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Production Director - Food

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Keyskills: Production, Director, Food Processing, Management

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a seasoned Production Director to join a leading food manufacturing company based in Ayutthaya. This role offers the chance to oversee and ensure smooth operations within a dynamic and fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will report directly to CEO, taking charge of supervising factory workers and ensuring all operations run smoothly. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a strong background in food processing and management to take their career to the next level.

  • Oversee production costs, labour efficiency, yield, and outcomes of cost improvement initiatives.
  • Ensure compliance with food safety requirements and good manufacturing practices.
  • Develop, propose, and implement capital improvement plans for the plant.

What you'll do:

As a Production Director, you will play a pivotal role in driving the success of our operations. You will be responsible for overseeing production costs, ensuring compliance with food safety requirements, reducing operating costs, fostering positive employee relations, developing capital improvement plans, managing budgets, meeting customer service goals, setting health and safety targets, and adhering to quality assurance policies. Your leadership skills will be crucial in guiding your team towards achieving operational excellence.

  • Oversee production costs, labour efficiency, yield, and outcomes of cost improvement initiatives in operations.
  • Ensure compliance with the company's food safety requirements and good manufacturing practices.
  • Actively seek ways to continuously reduce operating costs.
  • Promote a positive and productive employee relations environment by implementing initiatives that foster positive relations.
  • Develop, propose, and implement capital improvement plans for the plant.
  • Take charge of preparing and executing the plant overhead budget and achieving direct product cost targets.
  • Meet or exceed customer service level goals by coordinating processes and activities across all functional areas.
  • Set and achieve health and safety targets.
  • Ensure adherence to all policies and procedures for quality assurance, food safety, and customer specifications on a daily basis.

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Production Director role brings a wealth of experience from the food processing industry. With at least 10 years' experience under his belt, he possesses strong leadership skills honed from 5-7 years in management roles. He holds a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering or a related field. His strong verbal and written communication skills enable him to effectively convey information across all levels of the organisation. His proven decision-making ability allows him to make sound judgments that drive the success of the operations.

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering or related field is required.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the food processing industry is essential.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in a management role is necessary.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are vital.
  • Proven decision-making ability is crucial.

What sets this company apart:

This leading company is recognised as a leader in their field of expertise. The culture is demanding but rewarding, offering significant potential rewards for those with a confident and can-do attitude. This role offers great career progression opportunities for the right person, making it an exciting opportunity not to be missed.

What's next:

If you are driven, determined and ready to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you.

Apply today by clicking on the link.

Due to the high volume of applications, our team will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted.

Robert Walters Recruitment (Thailand) Limited
Recruitment License No.: น. 1188 / 2551

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Engineering and Manufacturing

Focus: Plant Management / Production / Manufacturing

Industry: Engineering

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Director

Location: Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province

Job Reference: 2DAI47-632AB85D

Date posted: 17 June 2024

Consultant: Preawphan Sirisuk

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