Job Vacancy – Managing Director – The Boxshop
18 Sep 2017
Job Vacancy – Managing Director
The Boxshop – East Kilbride
Opportunity to shape the future of a fast moving business
Significant autonomy with full P&L responsibility
About The Boxshop
The Boxshop Limited is Scotland’s largest independent manufacturer of corrugated cardboard boxes
Based in East Kilbride with additional warehousing and distribution centres in the Aberdeen area, the company has grown from a small innovative start-up in 1986 to a £16million+ business employing over 100 staff.
The business was recently acquired by the Logson Group which operates across the UK as the parent brand to Board24, Boxes and Packaging, Case24, Jardin Corrugated Cases and Boxshop.
Logson brings together a unique mix of companies offering a full range of corrugated packaging.
Collectively the Group employs over 950 people and turns over £200million annually.
Due to The Boxshop’s recent acquisition, the previous owners will be exiting the business over the coming months which has resulted in this exciting and challenging opportunity
To ensure the continued success of The Boxshop, the parent company are looking to appoint a new Managing Director, someone who will work hand in hand with the senior management team to drive the business forward into its next phase of growth
The MD has full P&L and budget responsibility, will set the strategy for the business in conjunction with the Group CEO and will lead the sales, manufacturing and service functions
The Successful Applicant
While a strong educational background is desirable, an individual’s experience, track record and cultural fit is more relevant on this occasion
Experience of working and leading in a busy multi-functional sales, manufacturing and service environment (not mutually inclusive or exclusive)
Significant experience of financial management and budget control
Experience of developing effective Strategic / Business Plans
A strategic thinker, logical in their approach with an analytical mind and who thrives in a hands-on environment
Having experience of working within a Group structure and of reporting to a Group Board would be desirable
What’s on Offer
Basic salary to reflect the seniority of the position
Bonus (commensurate with the success of The Boxshop)
Executive level car
Health care (self and family)
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