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EU Manufacturing Director

Ecotone UK


Posted over 30 days ago...

Join Ecotone in Revolutionizing the Food Industry as an EU Manufacturing Director


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Amsterdam, Netherlands

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In-person- Amsterdam Netherlands

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary - Ecotone stands at the forefront of sustainable food production, dedicated to promoting food biodiversity and making a significant positive impact on our planet. Our diverse and resilient team is integral to our mission, and we seek individuals eager to contribute to a meaningful cause, regardless of their background.

  • Lead manufacturing operations across 9 factories to achieve world-class performance.
  • Implement continuous improvement strategies and govern adherence to manufacturing standards.
  • Drive technological and cultural shifts within a complex, multinational manufacturing environment.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to integrate a deep manufacturing culture within Ecotone.
  • 20 years of experience in the FMCG sector, with a focus on Food & Beverage.
  • Expert in world-class manufacturing, TPM/Lean methodologies, and managing diverse European locations.
  • Proven success in value engineering, cost performance, restructuring, maintenance system upgrades, quality improvements, and safety framework advancements.

Application Process Details

  • Apply if you're results-driven, prioritize long-term strategies, engage others with trust and energy, and are passionate about contributing to food biodiversity.
  • Submit your application through our job platform.

The organisation - Ecotone Ecotone is a company that values diversity and resilience, drawing inspiration from the natural world in everything we do. Our mission is to enrich lives and make a positive difference by championing food for biodiversity. We are looking for people from any background who are inspired and motivated by the wish to make things better.

The role - EU Manufacturing Director As our EU Manufacturing Director, you will take a systematic and continuous improvement approach to drive our manufacturing performance to world class levels for our 9 factories. You will provide leadership, expertise and support toward excellence in manufacturing management for all Ecotone’s sites ensuring a rigorous governance, adherence to agreed standards, providing trainings and developing solutions and programs to improve manufacturing performances. The role requires working within a complex manufacturing network both at plant level, as technologies differs significantly, and culturally as the sites are spread all over Europe. It involves influencing a cultural change as well as a technological upgrade and make it all sustainable. You will liase with the Chief Supply Chain Officer, the Operations Directors and the Board to secure consistent results and the development of a deeper manufacturing culture within the whole organization.

Job requirements You should have a total experience of 20 years in the FMCG industry, preferably in Food & Beverage. You should have manufacturing knowledge in world class manufacturing plants and experience in TPM/Lean manufacturing implementations in multiple locations. You should have managed multiple/ remote locations within Europe with low-medium-high manufacturing maturity environments. You should have a track record of Value engineering, cost performance and restructuring strategies. Previous experience in upgrading maintenance systems, strong knowledge in improving product Quality systems and experience in driving and upgrading safety frameworks is required.

Benefits Travel Requirements : 50% - only in Europe.

Application details If you are results driven, focusing on critical priorities that fit with long term strategies, engaging others with trust & energy, and if you want to contribute to make food for Biodiversity, apply directly on our job platform!


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