Consumers everywhere are increasingly conscious of the quality of the food they eat. Puratos develops, produces and distributes a unique range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers who demand the very highest quality.
Founded in Belgium in 1919, Puratos is growing rapidly with over 7600 employees in 69 countries, with a consolidated turnover of over €1,6 billion last year. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This, coupled with our commitment to our communities, is what makes working at Puratos so magical.
The production manager is responsible for the whole production process in his department (Belgaarde - Fruit Fillings). He leads the production to obtain an optimal customer satisfaction and a minimum of production costs. He is also responsible for the implementation of the safety and environment policy.
Responsabilities and Key Tasks :
- Weekly planning of production and employees
- Production administration (SAP/MES)
- Implementation of GMP, HACCP/TACCP/VACCP, BRC and 5S
- Follow up on technical issues
- Budget and targets for production
- Management of your teams (4 shifts)
- Participating in the recruitment process of new employees
- Working with other departments (R&D, Quality, Engineering, …)
- Reporting on results
- Weekly and monthly meetings (with teamleaders, operators, …)
- Minimum 5 years production experience in the food industry
- Management skills
- Decisive and stress resistant
- Experience with KPI’s and efficiency measurement
- Knowledge of World Class Manufacturing and 5S methodology
- Experience with a complex production process environment
- Background in safety is a plus
Puratos values diversity. We're also interested in more senior profiles. 45+ are also more than welcome to apply for this position.
Puratos provides a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment that encourages staff to take initiatives and suggest ideas that will contribute to the success of the company. Of course Puratos offers a competitive salary package but even more, offers you a position that you can further develop and shape.