European Manufacturing Director

Are you an experienced leader with a passion for food manufacturing and operational excellence?

 

Are you skilled in managing complex manufacturing operations across multiple sites in Europe?

 

Do you thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment?

 

MacGregor Black is partnering with a Leading FMCG Business on the search for a Multi-Site European FMCG Manufacturing Director. This is a permanent role based in Germany.

 

This is a senior leadership role that will be responsible for overseeing their manufacturing operations in Europe. This requires strong strategic planning skills, exceptional communication, and the ability to lead large teams across multiple sites.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Lead and manage the FMCG manufacturing operations across multiple sites in Europe.
  • Drive the development and implementation of strategies to optimize production and ensure the highest levels of quality and safety.
  • Provide direction, coaching, and support to plant managers to achieve operational objectives and foster a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements and standards, including environmental, health and safety.
  • Develop and monitor budgets, forecasts, and KPIs to measure and report on the performance of the manufacturing operations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including supply chain, quality assurance, engineering, and R&D to ensure alignment of activities and priorities.
  • Drive the implementation of best practices and operational excellence initiatives, promoting innovation and process improvement.
  • Identify and mitigate risks to manufacturing operations, ensuring business continuity and resilience.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of market trends, technology advancements, and competitive landscape to ensure our manufacturing operations are aligned with industry best practices.

 

What are we looking for?

 

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, or related field. An MBA or other relevant post-graduate degree is a plus.
  • 10+ years of experience in FMCG manufacturing, with a proven track record of success in managing multi-site operations.
  • Strong leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to lead and motivate large teams.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a focus on continuous improvement and operational excellence.
  • Deep knowledge of manufacturing processes, technologies, and quality management systems.
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, or other continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Experience with regulatory compliance and safety standards.
  • Ability to travel across Europe as needed.

 

If you are a highly driven and results-oriented leader with a passion for FMCG manufacturing and operational excellence, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

 

Competitive Salary + Benefits.

 

For more information, please contact Jon McNeish for more information.

European Manufacturing Director

 

Are you an experienced leader with a passion for food manufacturing and operational excellence?

 

Are you skilled in managing complex manufacturing operations across multiple sites in Europe?

 

Do you thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment?

 

MacGregor Black is partnering with a Leading FMCG Business on the search for a Multi-Site European FMCG Manufacturing Director. This is a permanent role based in Germany.

 

This is a senior leadership role that will be responsible for overseeing their manufacturing operations in Europe. This requires strong strategic planning skills, exceptional communication, and the ability to lead large teams across multiple sites.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Lead and manage the FMCG manufacturing operations across multiple sites in Europe.
  • Drive the development and implementation of strategies to optimize production and ensure the highest levels of quality and safety.
  • Provide direction, coaching, and support to plant managers to achieve operational objectives and foster a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements and standards, including environmental, health and safety.
  • Develop and monitor budgets, forecasts, and KPIs to measure and report on the performance of the manufacturing operations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including supply chain, quality assurance, engineering, and R&D to ensure alignment of activities and priorities.
  • Drive the implementation of best practices and operational excellence initiatives, promoting innovation and process improvement.
  • Identify and mitigate risks to manufacturing operations, ensuring business continuity and resilience.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of market trends, technology advancements, and competitive landscape to ensure our manufacturing operations are aligned with industry best practices.

 

What are we looking for?

 

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, or related field. An MBA or other relevant post-graduate degree is a plus.
  • 10+ years of experience in FMCG manufacturing, with a proven track record of success in managing multi-site operations.
  • Strong leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to lead and motivate large teams.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a focus on continuous improvement and operational excellence.
  • Deep knowledge of manufacturing processes, technologies, and quality management systems.
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, or other continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Experience with regulatory compliance and safety standards.
  • Ability to travel across Europe as needed.

 

If you are a highly driven and results-oriented leader with a passion for FMCG manufacturing and operational excellence, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

 

Competitive Salary + Benefits.

 

For more information, please contact Jon McNeish for more information.

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