Co-Man Operations Manager

Nestle Middle East

Cairo, Egypt

Ref: GP991-494

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Position Summary
To ensure the execution of contract manufacturing strategy in the country in accordance with Business requirements, whilst ensuring full compliance with Nestle Corporate Standards and Guidelines.

A day in the life of...

- Make vs Buy Analysis:
Leads and ensures that the right resources are gathered for a Make-or-Buy Analysis. Ensures that all local projects undergo a review/ re-assessment of Make-or-Buy analysis with the relevant corporate stakeholders.

- Sourcing Management:
Identification and validation of potential contract manufacturers (new or existing) for a particular product. Leads the capability assessment process, including coordination of required assessment and audits to ensure selection of best option.

- Contract Management:
Ensures establishment of non-disclosure and confidentiality Agreement, Letter of Intent and Complete Contract Manufacturing Agreement. Assists price negotiations under the leadership of the Procurement Team. Ensures timely review of Contract Manufacturing Agreements and Improve current visibility.

- Operations Management:
Leads regular meetings with local Co-manufacturers to assess performances as per the agreed scorecard (quality, cost and service). Ensures adherence to Nestle principles and policies as well as local laws and regulations. Ensures compliance to health, food safety and regulatory requirements of all products manufactured. Ensures that root causes analysis and detailed action plans are put in place to close gaps. Ensures that mid and long-term capacity plans are reviewed based on latest demand planning.

- Exit/Exception Management:
Ensures that the protocols agreed in the Contract Manufacturing agreement for the exit management are effectively followed. Manages all the phases of exiting the contract, while ensuring the required service, quality and cost.


What will make you successful

- Bachelor's Degree holder
- Strong leadership agility and ability to manage and engage with high level 3rd party organizations stakeholders.
- Highly motivated, autonomous and able to integrate different working cultures in a diverse working environment
- Experience in successful deployment of new products or startup
- Good financial acumen including awareness on product costing structure.
- Manufacturing background with sound knowledge of manufacturing production process of different product categories.
- Sourcing management experience and good industry awareness.
- Basic knowledge of Quality, Safety, Health and Environment.

About the Company

Nestle with headquarters in Vevey, Switzerland was founded in 1866 by Henri Nestle and is today the world's biggest food and beverage company. Sales for 2006 were CHF 98.5 bn, with a net profit of CHF 9 bn. We employ around 265,000 people and have factories or operations in almost every country in the world.

The Company's strategy is guided by several fundamental principles. Nestle's existing products grow through innovation and renovation while maintaining a balance in geographic activities and product lines. Long-term potential is never sacrificed for short-term performance. The Company's priority is to bring the best and most relevant products to people, wherever they are, whatever their needs, throughout their lives.

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