Head of Manufacturing Optimisation

c£120,000 plus bonus and package
19 Mar 2019
02 Apr 2019
Department Head, Director
FMCG / Retail
Contract Type

Our Client has household brand names across Europe and continues to grow through acquisition. As each deal is completed more factory assets are also acquired. In order to right size the organisation there is the need to focus on the longer term strategic opportunities of transferring production across the network to deliver optimal utilisation and ultimately a cost effective and efficient supply chain operation. Reporting into the Executive Board, the main aspects of the role include:

  • Generate a clear long term strategic optimisation plan for the factory network
  • Operate at all levels of the organisation, identifying short and medium term opportunities and solutions across the supply chain network
  • Build strong relationships with relevant functional leaders to enable effective delivery of the optimisation plans
  • Create the environment to deliver a ‘world class’ operations agenda

Candidates will have FMCG experience in a pan-European environment and well-versed in continuous improvement initiatives, with a track record of delivering change in manufacturing. A high level of personal drive and self-confidence to drive own agenda is crucial. Evidence of working smart to deal with a fast paced changing business environment as well as excellent communication skills are essential. This is a tremendous role for someone who thrives on the ability to make things happen.

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