“Trouw Nutrition doesn’t just sell animal feed components, but scientifically based nutritional products and services.” - Nienke de Groot, strategic marketing manager
- Sloten, Netherlands
- Full time
Do you favor a leadership role within production where you can make the difference? In an international company that has feeding the future as his core value? Then Trouw Nutrition has a very interesting role for you!
What are you going to do?
The Plant Manager is a member of the Management Team and has prime responsibility for the production and technical (maintenance & repair) He or she is responsible for managing all operational / production activities in order to ensure the production process in the most cost effective and efficient way, while meeting all safety & quality standards and requirements and sales commitments.
The Plant Manager manages all production operations within a Plant on multiple shifts, to assure cost effective, timely manufacture of quality products. He or she integrates production operations and processes over multiple shifts, with a focus on establishing short- and mid-term activities directed toward production continuity and balance, such as creating shift schedules, ensuring requisition of materials and equipment maintenance and repair. The Plant Manager coordinates and integrates with other Operations functional areas such as Supply Chain.
As a managerial role, the focus is also on people management: selecting, organizing, training, and motivating the production staff to ensure consistent attainment of production schedules at optimum productivity and cost levels. The level of the Plant Manager role depends on the size and complexity of the production processes, number of FTE managed (direct and indirect).
The Plant Manager reports to the operations manager, manages a (local) team of 30 and will work closely with HSE, Quality, Planning, Logistics & Warehousing to ensure support in attaining output, productivity, and quality in the safest way possible. Besides that, the Plant Manager will also be part of a capex project team.
What we offer
As a Nutreco company, Trouw Nutrition’s purpose is to Feed the Future. In a world with limited natural resources, our ambition is to meet the rising food needs of a growing world population in a sustainable manner. Working for Nutreco means a fantastic position in an international working environment with lots of development opportunities.
What else is in it for you?
We will offer you a fulltime position, 40 hours per week;
Your position is classified in a Nutreco Hay scale;
You will get 30 vacation days, with the possibility to sell or purchase a limit amount of days;
Attractive salary based on skills and experience -paid in 12 monthly payments- plus holiday allowance in May;
The possibility to participate in our wellbeing Fit for the Future program;
Responsibility for your own projects and development opportunities within the company;
The possibility to earn bonuses when you reach your target.
What we ask
You are a well-structured and pro-active person with passion for detail. You are also highly result oriented and work quick and efficient. As a manager, you are a real people manager; you know how to coach and guide your team into the future. Not only in the current day to day business, but also during change projects. Besides that, you know how to manage your stakeholders and level with, and advice, management. Due to the nature of Nutreco, working in an international environment fits you well.
What you bring
You do have a Bachelor degree within preferably a production related field;
You have at least 5 years’ experience in leaderships position;
You have a least 3 years ‘experience in a feed or food production related environment;
Due to the international environment, you are fluent in the Dutch and English language (writing and speaking).
Extra information / Apply direct
Are you the perfect candidate we are looking for? We would like to hear from you! You can express your interest in this role by clicking the button “apply online’’ and we will contact you as soon as possible. For more information regarding this vacancy you can contact Jasper Keijner (Teamlead Recruitment) at +31(0)618536543. In case you do apply, we like to thank you for sharing your ambition with us!
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