We are looking for a "HEAD OF OPERATIONS” for one of our global client which is one of the world leader in the development and production of packaging solutions in Kocaeli with the following requirements;
- Bachelor/Master or Diploma degree with clear affinity to operations
- Minimum of 10 years’ experience as Head of Operations in an international manufacturing company, preferably in plastic packaging
- Deep understanding of cost calculation and performance metrics
- Professionalism and dedication to excellence in customer care
- Proven track of leadership experience and ability to train and develop the operations team
- Advanced MS Office skills
- Ability to work independently, to tight deadlines and proactive in solving problems
- Proficiency in English and other language skills are of advantage
The Head of Operations is responsible for direction, strategy, planning and execution for company’s manufacturing operations. With entrepreneurial actions the job holder secures the future of all plants with optimization and continuous improvement. The Head of Operations is responsible for all topics concerning operations, task force, training, product development, plant engineering, quality, logistics and OPEX.
Direct report to Regional Business Unit Director
In charge of the overall operational performance of the production plant in Turkey. The job holder is responsible for the following departments:
Directs all production facilities regarding the production of high quality products by establishing production planning systems; maintaining good manufacturing practices; enforcing quality standards; improving products and processes.
Builds, develops and manages operations leadership team capable of carrying out needed operations strategies and improving employee relations.
Provides leadership for problem resolution to facilitate faster improvements and improved working relationships.
Defines and aligns on an operational strategy’s and targets for all relevant plants within the management team and guarantee the implementation.
Achieves financial objectives by establishing objectives; developing budgets; controlling costs; maximizing use of assets.
Assures an equitable balance of resource (people, customer orders, investment, etc.) application is made within all facilities that meets customer and the company needs.
Provides sales all relevant information for quoting new business, tenders and real product costing analysis.
Directs implementation and execution of manufacturing policies and practices throughout the organizations
Complies with legal requirements by enforcing company policies and procedures, and regulatory requirements.
Develops and maintains relationships at technical level with customers, work out technical concepts to meet customer requirements and develop robust root cause and problem solving plan if required.
Directs implementation of QM system and Quality requirements are sustainable established.
Works out technical concepts together with Corporate based on customer specification and install equipment according to business award.
Works with suppliers to finally satisfy demands for new products, processes or technical differentiation.