Production Manager Packaging

With your strong managerial skills you will add significant value to Royal Grolsch!

How? As the Production Manager Packaging at Royal Grolsch!
Why? Because you know how to combine your strong people management skills with your experience in managing productivity of a production facility.
Where? At our Brewery in Enschede.
With whom? With the packaging department (team leaders and support functions) and your senior management colleagues of Integrated Supply.

As the Production Manager Packaging...
... you are leading the Packaging Department of Royal Grolsch. Your goal? To ensure that the 115 people that are responsible for packing our beautiful beers and our installations, processes and systems meet quality  requirements and reach the packaging output in the most effective and efficient way. How? By developing, implementing and executing an effective production strategy based on LEAN and the Asahi Way of Working values. With your focus on continuous improvement, change management and leadership you will strive for optimal performance. As the Production Manager Packaging you will report to the Technical Director and be part of the Integrated Supply Management Team.

Your key responsibilities are:

  • Directly managing a team of packaging team leaders, a packaging performance manager and a shopfloor control manager, indirectly managing a team of 100+ operators and shopfloor control specialists and administrators;
  • Managing change processes and ensure that the Packaging department is working in line with this method;
  • You are part of the ISCH Leadership Team and will be translating and implementing the (technical) strategy of Royal Grolsch within the Packaging department;
  • Implementing sustainability initiatives within Packaging;
  • Managing health and safety risks;
  • Ensuring departments focus on continuous improvement of packaging processes;
  •  You are backfill for the Technical Director.

We are looking for a seasoned operational manager who is capable of bringing change in our Packaging department!
You are a team player and a strong people manager with the right leadership skills to give direction to the team. You have a strong character, find your way easily in a commercial organization and are able to put your vision on managing packaging productivity into practice. This means that you convince both management and your team in getting them moving. With your good communication skills, you know how to motivate and inspire people. By initiating the right change, you contribute constructively to a winning team within our organization!

What else will we find on your resume?

  • You have completed an university degree in a relevant field, for example Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Food Technology or another equivalent Technical MSc. degree;
  • At least 10 years of relevant working experience within production and technical related processes in FMCG;
  • 7+ years of experience with leading a production facility, packaging experience would be preferred;
  • You have experience with working in an international and commercial environment;
  • Excellent command of English, Dutch would be preferred.

 An offer you can't refuse
Working for Royal Grolsch means contributing, together with your colleagues, to the improvement, renewal and growth of our organization and the satisfaction of our (internal) customers. We like outspoken colleagues with concrete plans who take responsibility and have their own ideas. We stimulate independence and encourage talent. We believe that the best beer is made with the efforts from the best people!

In return, we are happy to make you an offer you can't say no to:

  • Do you think it's important to be able to keep developing yourself? So do we! That's why we pay attention to your performance, growth opportunities and personal development.
  • Our famous "house beer arrangement". Every month you can take home 3 crates of beer from our rich assortment!

Did you know that Royal Grolsch

  • Is an equal opportunity employer? Grolsch is a place where everybody can grow! We don’t just accept difference, we support it, by having diversity and inclusion as one of our strategic topics and thrive on it for the benefits of our employees and business!
  • Has a history dating back to 1615, making us one of the oldest companies in the Netherlands?
  • Exclusively brews beer and has grown into one of the strongest A-brands in the Netherlands?
  • Has been allowed to call itself 'Royal' since 1995?
  • Has 750 colleagues in the Netherlands at de Klok Dranken and Royal Grolsch?
  • Is part of Asahi Europe & International; active on 5 continents, 90 markets and more than 10.000
  • employees?

Is this job opening really for you?
Do not wait any longer and send your resume and cover letter and maybe we will meet soon! Please apply earlier this posting may be withdrawn earlier if a large number of applications is received.

Please send your application to Daniek Marcus, Talent Acquisition Specialist Grolsch.

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