Connect Search is partnering with a high profile food group to recruit an Interim COO for their Italian operation.
Reporting to the Country President with a dotted line to the Group COO, this newly created role will be part of the senior leadership team responsible for driving best in class operational performance across multiple sites.
Key responsibilities include:
Leading and developing a team of Managers responsible for manufacturing, engineering, technology and supply chain activities;
- Full responsibility for the supply chain, including strategic and operational management of all manufacturing plants;
- Driving the simplification of production processes through standardization, technology and innovation, and the implementation of Lean methodology;
- Building integrated processes in supply chain by working with all functions in the Group and tracking performance through effective KPIs, budgeting and forecasting .
To apply, you must speak Fluent Italian and English and be an experienced Operations Executive who has the appetite and capability to operate in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment.
You will have implemented Lean processes or similar methodology across multiple geographies. You must have strong hands-on plant development experience and the ability to lead and motivate a large team combined with a strategic approach to implementing innovation and technology to drive operating performance.
This is an outstanding opportunity to join a growing, innovative business.
Apply now for immediate consideration or contact Sean Lydon for further information.