Spain, Germany and Turkey.

The position is responsible for profit (shared accountability), AWC, DIFOTIS and other operational KPIs of the plants within the assigned Business Unit (10 plants, 500m in sales). This includes development and execution of effective operational strategies including Safety, Quality, Continuous Improvement, and overall operational excellence. Position is accountable for successful plant performance, including annual business planning and budget setting, financial performance and planning and organization of production.


He/she will be responsible for achieving the set targets as per the Strategic Plans and annual business plans for all plants in the BU, in the following areas:

  • OHSE targeting zero accidents and effective environmental controls and management.
  • PBIT Responsible for the P&L of the S&C plants, an accountability shared with the Business Unit VP.
  • Other financial goals, including AWC
  • Customer service and quality, measured by DIFOTIS and number of customer complaints.
  • Plant productivity and efficiency, measured by OEE. Matching of capacity to demand through capacity flexing.
  • Cost out projects as per budget requirements through CI and Procurement programs
  • Asset management, including maintenance and repair, CapEx preparation and asset replacement and upgrade
  • Participate in Value Plus discussions and action planning to improve profitability at plant level.
  • As required, develop key customer relationships
  • Contribute to the overall Operations Strategy and strategic planning for AFEMEA
  • Strategic Operational improvement projects including footprint change, plant integration, capacity rationalisation, as required.
  • Talent management within the setting of both the S&C operations and the overall Operations team.
  • Employee engagement and employee relations


Knowledge and Experience


  • Education: Bachelor's Degree In Engineering, Operational Management or Business
  • Previous related experience and track record of success in leadership role in a manufacturing environment essential
  • Successful track record in managing multiple plants in an international setting is preferred
  • Packaging experience preferred
  • Travel 50+%


Key Competencies and Behaviours


  • Customer focus
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Developing direct reports
  • Managing vision and purpose
  • Organizational Awareness


With 55 plants in 18 countries, Amcor Flexibles Europe, Middle East and Africa (AFEMEA), a division of Amcor, is

a market leader and the world's largest supplier of flexible packaging. We deliver innovative packaging solutions and provide enhanced quality products for the food, beverage, pharma, personal care, medical and industrial markets.

Its award winning approach towards sustainability makes AFEMEA the preferred partner for customers looking for responsible packaging solutions.