· Ensure the technological development and standardization of projects, operations, and processes of the manufacturing site;
· Guarantee the achievement of production, quality and goals established by the company's management;
· Support investigations of causes of non-compliance and customer complaints detected in the product or process;
· Ensure low material loss rates and minimize the cost of purchasing through process development, optimization of negotiation in the commercial conditions and qualification of suppliers;
· Practice and contribute to the dissemination of the policies of Quality and Health, Food Safety, Environment and Work Safety;
· Manage the people inherent to the Production areas;
· Maintain compliance with local and / or federal food safety regulations and Food Safety certifier.
· Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, preferably Food, Chemistry, Production, Mechanics;
· Experience in team leadership, working in the industry, preferably Food, Process and procedures, continuous improvement, Capex and Projects
· Fluent English;;
· Intermediate Microsoft Excel skill level;
· Ensure a safe, healthy and positive environment, lead by example;
· Ownership of the complete area performance: Production, Quality and Maintenance of part of the site besides budget and strategic initiatives;
· Optimize Lead a team of multiskilled coordinators and focus on performance and improvements;
· Support the goals of the Plant/Site Manager;
· Solid knowledge in regulatory standards, good manufacturing practices, HACCP and Food Safety Certification Standard.
· Ability to work with all organizational levels, and to influence actions and negotiate outcomes.
· Manage stakeholder relationships and execute regional and corporate projects including legal compliance and risk management.
· Develop skills and talents of the team through performance and development management.
KEY SUPPORTING COMPETENCIES:
· Proactive, creative, and independent with an extreme attention to detail;
· Strong management, leadership and organizational skills;
· Collaborative team player able to integrate with a diverse team;
· Diligent work ethic with a desire to expand skill set while consistently learning;
· Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, meet deadlines;
· Motivating Others;
· Process Management;
· Communication skills - ability to guide, persuade and influence others through effective communication and diplomacy.