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Site Director

Cookstown, County Tyrone
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
To take accountability for the achievement of all production and business targets across the Karro Foods Cooktown Cluster. This role requires the prioritisation of all activities linking to production, engineering, H&S, technical, supply chain, finance and people. The role will all take full responsibility for developing the Cluster's leadership team through appropriate delegation and coaching. Key responsibilities: To translate the business strategy into a 'living plan' for the Cluster/Site which can be clearly understood and owned by the Site leadership team. To develop and achieve all agreed financial plans and budgets. The identification of improvements to process and plant capable of improving site efficiency. Where appropriate, the considered request and utilisation of capital to achieve auditable goals. To establish coherent governance to maintain control and transparency over all people/ projects/ processes to achieve expected Site performance targets. To include the utilisation and cascading of of KPI's to guide PIPs; The creation and maintenance of a working environment where individuals feel able to continually challenge the status quo, embrace change consistent with the company values and are encouraged to make decisions in driving continuous improvement. To drive the delivery of the highest quality food safety standards throughout the factory to ensure the development of a 'Quality' culture. Ensure standards of hygiene and good housekeeping appropriate to a quality food manufacturer are maintained (GMP) The development and maintenance of a safe working environment ensuring that production areas comply with the standards set out in the SHE Policy (including the environmental objective) and by the Site Health & Safety Manager. To drive the Company's CI/MANEX agenda ensuring the utilisation of standard problem solving techniques and the effective implementation of considered improvements. We are dedicated to rewarding and enriching the careers of the people who work for us. If you are hardworking, willing to get involved and respond well to a challenging and fast-moving environment, then you will find Karro to be a well-matched employer who will support you at every turn and reward your dedication with support, development and long-term career prospects. Skills, qualifications and experience: Of graduate calibre with an appropriate and visible level of competence in critical reasoning 10 years' experience of running a large complex, FMCG operations Experience and/or knowledge in FMCG manufacturing, including exposure to chilled/ambient, major UK retailers, own label development and manufacture, technical mgt (of short shelf life products) and be used to managing complexity Have experience of Lean / 6 Sigma or other CI methodologies The appropriate qualification certification in H&S and Food Hygiene Evidential competence in Performance Management, Planning & prioritising, flexibility and change management, problem solving and decision making, leadership, communicating with impact, strategic thinking, customer awareness and commercial acumen. Benefits include: Competitive salary Car Allowance 25 days holiday per year OR 33 days holiday per year (including public holidays) Competitive contributory pension Life assurance scheme funded by Karro Bonus HealthcareAbout Sofina: Sofina Foods Europe (Sofina Foods Ltd) is one of the leading suppliers of fish, pork and related food products in the UK and Ireland through Young's Seafood and Karro Food Group, and of coated fish products within the EU through Greenland Seafood. One of the largest food industry players headquartered in Yorkshire, it has a turnover of around £1.9bn and employs circa 8,000 people across the UK and Europe. It is owned by Sofina Foods Inc, a privately-held Canadian multinational that globally operates 44 sites and has over 13,000 employees. Ambitious and growing, the company aims to be the most successful food business in the world, mindful of its future impact and with core values of Integrity, Respect and Accountability
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  • Job Reference: 705456736-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Karro Food Group
    Karro Food Group
  • Location: Cookstown, County Tyrone
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent