Site Manager Cuijk
Have you always wanted to work where you’re inspired to explore your passions, where your talents are nurtured and cultivated? Working in an environment where you can ensure excellent production standards, to deliver the value in our network and to our consumers? And also to contribute to the successful transition from our factory in Cuijk to our new factory in Haps?
About the Job
We are looking for a talented operational manager, wanting to make a next step in development and have an overall responsibility. You will be part of the Plant Leadership team in delivering the strategic agenda and ensuring the production of specialized nutrition for babies all over the world. Your key challenge is setting priorities and organizing day to day activities, for production, warehousing all related activities. You are end responsible for our site in Cuijk, including the ramp down and decommissioning in about a year from now. After that, there are multiple opportunities for future steps in performance and operations in our new factory in Haps.
You will be driven, self-motivated, ambitious and be able to demonstrate prior effectiveness in a highly-dynamic and challenging environment.
Your main responsibility consists the following activities:
- Prepare, execute and monitor qualitative and quantitative production targets (SQCDME) within the factory in Cuijk
- Align with supporting disciplines on projects, activities and priorities within the factory
- Drive continuous improvement in current activities
- Implement projects and trials
- Lead and manage the people in the Cuijk organization (shiftmanagers, warehouse lead, supporting functions) to deliver outstanding results
- Inform, connect to and align with the people in Cuijk to ensure engagement and motivation
- Prepare, plan and execute the decommissioning of the site, including the handover to the municipality
You have a relevant Master’s degree and at least 8 years of Operations Management experience, preferably in an international environment. You are fluent in Dutch and English.
You will work closely with the different stakeholders in an operational and demanding environment. You can plan, do, check and act and are able to think ahead. Keeping a clear overview for yourself and others on priorities. You are both strategic and pragmatic, eager to learn, connect naturally and communicate productively from operational to directors level.
You are ambitious in taking on this responsibility as a stepping stone for future opportunities.
Dedicated to bringing health through food to as many people as possible, Danone is a leading global food & beverage company building on health-focused and fast-growing categories in three businesses: Essential Dairy & Plant-Based Products, Waters and Specialized Nutrition. Danone aims to inspire healthier and more sustainable eating and drinking practices, in line with its ‘One Planet. One Health’ vision which reflects a strong belief that the health of people and that of the planet are interconnected.
In the Benelux, Danone Specialized Nutrition business operates under the Nutricia brand.
Since 1896, Nutricia has pioneered nutritional solutions that help people live longer, more joyful and healthier lives. Building on more than a century of research and innovation, Nutricia has harnessed the power of life-changing and life-saving nutrition to create a leading specialized nutrition portfolio that can change a health trajectory for life. With its nutritional solutions, Nutricia supports healthy growth and development during the first 1000 days and helps to address some of the world’s biggest health challenges; pre-term birth, faltering growth, food allergy, rare metabolic diseases, age-related conditions and chronic disease, such as frailty, cancer, stroke and early Alzheimer’s disease.
What's in it for you?
Our core values - Humanism, Openness, Proximity and Enthusiasm embody the way we aspire to behave in everything we do. If you are an energetic person who believes in these principles, then Danone is the right company for you! Join our dynamic team and help us make our vision a reality by playing a key role in the performance of Danone and all its brands. competitive salary package makes it all even more interesting. But more importantly – we offer a wide range of opportunities to launch your career within Operations and beyond!
Hit the “apply now” button. You have until the closing date November 29th 2019 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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