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Facility Manager (Istanbul)

You can’t get far in FMCG in Turkey without having heard the names 'Ulker' and ‘Kellogg’s’. Both have been around for generations and have built up an impressive portfolio of brands that can be found in many kitchens across the globe – the companies came together in Protected content form a Joint Venture to bring brands like Coco Pops®, Special K® and Cornflakes™ to Turkey.
We have an opportunity for a Facility Manager based in our Manufacturing Plant. This is a great opportunity for you to drive the local efforts of our established multi-national brands; and to work directly with our local and European colleagues to maximize the efficiencies and knowledge available in the wider network.

The Role will be responsible for:

Being a champion for people safety, food safety and the quality agenda promoting a world-class manufacturing environment.
Owning all operational aspects of cereal manufacturing in Turkey, the Facility Manager will ensure the product is available in line with demand at the quality and cost expected.
Working to develop the continuous improvement agenda delivering long-term success across Safety, Quality Engineering and Operational performance, ensuring KPIs are in place to facilitate continuous improvement.
Adhering to all legislative requirements of manufacturing including, but not limited to, Safety, Environment and People.
Delivering cost saving targets in manufacturing, including improving cash flow through stock management.
Leading the plant team to fulfill its vision as a cost competitive, high quality provider of premium food products


With a minimum of 7 years experience in production roles including a solid leadership position you should have a track record of success; and you will be hungry for your next opportunity,
As an excellent communicator and influencer in English and Turkish you will be able to sell your ideas at all levels of the organization, and you will have a great ability to use data to drive behaviour,
With expertise in linking operational data to financial improvement you will be able to drive the right projects and with a solid understanding of Lean/Continuous Improvement you will support this with a strong set of tools,
Food, Beverage or Pharmaceutical Industry experience is essential, working for an international company or a big brand in consumer goods is preferred,
The candidate will have a Bachelors degree in a related or relevant field,
Male candidates should have complete their military service.

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