General Manager

The Smurfit Kappa Group plc are Europe's leading corrugated packaging company and one of the leading paper-based packaging companies in the world. An industry leader with 46,000 employees globally, 350 production sites around the world, with locations in 23 countries in Europe and 13 countries in the Americas.

People are at the heart of the organisation and we are constantly working towards creating a fully inclusive working environment where people from all backgrounds are free to be themselves and can succeed. Diversity makes sense for us, for our customers and for our future. We value different perspectives, skills and experiences, and welcome applications from all sections of our communities.

Smurfit Kappa Corrugated UK are;

  • A Disability Confident Employer and guarantee an interview to candidates who meet our essential criteria.
  • Open to considering flexible working, such as part-time hours, hybrid working and other flexible options.
  • Happy to offer a wide range of Family Friendly policies including emergency time off for dependants and to provide generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave provisions for our valued colleagues.

We are seeking to recruit a General Manager for our Tannochside business.


In Smurfit Kappa UK the role of General Manager is key to the success of our business. All our General Managers need to be strong leaders, able to articulate their vision of their operation and to take full accountability for all aspects of their site’s business activities; particularly finance, sales, office administration, and operations (including quality and health and safety).  


Success in the role will be judged on the ability to formulate credible strategic plans and then to deliver against them through the site’s resources.  

The General Manager Tannochside will report to the Regional Director, Print Division. 


The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the potential to succeed in a General Management role. Evidence of strong performance in the areas of Operations and/or Sales will be considered as relevant. 
This role will demand considerable energy, resilience and perseverance and in order to succeed strong management skills will be required.  

Salary per month

Status Permanent

Type Full time

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Closing Date for Applications

Location Smurfit Kappa Tannochside
Old Edinburgh Road
Uddingston
Glasgow
G71 6PQ

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