Unilever Factory Manager LSDI in Carrigaline, Ireland

Factory Manager LSDI



The Factory Manager Cork is responsible for operating the Cork factory (or factories) as per agreed standards. S/he leads manufacturing activities in the factory to achieve desired service levels on time. The Factory Manager delivers site targets following the supply chain and category strategies including targets on service, costs, productivity, quality, innovation and OSHE.


  • Deploy and Deliver to annual plan and financial results including targets on service, costs, productivity, quality, innovation and OSHE

  • Recommend long-term site strategic plans to the Regional Category and Supply Chain teams and to the Pepsi Lipton Joint Venture.

  • Lead site to develop and implement continuous improvement plans to deliver site targets – manufacturing performance management

  • Manage and deliver the site’s financial results: annual budgets, Sourcing Unit Result, conversion costs and create programmes to deliver financial results

  • Engage and facilitate the implementation of innovations on site, for products, ways of working, service models and supply chain models

  • Lead optimization projects in the wider E2E Ready to Drink network: planning, portfolio and innovation.

  • Propose, agree with Category Technology and implement the necessary capital investments to meet the planned production requirements, safety, environmental and cost targets

  • Pursue a site long term plan, including restructuring, re-engineering and retrofitting as agreed by VP SC Category; prioritize and plan resources development and deployment

  • Ensure that the technical standards of all manufacturing and non-manufacturing fixed assets are maintained. Enable the factory operation to achieve high level of Customer Service at optimal cost

  • Support TPM activities and teams by leading the TPM Steering Committee

  • Co-ordinate and direct the factory to achieve the agreed production plans at the specified product quality with optimum labour, energy and materials utilization.

  • Ensure Working Capital management systems are effectively used, and deliver inventory targets set with Regional Category Planning Directors and Regional Supply Management Directors.

  • Co-ordinate and direct the quality management in line with QA system and ISO 9000 procedures.

  • Lead HR policy deployment and implementation on sites, including management of employee relations.

  • Ensure effective local stakeholder management and community issues aligned with Unilever policies

  • Guard and ensure the application of all Unilever Policies and governance requirements.

  • Lead on initiatives and projects aiming for sites integration and collaborative work along the extendedsupply chain

  • Lead Supply Planning

  • Be the statutory head of factory where there is a legal separation


  • 4-5 Years experience in Supply Chain (Make/Technology, SHE, Quality are must, additionally Plan, R&D an advantage) - ESSENTIAL

  • FMCG experience - PREFERRED

Job: Supply Chain

Primary Location: Ireland-Ireland (Province Level)-Carrigaline-Cork Factory

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: Sep-10-2017

Req ID: 17000BKK