Managing Director – Lincolnshire


A permanent opportunity has arisen for an experienced and hands on Managing Director to join an established SME that specialises in the manufacturer of plain and printed packaging products. Operating within a niche, the business has developed a strong value proposition supporting a diverse customer base.  Over more than 4 decades, the business has continuously built on its reputation for quality and reliability.

Reporting to Group Investment Director, the Managing Director will oversee, manage, and direct operations of the business. The Managing Director will be responsible for maintaining the profitable trading conditions of the business whilst working to a defined business plan.


  • Ultimate responsibility for the financial, commercial, and operational elements of the business in line with the defined business plan.
  • Maintain continuity and be a champion of the high-performance culture established within the business.
  • Duties will include planning and controlling day to day aspects of running the business as well as key account management, and work closely with the Group Sales Manager to adopt a proactive approach to business development.
  • Ensure that production strategies and processes are in place to meet business objectives and operational needs in terms of price, quality, and delivery targets enabling the company to continue to compete effectively.
  • Responsible for leading all divisions of the company to maintain the quality driven and customer focused culture of the business.
  • Oversee key project work in order to facilitate continuous improvement across all areas of the business.
  • Ensure appropriate policy and procedures are in place to comply with health, safety, environment, and other statutory regulations.


  • Financially literate with strong commercial acumen.
  • Experienced as a Managing Director or similar role.
  • Self-motivated and personable, with excellent organisation and leadership skills.
  • Proven ability to execute business plans, delivering profitable growth and manage all areas of business administration.
  • A critical thinker, with excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • A manufacturing or production background is essential, preference will be given to candidates with a printing, or FMCG background.


  • IT literate.
  • Business degree or equivalent.


  • Competitive

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