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Formulation Manager

Job Title: Formulation Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mayo
Industry:
REF: 90698
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Bimi Felix
Email: bimi@hero.ie
Telephone: 0868395533


Formulation Manager
Our client, a manufacturing company in Mayo are currently looking to recruit a Formulation Manager for their site.


Key Duties/Responsibilities
  • Manage, lead and motivate a multi-skilled Formulations Team in an empowered team-based environment, ensuring full engagement of team members.
  • Provide strategic direction to the Formulations Team by setting goals and objectives.
  • Establish good working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Lead plant Formula Management activities including supporting BCP activities.
  • Lead Formula Optimization work on behalf of the company in collaboration with R&D.
  • Provide troubleshooting advice to adjust distressed batches and so minimize business impact.
  • Build the infrastructure of expertise in the team to meet evolving business needs at the company.
  • Lead team operational excellence activities to continuously improve our processes and eliminate waste.
Previous Work Experience
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in a Quality Assurance, Product Development or Regulatory Support function of a food related business.
  • Experience in the following areas is desirable: Technical Master Data, Technical Networking, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs and Management of Confidential Information.
  • Experience of people management in a people focused, team based environment is desirable.
  • Strong communication, problem solving, planning and project management skills.
  • Performance management, systems thinking and strategic planning skills are desirable.
  • Good understanding of SAP, Batching Systems and Processing Equipment is desirable.
Educational Requirements
  • A Third Level degree in a Science or Engineering Discipline. A Science Degree should preferably be in Applied Chemistry, Food Science or Food Technology with a demonstrated aptitude to relate business and technical requirements.
Cultural Diversity
  • Frequent contacts with customers and suppliers from a variety of countries/continents.
Communications
  • Leadership Team and Wider Management Team - daily contact in management of operation
  • Other functional contacts throughout TCCC- approvals, reports, projects, technical support
  • Corporate Quality Assurance
For further information on this Formulation Manager role in Mayo please contact Bimi Felix on 0868395533 / bimi@hero.ie
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