Operations Director – Food Manufacturing
Client Description:

Our client is a multinational supplier of value-added chicken products for export markets.

Job Description:

  • This is an incredible opportunity for an experienced, senior Food Production professional to open a new Chicken Processing facility in Thailand. As Operation Director you will successfully lead over 300 staff in year 1 and doubling the workforce in year 2 as the facility goes into 24/7 production, overseeing Production, Engineering, Quality Control and Warehouse operations and be supported by 2 General Managers (Production & Engineering). Take overall responsibility for Production, Engineering, QC, Hygiene, Storage.
  • Responsible for Operations budgets, provide regular forecasts, control the spend and secure coverage through service contracts.
  • Review financial information and adjust operational budget to promote profitability.
  • Develop and implement strategic plans to increase efficiency and effectiveness within a business, organization.
  • Develop the company standard to international standard practice e.g. GMP, HACCP, BRC and other standard practices required.
  • Work with executives on budgeting, forecasting and resource allocation programs.
  • Ensuring smooth operation, safety and environment, employee morale and high productivity.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 15 years of plant management or relevant experience in food manufacturing.
  • Exposure to the food industry would be highly desirable.
  • Demonstrate financial acumen including planning and cost control capabilities and proven experience of managing projects to budget.
  • Solid experience in Manufacturing, Operation Management, proven track record to drive for change and deliver result.
  • A demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally within the group to drive business growth.
  • Ability to work in a challenging, fast paced, results-oriented environment under minimal supervision.
  • Strong leadership skill and team work
  • Fluency (spoken and written) in English is necessary.

Company Benefits:

  • Highly Competitive Salary Company Car & Driver Medical Insurance Provident Fund Annual Bonus

Level: Middle

Industry: PR/ Marketing

Operations Director – Food Manufacturing

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