Head of Operations and Engineering

Ancona Permanent
  • Multi plant operations in F&B industry
  • Leading role in a complex manufacturing environment

About Our Client

Our client is an Italian manufacturing company leading in the food and beverage industry.

Job Description

  • Lead the production plants, also supervising HSE issues in compliance with the Group requested standards cooperating with the RSPP;
  • Coordinate engineering and industrialisation processes;
  • Supervise internal warehouse and shipping logistics area;
  • Work closely with other teams, such as Quality, R&D, Sales, Purchasing, HR, Finance;
  • Coordinate CAPEX requirement, together with Finance team and in line with Group budget objectives;
  • Supervise all the production processes in order to be prepared to meet the business requirements, also avoiding and eventually handling non compliance;
  • Deploy best practices optimising processes in terms of efficiency and be able to maintain high level of motivation in the operations department;
  • Manage and coordinate strategic preventive and predictive maintenance programs.

The Successful Applicant

  • Degree in Engineering or equivalent culture; MBA or advanced degree is desirable;
  • Proven experience in the food & beverage sector gained in top management roles in operations or production; multi-plant management will be considered a plus;
  • Previous strong experience within industrial manufacturing organisation with solid operations background; Lean and Smed fields experiences in general of process optimisation are welcome.
  • Excellent knowledge and use of software applications and office packages;
  • Proven leadership skills, pro-activity and authority, acquired in the consolidation of managerial roles;
  • Deep knowledge of industrial manufacturing issues with consolidated expertise in planning and logistics matters;
  • Analytic and organisational skills, result oriented, problem solving and enthusiasm;
  • Strong ability in working relationships (colleagues, clients and suppliers);
  • Attitude to operate in entrepreneurial contexts with a good level of autonomy and precision;
  • Goal oriented, high achiever and strong analytic skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, influencing and verbal reasoning skills;
  • Fluency in English and Italian is required.

What's on Offer

Great career chance.

Contact
Katiuscia Cardinali
Quote job ref
JN-072022-5685976

Job summary

Function
Engineering & Manufacturing
Subsector
Engineering & Manufacturing Subsector
Industry
Consumer
Location
Ancona
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Katiuscia Cardinali
Job reference
JN-072022-5685976

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