Plant Manager - Hamilton

Mondelēz International - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Mondelēz International, Inc. empowers people to snack right in over 160 countries around the world. We're leading the future of snacking with iconic brands such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. Our 90,000+ colleagues around the world are key to the success of our business. Great people and great brands. That’s who we are.

Join us on our mission to continue leading the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way. It’s time for you to Make It with Mondelēz International.

As part of Manufacturing, you’ll use your skills, our systems and a wide array of raw materials to help create the delicious finished products our consumers love. While taking ownership in your area of work, you’ll also ensure the safety of yourself and your colleagues while producing our top-quality products reliably and efficiently within our integrated supply chain.

Lead and manage all Conversion and Maintenance processes within the Plant according to Integrated Lean Six Sigma culture in order to achieve required production volume in compliance with quality standards and in accordance with the KPIs, ensuring a strong safety culture and satisfying internal & external customer needs.

Provide input and implement the integrated supply chain strategy and manage the plant to ensure availability of adequate resources (e.g., materials, equipment, employees) to produce the planned and budgeted volume (tons/annum) of products to be delivered on time, and at lowest costs, within the required Mondelez quality and safety standards.

Lead, motivate, and build a team in a collaborative environment, by conveying and driving a compelling vision, focused on a lean six sigma continuously improving culture.

Provide leadership to the team, as well as the Integrated Lean Six Sigma pillar leads to achieve current and future goals in line with the Mondelez Integrated Supply Chain strategy.

Main Responsibilities:
Provide leadership for the successful day-to-day operation of the facility.

Ensure collaboration with other Plant Managers, and provide input into overall Integrated Supply Chain strategy

Work closely with quality personnel to review product consistency while monitoring scrap rates to determine trends and areas of improvement.

Review established production schedules for all manufacturing departments to insure established inventory levels are met while operating at the highest efficiency possible

Initiate, maintain and support a superior safety and housekeeping program, including all timely communication initiatives, and ensure all members of the manufacturing team are aligned and aware of the safety culture and guidelines

Develop, execute and maintain the budget for the manufacturing facility

Drive investment to ensure long-term conversion and usage competitiveness of the plants

Elaborate and/or update an annual conversion and yield roadmap for the plant organization and identify specific projects to satisfy cost reduction targets as per productivity strategies

Execute Mondelez Category growth initiatives and new product launches

Analyze workforce requirements, and ensure Plant operating in the most efficient and cost-effective manner

Encourage and promote operating in an Integrated Lean Six Sigma environment

Remove production constraints; allocate human and equipment resources and direct production employees to attain all established goals

Ensure a 0 waste and 0 loss mindset throughout the facility

Coordinate the relationship with our union workforce and support the negotiation of union contracts as needed

Ensure that all plant functions are working under best possible practices and environment regarding all existing internal and external policies and procedures in respect of Mondelez’s role within the community (i.e., safety regulations, plant security and environmental policies)

Bachelor’s degree is required
Black Belt Certification Preferred
Effective at leading and managing change
At least 8 years of fundamental knowledge and experience within a supply chain environment
Ability to blend people into teams; create strong morale and spirit in his/her work; defines success in terms of the whole team
Trust and empowers team, while holding team and others accountable
Strong communication skills at all levels of the organization
Ability to deliver results through being an inspirational leader

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Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.