Great career opportunity within complex manufacturing in an international company
As Plant Manager at Lantmännen Unibake you will have the full responsibility for the Management of the Plant in Holstebro, where frozen bread is produced for private labels and the Lantmännen Unibake brand, Hatting. As Plant Manager, you will be fully accountable for plant safety, food safety, quality, costs, and operating plan. With direct report to the Operations Director, you will become a part of a Cluster DK/GE Operations Management Team consisting of 7 plants in total.
Your main areas of responsibility are besides the plant management to be in charge of assuring alignment with the business strategies, processes, and programs to ensure compliance with company and regulatory requirements. The requirements is related to employee safety, food safety, environmental and human resource compliance and to implement the Unibake Operations Excellence program. Last but not least, you will have direct management of five managers and indirect management of 170 employees in total.
Your qualifications are strong within management of complex production processes and management of managers. You come from a similar job, where you have had full P/L responsibility. It is necessary that you have a good technical understanding and furthermore you are very experienced in implementing Operations Excellence principles (based on Lean thinking). Besides, you are proficient in Danish and English both orally and in writing.
You have a Master’s Degree within the technical area combined with management experience. Alternatively, you have several years of experience within production and people management and have along the way gained theoretical qualifications through further education like e.g. Diploma in Business Administration (HD) or MBA.
You are a person with a lot of drive and inspirational behavior. You succeed to manage, develop, and motivate your team through coaching. Furthermore, you have an analytical mindset that enables you to work systematically with problem solving (e.g. 8D problem solving, A3 or DMAIC) and to identify and initiate optimization and development projects. You will over time become a role model in our Guiding Stars of Leadership and the company values: Openness, Holistic View, and Drive.
Lantmännen Unibake offers a unique possibility to get the full responsibility for an important unit in the Lantmännen Unibake group, which is a successful and well-established international company.
For more details about the job or the company, please contact Account Director Hanne Bjerregaard, Unique Human Capital M: +45 31 12 19 41. All applications must be in English and are treated confidentially.
Lantmännen, a Swedish cooperative of 29,000 farmers taking responsibility from field to fork, owns Lantmännen Unibake. Lantmännen Unibake is specialized in frozen (83%) and fresh (17%) products. The product categories ad wheat bread, fast food, Danish pastry, French pastry and Rye Bread.
Lantmännen Unibake has acquired the VAASAN Group in Finland and owns the brands Hatting, Schulstad, Korvbröds Bagarn, Americana and EuroBake. The company has 36 bakeries, 5,900 employees, a turnover of 1.1 billion EUR in 2016 and is present in more than 20 countries.
For further information, please see www.lantmannen-unibake.com