Key responsibilities of the role:
Experience & Education:
At least a Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline ideally engineering or science-based
Able to demonstrate extensive experience of operational leadership and management within a manufacturing environment.
Able to demonstrate experience of implementing Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) pillars and Lean Principles.
Black Belt Six Sigma
Clear understanding and experience of the stepped pillar approaches of AM, PM, Org, FI, Flow, Quality, Safety, IM, M&E & Leadership.
Strong coach skills across all levels of an organisation
Methodical problem solver who is able to turn theoretical principles into clear strategy.
Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills who can influence at all levels of an organisation.
Extensive experience in successful application of Lean and 6 sigma techniques.
Experience of creating and working in a High Performing culture.
For more than 265 years, JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) is inspired by its belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee or tea. We are fuelled by our purpose of unleashing the possibilities of coffee and tea to create a better future. Today, our coffee & tea portfolio is available in more than 100 developed and emerging markets, through a portfolio of over 50 brands that collectively cover the entire category landscape led by leading household names such as L’OR, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, Douwe Egberts, Old Town, Super, Pickwick and Moccona.
JDE is part of JDE Peet’s, the world’s largest pure-play coffee and tea company, headquartered in The Netherlands.
What’s it like to work at JDE?
The Jacobs Douwe Egberts Site in Banbury was originally built in 1965 and is the home manufacturer of Kenco Coffee. It now processes and packs much of the JDE coffee brands for UK stores (Kenco, Tassimo, L’OR). The site consists of 4 Coffee Roasters ,1 Freeze Drier, 2 Spray Driers, 1 Agglomerator and 7 Packing Lines. This is a traditional UK Legacy site and we plan to make it a world class site incorporating the latest manufacturing methodologies.