Nigel Wright · Publicerad 22 dec

The company
The Annas brand dates from 1929, the year in which Anna and Emma Karlsson opened their home bakery in Stockholm, Tyresö. Annas is a success story in its home markets of Sweden and Finland. The biscuits can also be found in the shelves in some twenty other countries, including the US, Canada and a number of Asian markets.

Today Anna´s is a growing company where approximately 3000 metric tons of Anna´s Thins are produced every year. While Annas Ginger Thins place in the Nordic is a mature market with a year on year growth, export has a large growth potential and already represent 50% of total volume. represent one third of total volume. They export to large parts of Europe, as well as to select countries in Asia and North America.

Anna's is owned by Lotus Bakeries and will expand and list more products than just gingerbread cookies.
Lotus Bakeries is a dynamic, internationally oriented company within the indulgent and natural snacking segment, with headquarters in Belgium and listed on Brussels stock market. Production facilities are in Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Sweden and a new plant in USA is being constructed. Sales works through 16 own sales organizations in Europe, America and Asia as well as cooperating with commercial partners in forty countries worldwide.

We are now looking for a new Operations Manager to take on the responsibility for the Nordic operations for Annas Pepparkakor.

The Role
The operations manager is responsible for all aspects of managing the Tyresö plant, warehouse, facility, procurement of indirect materials, services, asset management of facility & machinery.
Responsibilities include maintaining a safe working environment and focus on efficient production & distribution to deliver high quality products within the predefined timeframe and in the most cost-efficient way. This role reports directly to the Country Manager.

Your Key Responsibilities
  • The overall performance of the Tyresö plant
  • Coach 14 direct reports as well as up to 30 seasonal workers
  • To ensure and continuous improve areas of Safety, Quality, Production efficiency, Capex& Budgeting, and Deliveries
  • Facility management to be used and maintained in the most cost-efficient way
  • Warehousing, i.e. securing efficient processes to manage various warehousing solutions.
  • Purchasing Indirect Materials & Services for the plant and facility.
  • Align with Corporate Procurement on initiatives and priorities for local purchasing.
  • Managing forecasts, deliveries and launch SKUs for the different sales offices.
  • Manage the S&OP process from the plant perspective.
  • Implement the Service Level Agreement between the SOFs and the plant.
Profile Description & Background
The person we are looking for have a strong drive, excellent understanding of and experience with "clean classified high quality” production. A humble and dedicated mindset towards developing and improve both co-workers and existing processes. Further he or she are eager to learn and finds it natural to take ownership of results.

Key Requirement:
  • Master's degree in Production, Mechanical Engineering or Economics
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience from the food industry
  • Managerial experience with strong proven leadership in operational organizations
  • Thorough SAP knowledge
  • Proficient experience in Lean manufacturing
  • Fluency in Swedish and English
  • Fit into the Lotus T O P-culture
Lotus Bakeries have chosen to partner with Nigel Wright in this recruitment. We look forward to your application with an updated CV. Please also note that the applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis.

Nigel Wright is a leading search & headhunting company focusing on international consumer industry with specialization within Commercial, Supply Chain, Finance and HR, as well as interim search.

Sökord: Produktionschef, Production, Livsmedel, Fmcg, Operations manager, Manufacturing, Operations, Plant manager, Fabrikschef
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