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Site Operations Manager

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Date: 17-Feb-2019

Location: Dublin, IE

Company: Britvic

About the Role:

We are looking for a Site Operations Manager or Manufacturing Manager for our factory based in Kylemore, Dublin.

To devise and implement site delivery plans for plant, people and processes, within the context of the overall Manufacturing strategy and aligning the delivery requirements of the Supply Chain Development, Demand and Supply Planning, and Network Execution departments.

To lead the multi-functional site team to deliver optimum use of resources, that ensure the site delivers productivity, quality, cost, service and safety objectives in an environment of high morale and engagement.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

•Substantial operational experience in a manufacturing or fast moving consumer goods environment (or a similar high volume automated environment) is essential

•Strong people leadership skills and ability to integrate differing functional demands is essential

•Strong people management skills with ability to flex styles to differing individual and environmental needs is essential

•Experience of managing significant budgets and material value throughput is highly desirable

•Sound knowledge of manufacturing and HSE process and legislation is essential

•Sound knowledge of HR policies and procedures is desirable

Key Responsibilities:

•Contribute to the development of the Manufacturing vision and the strategic plan to support achievement

•Devise and agree site delivery plans with key stakeholders for Continuous Improvement, Reliability, Quality, Safety, Innovation, Engineering, Capital, Resourcing, and People

•Manage fulfilment of delivery plans ensuring resources are appropriately deployed to meet key operational requirements of


•Create a safety first culture by establishing a safe working environment, safe working practices and safety conscious behaviours amongst all employees.

•Management of external safety relationships with government authorities, customers and other interested stakeholders as Senior Manager of site

•Accountable for safety across total site; providing appropriate guidance, leadership and integration of the drive sites management team responsible for safety in the warehouse with direct responsibilities for safety in the factory

•Effective implementation of quality plans, standard operating procedures to deliver right first time and consumer complaint reduction

•Deliver continuous improvement in site costs to reduce unit cost


•Fulfilment of line performance / reliability expectations against the planned yield rates supporting product availability to service delivery

•Provide suitable environment, training, development and culture to build people capability

•Build technical and functional skills within the site effectively utilising programmes and materials from the Continuous Improvement function

•Embed Company Purpose, Vision, Values and Behaviours within the site aligned to driving a 'one Britvic' way of operating where all employees play in position but understand the total goal of the organisation

•Manage effective employee relations and Union relationships

Britvic is the name behind iconic and market-leading brands such as Club, Miwadi, Robinsons, Pepsi, Fruit Shoot and Ballygowan– and we are on a journey to become the most dynamic, creative and trusted soft drinks company in the world. To get there we need to be continually sharpening our competitive edge, maximising value through creative, effective, strategic, passionate and professional Operational teams.

Britvic is a very exciting and supportive place to be, with award winning brands, a clear vision, personal development and an open and honest culture.

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