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General information

All posting locations: Telford, , United Kingdom

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Department: 06 - 07 - Production Operations

Date Published: 20-Nov-2020

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

About the Position

We have an excellent opportunity available for an experienced Operations manager to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The position lies within the Operations and is in our factory in Telford.

 You’ll be working in a high performing team- alongside peers always trying to reach the next level. You’ll be reporting into Muzna Butt (Site Director)

In brief- you will be responsible to;

  • Initiate and lead manufacturing readiness (operations assessment and manufacturing deliverables)
  • Ensure achievement of targets related to OEE- yield- inventory accuracy.
  • Present to a wide audience on the progress of KPIs
  • Responsible for food safety and product quality as defined by regulatory- Kraft Heinz and local procedures. It is the jobholder’s responsibility to escalate any issues that might compromise food safety
  • Comply with all workplace health and safety regulations and ensure timely closure of agreed corrective actions 
  • Support the manufacturing team through recommendations built on facts and data (analytical thinking)
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to the production team related to; CI and methodologies
  • Investigate and proactively manage opportunities for improved productivity- safety- cost- quality- and waste reduction (Continuous improvement


Hard Skills and Capabilities

Please kindly note that you need to have an UK Working Permit in order to proceed for this position

  • Qualification in operations management (Lean manufacturing/ WCM)
  • Min 5 years manufacturing experience ideally FMCG
  • Proven strong track record of leadership- coaching and performance
  • Ability to prioritize workload
  • Flexible- resilient and committed with a right first-time attitude 
  • Critical thinking

Professional Attributes

  • Confident / Ability to give pushback
    • You’re a go getter- you’re not easily thrown off your game- not even when you get resistance.  
  • Resilience
    • You’re able to bounce back after a disappointment or set back- big or small. And always continue to move onward & upward.
  • Analytical
    • We’re a very data driven company. You know how to translate complex data into a simple solution with your analytical mindset.
  • Result driven
    • You don’t only focus on your own results- but always do what’s best for the company.
  • High pressure
    • You don’t get easily stressed by pressure- on the opposite- a demanding and dynamic environment is what keeps you energized.

What we offer you

  • An ambitious employer; we only want to the best for you;  
  • A fast career track like only few other companies can match;
  • A competitive salary and excellent bonus structure (above market);
  • Permanent contract; for we believe in doing big bets on people;
  • Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea- please let us know and we can set it in action!

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