8 months ago
About the Role
-To lead and deliver the site plans for plant, people and processes, within the context of the overall Manufacturing strategy and aligning the delivery requirements of the GB&I operations.
-To lead area shift teams to deliver optimum use of resources, that ensure the site delivers safety, Quality, productivity, cost, service and objectives in an environment of high morale and engagement.
-Financial Span of Control for area (Site dependant)
-Area revenue expenditure as defined locally including resource and training budget
-Overall responsibility and accountability for specified area which includes full ownership of departmental metrics and overall plan delivery.
-Contribute to the development of the factory strategy to support achievement of the company 20/20 vision.
-Develop and manage area budget with full responsibility for the budget adherence.
-Ensure control of manpower to enable the production plan KPI’s are met.
-Define and deliver a culture of Operational excellence.
-Drive zero loss manufacturing principles consistently across site
-Effectively lead area/site communications (GPTW, Teamtalks, Team briefs)
-Ensure consistent quality standards by applying approved manufacturing and quality procedures.
-Work closely with other Britvic functions and contractors to ensure effective introduction of new products and processes.
-Coach the Engineering team and operation shift teams in the Root Cause analysis methodology to deliver the true 100 year fix.
-Develop and lead the specific areas “Inspiring place to be” plan
-Accountable for safety across the site shift operation, providing appropriate guidance, leadership, accountability and empowerment to your team to create a culture of Safety.
-Effective implementation of quality plans, standard operating procedures to deliver right first time and consumer complaint reduction
-Development and delivery of area capital budget
-Ownership of area planned/preventative maintenance regime
-Create the training and development plan, to build your people’s capability and enable a flexible cost effective working model
-Manage effective employee relations and Union relationships where required
Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:
-Proven operational experience in a FMCG environment or similar high volume automated environment is desirable
-Strong people leadership skills and ability to integrate differing functional demands is essential
-Proven people management skills with ability to flex styles to differing individual needs is essential
-Sound knowledge of manufacturing and HSE process and legislation is desirable
-Computer skills required, SAP essential
-Effective communication skills with the ability to communicate to all levels of the organisation
-Experience of managing significant budgets and material value throughput is highly desirable
-Strong Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles
-Working knowledge of people development, management and employment legislation
-Experience of capital investment project delivery
-Open and authentic in their interactions with your team, matching actions and words, building trust and support with others (Be Open)
-Works collaboratively with immediate and extended teams, building common agendas, aligned objectives and delivery plans (Win Together)
-Demonstrates clear ownership, ambition and pride in the contribution and performance of their teams (Be Proud)
-Creates a clear, stretching target for their team and motivates employees to contribute their best to its achievement (Be Bold)
-Relevant Level 5 Diploma EG - Line Management, Science, Engineering, Manufacturing principles.
-IOSH, NEBOSH, IEMA, HACCP. (Or similar)
At Britvic, we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic, creative and trusted soft drinks company in the world. Britvic is one of Europe’s leading players in the FMCG market providing household favorites like Pepsi, Robinsons, Fruit Shoot, Purdeys and J2O plus a growing portfolio of premium brands combining a strong heritage and innovation across our brands. With a strong position both in the UK and internationally, we’re looking to build on our success with an ambitious growth plan. As our organisation continues to grow, it’s critical that we find new ways to create value for our customers.
We’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees – in fact this is at the heart of our company culture and values, and we welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.