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Plant Director

Reporting to the Vice President Global Operations Ingredients”, based in Geneva
Member of the “Ingredients Global Operations Leadership Team” (8 ingredients plants around the world)

Location: Castets, France

Key Responsibilities:


  • Lead the Site’s Management Committee to ensure Operations Excellence and Continuous Improvement:  Safety, Clients Service, Site’ Competitiveness, Investment Project Execution & Compliance
  • Direct Management of the Production Team (15 operators and 1 supervisor)
  • Set annual plant targets and monitor site performance via standard KPI’s (Safety, Quality, Costs, People) and Budget
  • Ensuring contact and good collaboration with community neighbours.
  • Ensure personal development of his team in collaboration with HR.
  • Be the Company representative with local authorities


We value:


  • Master degree in chemical engineering or equivalent
  • Experience: at least 10 years in the Process industry (Chemical, Pharmaceutical, F&F) with strong exposure to People and Safety management
  • Skills:  Leadership, People management, Team player with strong work ethic, Communication (able to interact with Corporate leaders as well as with operators), Continuous improvement (Lean/Six Sigma certification being a plus).
  • Familiar with Industry 4.0 concepts.
  • Comfortable in a changing environment and matrix organization.
  • Language: French native or equivalent. English: fluent


We offer:


  • A motivating work environment with qualified and passionate employees
  • Opportunity to work for a company that cares about the environment and sets and achieves ambitious sustainability objectives
  • Strategic Ingredients Production site, highly automated 
  • To be part of an international leading team in FNF Ingredient production