About the role
We are looking for an experienced Engineering Manager / Site Manager to join our team in Zwijndrecht, NL.
Translates the business unit’s strategic plan into a strategic plan for the site
Follows internal and external developments that are relevant to the business
Discusses and helps establish the direction and associated measures with the site leadership team
Presents the strategic plan to the business unit, defends plans.
Draws up the annual plan (or gives instructions for this to be done) and discusses this with all parties involved
Takes policy decisions in all areas including investments, (re)organisations, safety, the environment, conversion costs, staff matters and quality.
Manages realisation of the annual plan by steering the operating departments and staff
Reports the results of the annual plan to the parent organisation.
Ensures an optimum organisational set-up in conformity with the Kerry model taking the Dutch situation and legislation into account.
Holds discussions and negotiations, writes reports, comments, and correspondence etc. in both Dutch and English
Deals with staff matters in own field of responsibility in conformity with company policy
Provides for the development and education of staff further to developments
Implements HR policy using underlying personnel instruments
Enforces and corrects with regard to compliance with statutory and company requirements and procedures in the field of safety and the environment
Qualifications and skills
Food technology, business administration, engineering or equivalent
5+ years’ experience in a (production) management job in the foodstuffs and / or chemical industry
Knowledge of the relevant legislation and regulations (Occupational Health & Safety, the environment and quality)
Experience in change and project management
Experience with the ERP (SAP) systems : ECC
Experience with MS Office
Excellent written and spoken command of Dutch and English