First Line Manager Packaging (shift based)

ABIn Bev
Newport (Casnewydd)
14 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Company description:

About the Company

We are AB InBev. Committed to driving growth that leads to better living for more people, in more places. Through brands and experiences that bring people together. Through our dedication to brewing the best beer with the best ingredients. And through our commitment to helping farmers, retailers, entrepreneurs and communities grow. We are building a company to last. Not just for a decade, but for the next 100 years. Through our brands and our investment in communities, we will bring more people together, making our company an integral part of our consumers' lives for generations to come.

Our brewing heritage dates back more than 600 years, spanning continents and generations. From our European roots at the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium; to the pioneering spirit of the Anheuser & Co brewery in St. Louis, US; and the creation of the Castle Brewery in South Africa during the Johannesburg gold rush. Now, with operations in over 50 countries, and our brands sold in over 100, we are truly a world leader, and our diverse portfolio of well over 400 beer brands includes global brands Budweiser®, Corona® and Stella Artois®.

Job description:

Key Tasks:

Manages people, leads shift handover meeting, work scheduled, training needs, employee relationships, individual performance, one to one sessions, coaching, etc.

Takes ownership for balancing constant search for new improved ways of working, together with sustained implementation of agreed ways of working
Ensures effective communication and coordination across a wide geographical department
Adheres to packaging production schedules to meet quality and demand needs and to optimise manpower operation
Ensures performance meets daily, weekly and monthly KPI's (e.g. plan attainment, losses, GLY, OEE, LEF, Productivity, energy, utilities etc.) and attend departmental meetings as per MCRS to report corrective actions.
Actively seeks feedback and monitors progress against plans
Carries out troubleshooting with maintenance department to issue root cause correction, identifies and executes proper process adjustments when required
Actively and consistently adopts structured target setting and performance management processes
Constantly drives to ensure responsibility and accountability within the day to day operations of team
Walks the floor, leads by example, positively challenge under-performance, reinforce good behaviours
Motivates team to work collaboratively, celebrating successes.
Manages shift rotas, including managing absent employees, to ensure flexibility and skill balance within the team to meet current and future needs of business

Key Tasks: Accountabilities

Promotes safe working practices and addresses safety concerns and incidents within the department in a timely manner.
Ensures compliance with all company and legal obligations
Accountable for signing off the creation of SOP's
Takes ownership for adherence to processes and SLA's within area e.g. Order Management, Planning & Scheduling, Warehouse, Transportation, Customs & Excise
Complies and Manages team's compliance to ES, quality and HACCP standards
Improves energy / utilities consumption performance and shares accountability of the maintenance and utility costs across the department
Assists with capex projects as required
Ensure cost optimisation across all areas of the department

Required profile:

Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

•Ensure effective management of significant change issues
•Contribute excellent knowledge of manufacturing principles, tools and techniques and project management principles
•Ensure successful delivery of process improvement initiatives
•Ensure effective management of a complex large department
•Act as a role model for the ten principles ensure that the culture within the department is aligned to the ten principles
•Experience of managing within an FMCG environment (Desirable)
•Strong track record of delivering results
•Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent (not mandatory)
•Strong numerical & verbal skills

What we offer:

At the heart of our dynamic global growth is a simple belief: nothing should come between incredibly talented people and an accelerated career.

That's why we dream big. Why we look to the future, not the past. Why we value talent over title. And why we hire people that can be better than ourselves.

At AB InBev you'll join a driven team that shares your desire to grow, your courage to challenge and commitment to act. In return, we'll reward your achievements.

The opportunity is here. Make it yours!

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