Project Optimization Manager
Are you ready to work with a leading food company that stands for international success? Do you want to be the connecting element between innovation and production?
About the Job
As our new Sourcing & Projects Project Optimization Manager (S&P POM), you will be responsible for Industrial Trial management, translating innovation into products and packaging we can make at our plant in Rotselaar. You will schedule, organize and optimize all industrial tests and new product start-ups according to factory capability. For this, you will act as the plant’s Single Point Of Contact for Operations, R&D & Quality, essentially being their eyes and ears on site, providing technical expertise about industrial feasibility for innovation, renovation, productivity and sourcing. In short: assessing the resources needed at factory level and the planning for the projects themselves.
Based on this, you will propose and support recommendations that lead to the right match between the Raws and Packs (R&P) specifications on the one hand, and the industrial capability on the other. Hence, you become the owner of the plant’s compliance to standards & specifications, being accountable for consolidating & updating the factory’s capabilities as well as the factory’s catalogue (R&Ps, finished products, process & technology) and its optimization.
- Contribute within the local project portfolio review steering committee
- Have main Interfaces with R&D, Operations, Quality & Procurement
- Interact directly with plant team (maintenance, production, quality, supply…)
Besides a Master’s degree in Food Engineering you bring several years of experience in a factory or in R&D. You are a well versed in project management and organizationally sensitive – you’ve worked in matrix organizations and with multiple stakeholders before. You are autonomous but highly capable of getting people “on board” and you know how to convince them.
- Are a strong team player and cross functional contributor with highly developed communication- and interpersonal skills
- Bring resilience, determination and flexibility from your passion for excellence. You drive change but are also open for change that others may bring
- Are Fluent in English and Dutch. (French is a benefit)
Danone’s mission is bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices. Healthy food needs a healthy planet, and this is what our new signature One Planet One Health embodies. Click here to discover more about Danone in the Benelux.
At Danone we offer a complete package of benefits, with a competitive primary salary and yearly bonus, but also benefits like a premium free pension, 30 days annual leave, insurances and many more.
But more importantly – this is a unique opportunity to bring a lot of value into Danone were future possibilities are discussed based on your personal development needs.
Hit the “apply now” button. You have until the closing date March 22nd 2020 to apply. To comply with GDPR regulations, we cannot process your personal data without given consent. Therefore, we strongly recommend applying directly via our careers website.
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