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Factory Manager

Job Title: Factory Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 17
Contact Name: Sana Kamangar
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Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

Mselect are recruiting for one f the largest international food and beverage companies in the world, they have 450 factories globally across 150 countries employing over 300,000 staff and now they are looking for a Factory Manager to be based in Erbil, Kurdistan.

Main Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize and lead the factory team to achieve the agreed objectives (safety, environment, quality, cost and service). Proactively drive focused improvement.


  • Ensure adherence to all Company principles and policies as well as local laws and regulations. Ensure compliance to health, food safety and regulatory requirements of all products manufactured.


  • Ensure development of factory management team and staff - through performance management, career development, succession planning and coaching. Ensure that this is reflected by other managers within the factory.                             


  •  Collaborate with peer factory managers to share best practices,  Liaise with Market T&P functions, R&D / Applications Groups / BEMs and Supply Chain to drive continuous improvement.                                                                       


  • Ensure smooth operations by effectively managing Employee and Industrial Relations. Build and maintain positive community relations.                                                    


  • Ensure the full implementation of all aspects of NCE - implement TPM on all lines according to a structured and agreed plan by the Business and Technical Manager.       


  • Intermediate experience of the business and contribution of the factory.       


  • Basic knowledge of Engineering, Quality, Costing, Supply Chain.                          


  • Product and Process Mastership including knowledge of materials and suppliers.      


  •  Internal and external best practices in same and other industries, knowledge of R&D pipeline, knowledge of Supply Chain and their initiatives.                                                         


  •  Advanced knowledge of HR policies, procedures and tools including succession planning and employment law.                                                                                         


  • Specific elements to understand: all relevant Nestlé principles; the local community; shared value creation and sustainability projects; Market and Supply Chain; Finance & Cost Management; Quality, SHE and Engineering systems; Regulatory Affairs; Demand and Supply Planning processes; Lean thinking, TPM and NCE methodologies.